SOURCE: Royal Gorge Route Railroad

Royal Gorge Route Railroad

August 31, 2009 13:13 ET

Dirndl & Lederhosen on the Royal Gorge Route Railroad Fri., Sat. & Sun., September 18 - October 4

Tickets on Sale Now to Ride the Rails for Oktoberfest, 1,000 Feet Deep in the Gorge

CANON CITY, CO--(Marketwire - August 31, 2009) -


WHO:

Royal Gorge Route Railroad

Classic train travel along the Arkansas River; through the rugged 1,000-foot deep Royal Gorge

WHAT:

Oktoberfest Three-Course Lunch by Chef Quinton Meddles in Restored Art-Deco Dining Car

-- Potato & Bacon Soup with Dumplings

-- Veal & Elk Bratwurst with Mustard Spaetzle & Braised Blaukraut (Red Cabbage) & Apples

-- Black Forest Cake

Paulaner Beer in a Commemorative Pint Glass

Live Accordion Music by Barry Haberman

Lederhosen & Dirndl are strongly encouraged.

WHEN:

12:30 p.m. train, Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays from September 18 - October 4

Two-hour scenic train-ride begins at the Santa Fe Depot and travels 24 miles, roundtrip

WHERE:

Royal Gorge Route Railroad

Santa Fe Depot

Canon City, CO

www.royalgorgeroute.com

Tickets: $69.95 for adults, $39.95 for children/$30.00 upgrade available for RGRR Dome Car

*must be at least 3 years old to attend Oktoberfest and you'll have to leave the beer drinking to the adults

VISUALS:

No Fingerhackln (the traditional Bavarian sport of hooking middle fingers to pull one's opponent over the table) but plenty of Lederhosen, Dirndl and Paulaner Beer.

About the Royal Gorge Route Railroad

Since 1879, travelers from around the world have made the journey to Cañon City, Colorado to experience the train that follows the rails on a 24-mile roundtrip through the spectacular Royal Gorge. More than 100,000 passengers experience the natural beauty of the Royal Gorge each year aboard Colorado's finest scenic railroad while enjoying the comfort and charm of the carefully restored Historic Royal Gorge Route Railroad cars. Tickets are available online at www.royalgorgeroute.com or at the Historic Santa Fe Depot located at 401 Water Street in Cañon City.

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