Featuring a ride on the California Zephyr, one of Amtrak’s most scenic routes, and an overnight stay at the AAA 5-diamond Broadmoor Hotel!
Day 1: Aurora CO
Fly into Denver for an overnight stay.
Day 2: Amtrak to Glenwood Springs CO
All aboard the California Zephyr for an adventure from Denver to Glenwood Springs – one of Amtrak’s most scenic routes. Pass through snow-covered mountain peaks, crystalcoated pines, glistening streams, quaint mountain villages and awe-inspiring tunnels. Your grand finale to this ride is the spectacular Glenwood Canyon with walls that climb as high as 1,300 feet! Board the Iron Mountain Aerial Tram where you’ll experience the magnificent Rocky Mountain scenery as you skim over the tops of the trees for panoramic eagle eye views of the striking mountains and a cozy dinner at the top. Unpack your bags for a 2-night stay at the Glenwood Hot Springs Lodge. B, D
Day 3: Redstone, CO & New Year’s Eve
Experience the serenity of the mountains on a horse drawn sleigh ride through the canopy of snowy pine trees in Redstone, CO, a unique village originally developed as a turn-of-the-century “Camelot” and now listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Enjoy an afternoon at leisure exploring the shops on Glenwood Spring’s Main Street or take a dip in our hotel’s hot springs pool which boasts water around 100 degrees and filled with rich natural minerals to restore the body. Delight in the Glenwood Vaudeville Revue complete with comedic skit, songs, dance, laughter and a champagne toast before a delicious New Year’s Eve dinner at the Historic Hotel Colorado. B, D
Day 4: AAA Five-Diamond “The Broadmoor Resort”
Happy New Year! Trek to Colorado Springs and unpack your bags for an overnight stay at the AAA Five- Diamond Broadmoor Resort. Nestled at the foot of the Rocky Mountains, this distinguished Colorado mountain retreat upholds a legacy of elegance and impeccable service. Built in 1918, the resort features many grand touches that still exist: beams painted with motifs from classical mythology, a marble staircase, ornate chandeliers, and ceiling frescoes by European artists. B, D
Day 5: Return flight home B
Per person rates*
*Includes roundtrip airfare from IND.
**If you would like a home pickup and transportation to the airport (and you live in one of the zipcodes listed here), just add $50 per person to the listed rate.