Red Rocks ExplorerSalt Lake City to Denver (6 Days)

Brand new in 2021! A rail journey like no other - be one of the first to ride through America's Southwest desert national parks aboard a luxury train known for the highest levels of customer service.

Vast canyons, inspiring deserts, natural archways and enchanting hoodoos are highlights of this brand new train route operated by the world-famous Rocky Mountaineer. Available in SilverLeaf Plus Service, this rail route is filled with natural marvels best seen by train, including crossing the Continental Divide, Mount Logan and Ruby Canyon. Enjoy premium craft cocktails, an elevated food experience, and a featured lounge car with additional space and dedicated mixologist.

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Travel Summary

  • Day 1: Salt Lake City arrival - overnight in Salt Lake City
  • Day 2: Salt Lake City to Moab - overnight in Moab
  • Day 3: Arches and Canyonlands National Parks - overnight in Moab
  • Day 4: Rocky Mountaineer from Moab to Glenwood Springs - overnight in Glenwood Springs
  • Day 5: Rocky Mountaineer from Glenwood Springs to Denver - overnight in Denver
  • Day 6: Denver departure

Daily Itinerary

Day 1 - Salt Lake City Arrival

Explore Salt Lake City at your leisure. Overnight in Salt Lake City.

Day 2 - Salt Lake City to Moab via Sundance Mountain Resort

Travel from Salt Lake City to Moab on a guided motorcoach tour, including Sundance Mountain Resort as a point of interest. Overnight in Moab.

Day 3 - Guided Arches National Park Tour

Enjoy a guided motorcoach tour of Arches National Park, one of Utah’s ‘Mighty 5’ national parks. Arches National Park features accessible walks to see the famous red sandstone arches. Overnight in Moab.

Day 4 - Rocky Mountaineer from Moab to Glenwood Springs

Enjoy a half-day guided tour of Canyonlands National Park and Dead Horse Point State Park in the morning. Depart Moab in the afternoon and travel onboard Rocky Mountaineer. You’ll cross the Utah-Colorado border with stunning mountain views in the background before arriving in the resort town of Glenwood Springs. Overnight in Glenwood Springs.

Day 5 - Rocky Mountaineer from Glenwood Springs to Denver

Depart Glenwood Springs and travel onboard Rocky Mountaineer. Take in the spectacular views of rugged canyons and the Colorado River before crossing the Continental Divide. Soon, you’ll reach the vibrant city of Denver. Overnight in Denver.

Day 6 - Denver departure

Your journey ends upon checkout from your Denver hotel.

What's Included

  • 2 day Rocky Mountaineer SilverLeaf or SilverLeaf Plus Service
  • 4 breakfasts, 2 lunches, 2 dinners
  • 5 nights hotel accommodation
  • Guided motorcoach tour from Salt Lake City to Moab
  • Full day guided motorcoach tour of Arches National Park
  • Half day guided motorcoach tour of Canyonlands National Park
  • Rail station transfers in Moab, Glenwood Springs and Denver

Not Included

  • Transportation from Salt Lake City Airport
  • Transportation to the Denver airport
  • Meals, other than mentioned
  • Gratuities for rail, hotel and transfer staff
  • Sales tax

2021 Pricing

Hotel Accommodations
SilverLeaf Service

SilverLeaf Plus Train Upgrade

Double Occupancy

Single Occupancy

Per Person

13 Aug - 18 Oct

$3033 USD

$3795 USD

+$495 USD

  • Prices for triples and children are available, please contact us for details.
  • Prices are per person and are subject to an additional sales tax.

The SilverLeaf Plus Upgrade Includes all of the benefits of SilverLeaf Service, plus exclusive access to the lounge car. Featuring signature cocktails, the lounge car offers additional space indoors to relax and soak in the scenery as it passes you by, as well as a small outdoor viewing area. Also, enjoy an elevated dining experience with an additional course during select meals, and premium alcoholic beverages.