Tour Colorado by train, bus and limousine – or by raft, kayak, canoe, jeep or on foot
If your idea of a romantic getaway is leaving the driving to someone else, comfortable accommodations and good food, you're in the right place -- and you're thinking about a tour.
On the other hand, if you prefer more rugged adventure and don't mind getting wet, sleeping in tents or cabins and helping to prepare your own food, we have something for you, too. See below.
Amtrak Rail, Wine and Dine Tours, 800-841-9800, provides a scenic tour in a private car through the Rockies to Grand Junction, Experience dinner and a professional production at the Cabaret Dinner Theater. Tour includes two or three nights lodging and two breakfasts, plus half-day guided tour of area wineries. Adults only with a minimum of four required, starting at $299 per person.
The Wine Train, 877-244-9790, leaving Denver’s Union Station (breakfast at the station) Friday, March 31 and Friday April 7, offers an exciting weekend escape across the Rockies to Colorado’s wine country. The first day lunch is followed by a wine seminar and wine tasting on board. After arriving in Grand Junction, you’ll have the evening free with complimentary glasses of wine at select restaurants.
Saturday, you’ll be transported in style to eight area wineries to learn about local grape growing and winemaking. That evening, you’ll have the opportunity to wine and dine at selected area restaurants.
Sunday morning starts withy a short tour of a few more wineries before boarding a luxury coach for a relaxing ride back to Denver.
Packages start at $449 per person based on double occupancy. Reservations must be made at least two weeks ahead of time. Each tour is limited to 55 persons. Call 877-244-9790 for details.
A Touch With Class Limousine, 970-245-5466, offers a Leaf and Vine Tour with a choice of transportation from Grand Junction by coach or limousine to orchards and vineyards, fruit stands and wineries with complimentary beverage. Only one day advance notice is required.
Absolute Prestige Limousine Tours, 888-858-3904, offers Wine Country tours, Dinner tours, Holiday Lights tours and National Monument tours.
American Spirit Shuttles, 888-226-5031, offers three- and four--day luxury coach tours from the Grand Junction area.
Tour of Grand Valley --Three days and two nights visiting spectacular canyons, the Colorado Monument and local wineries:
Western Colorado Experience-- Four day and three nights including an all-day trip on the Colorado River and winery visits.
National Parks Tour – Four nights and three days exploring the natural wonders of Colorado and Utah including Arches National Park, Black Canyon and Grand Mesa.