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Rio Grande Rail Trip for 2 Plus Outdoor Concert, Half Off

Sold out - This deal was published May 30, 2014 and sold out August 19, 2014.
By Heather Georgianna
Hop aboard the Rio Grande Scenic Railroad for an "entertainment-filled excursion through one of the most beautiful and historic areas" in the Rockies (5280).

Why we love it

  • Catch the "beautiful sounds of the western folk artists" (303 Magazine)
  • "Trains and music. They're inexorably intertwined" says the Chicago Tribune
  • 303 Magazine declares the view "unbeatable"
  • Ten shows offered throughout the summer


June 15, 2014 - Sept. 14, 2014; select Sundays


Rio Grande Scenic Railroad
Alamosa Pick-Up
610 State Ave.
Alamosa, CO 81101
(See Map)
Tel: 877-726-7245

What's included

  • $19 (reg. $38), for two adult economy class tickets
  • $5 (reg. $9), for one children's ticket (ages 2-12)
  • Performers include Michael Martin Murphey, Trout Fishing in America and Juice Newton
  • "Trains will take passengers directly to the concert site at Fir, an amphitheater only accessible by railroad car [and] powered solely by wind and solar energy" (5280)
  • All tours are round trip and board at both the Alamosa and Fort Garland stations
Travelzoo Tip: Take advantage of the new depot in Fort Garland, and save half an hour on the drive from Colorado Springs, Pueblo or Denver.

The fine print

Valid June 15, 2014 - Sept. 14, 2014; Sunday shows only. Tours leave at 10 a.m. Not valid June 22 or June 29. Valid for economy class tickets only. Click here for full schedule. Reservations required; subject to availability. Call to make a reservation; reference voucher. Present voucher upon arrival. Tax, if applicable, and gratuity are not included. Please tip on the full value.

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$19 June 15, 2014 - Sept. 14, 2014; select Sundays   $38
50% off | 444 bought
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Rio Grande Scenic Railroad
90% Enjoyed Rio Grande Scenic Railroad
90% (29 ratings)
Sold out at
1:05 p.m. CT on Aug. 19


M – F, 9am – 9pm ET

90% Enjoyed Rio Grande Scenic Railroad
(29 ratings)
Quality of Service
Quality of Activity
Value for the Money
Overall Enjoyed Most Other Comments

The view

The staff was excellent

Jul 9, 2015 Gary CO, United States

As said, most employees were fantastic. Just the owners lack of concern that killed it.

Both air conditioners were faulty in the dome car. Got up to 85-90 degrees inside. To make matters worse, the train owner was riding (and playing guitar- badly) in the club car where the a/c worked perfectly. As we visited that car for a cold drink, we were informed that we could not stay there and we're directed back to the oven car. I have property in La Veta, and will certainly discourage my friends and visitors to avoid this attraction. Though most employees were very professional, the operation seemed very amateurish. Just a hobby of the owner, we were told.

May 29, 2013 Darren CO, United States

The customer service at rio grande is very good.

I couldn't use this and was refuseda refund. I planned on taking my family with young kids and everytime we wanted to go, there was a beerfest or wine tasting. It was advertised to look very kid friendly with hot chocolate but was informed that the rides are not kid friendly. I am angry for purchasing 3 of these vouchers.

May 25, 2013 Amber CO, United States

The whole experience was great!! The views were breathtaking. The train crew was helpful and entertaining.

Nothing we could think of

Apr 10, 2013 WILLIAM Colorado, United States

The train ride was fun! The voucher process when I got there was easy no hassles. People that worked there was friendly. The description on TravelZoo didn't have a lot of info. I was very surprised how long the train ride was and we got a cookie and hot chocolate on our ride free. I didn't realize I signed up for that one. I was glad they did do that for us. It was -15 degrees when I went. The train was heated. YEA!

No. We were allowed to bring our own food which was a plus since I'm gluten intolerant. It is hard to eat food on a long ride that accomodates me. We had a terrific time!

Mar 25, 2013 Karen Colorado, United States

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Alamosa Pick-Up, 610 State Ave.
Alamosa, CO 81101
Tel: 877-726-7245

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