And creative. This year's service will include weekend excursions to the Great Sand Dunes and several concert treks on the "Highnote Express" one, on July 17, with Michael Martin Murphey and other Western entertainers, and another on August 22 and 23 with the Liverpool Legends, a Beatles tribute show. "The dome cars allow us to do an enormous amount of things we couldn't do a year ago," says Thomas. You can see for yourself with 360-degree panoramas when you board the train in Alamosa, La Veta or even Monte Vista. Prices vary depending on the date, distance and entertainment; for information, go to http://riograndescenicrailroad.com.
May 24-Oct. 31, 2008