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Nearby Activities

Florence and the surrounding area has a wealth of activities and attractions to make your stay truly memorable!

Florence, CO Arts and Antiques

Florence’s easily accessible downtown is a pedestrian mall of treasures with 20 antique shops, 5 art galleries, lounges, restaurants, coffee shops and other fine stores within a short walking distance. For more information on arts, antiques, and local shopping, visit the Florence Chamber of Commerce.

Royal Gorge Route Train

Welcome aboard the Historic Royal Gorge Route Railroad, considered to be one of the most scenic train rides in the world! The train takes you on a 24-mile journey through the 1,000 foot deep Royal Gorge, alongside the raging Arkansas River. You’ll have the opportunity to observe bald eagles, blue heron, Rocky Mountain bighorn sheep, mule deer, and flora native to the Royal Gorge. There are up to four departure times per day with classes of service ranging from Coach to glass topped Vista Domes, Wine Express, Gourmet Lunch, Four course Dinner, Murder Mystery and Wine Dinner Trains.

Royal Gorge Bridge and Park

“Wow!” doesn’t begin to describe what you’ll feel when walking or driving across the Royal Gorge Bridge, the highest suspension bridge in the world and an unforgettable quarter-mile journey through the clouds. The expanded Royal Gorge Park is a unique combination of natural adrenaline, human achievement, and scenic beauty that must be experienced to be believed.

Royal Gorge Zip Line Tours

Royal Gorge Zip Line Tours will guide you along a thrilling and exhilarating adventure that races across the Royal Gorge plateau or near the Arkansas River. You will have classic Colorado views of the adjacent 14 thousand foot peaks of the Sangre de Cristo mountain range and the surrounding area.Along the tour you will be able to take advantage of easy paced hiking trails where your guides will teach you about the area’s local history and terrain. A few of the trails take you along Colorado’s historic Stage Coach Road, a place where settlers long ago forged their way through Colorado’s untamed and wild western landscape.

World-Class Whitewater Rafting

Nearby Canon City, Colorado offers many whitewater rafting adventure companies including Royal Gorge Rafting. Visit the Guide to the Royal Gorge Region or the Canon City Chamber of Commerce for more information.

Whitewater Adventure Outfitters specialize in world-class whitewater rafting or family fun trips.

Raft Masters provide professional, high-quality Colorado whitewater rafting adventures dedicated to your comfort and enjoyment.

Lost Paddle Rafting offers awesome rafting trips, biking adventures, overnight trips, and great deals!

Echo Canyon River Expeditions is pure adventure! From extreme white water rafting to calm family floats, Echo Canyon builds one-of-a-kind river rafting adventures.

Join Arkansas River Tours for the trip of a lifetime! Since their inception as one of the original Colorado whitewater rafting companies in 1973, Arkansas River Tours has been committed to providing the safest, highest-quality river trips available. They have two convenient locations that offer whitewater rafting in Cotopaxi and Canon City. From advanced Royal Gorge whitewater rafting to beginner and intermediate bighorn sheep canyon rafting, they have trips for every experience level and age group.

World-Class Fly Fishing

The Arkansas River in Southern Colorado provides the best fly fishing opportunities in the Southern Rockies. The Arkansas has more public access points, that are better maintained, than most trout streams. If you like fly fishing for wild brown trout in a scenic environment among Rocky Mountain big horn sheep and eagles, then you will love the Arkansas River!

Royal Gorge Anglers offers guide services that include leisurely floats through meadows and scenic canyons to fly fishing adventures through the Royal Gorge.

Jeep Tours

At Colorado Jeep Tours they provide high quality, scenic and informative jeep tours. Every one of their tours offers a variety of information ranging from the history of the area to geology. Tours can include information on mining, local Indian folklore, prospecting and early settlers, Jurassic history of the area and the geological formations that are found in the Cañon City area. Their tours offer a fun and interesting way to learn about Colorado.

ATV Adventures

Ride the Rockies with Play Dirty ATV Tours on these unique tours customized to your ability level! Different terrain and scenery, action-packed or leisurely, no two tours are the same.

Cycling and Mountain Biking

Lizard Head Cycling Guides takes clients of all levels on the bike tour of their dreams! Whether you’re a weekend cyclist who wants to see fall foliage or a more advanced athlete who is eager to scale mountain ranges, they’ll create a vacation experience you’ll talk about for years.


Our Guest Rooms

Our charming rooms are designed with our guests in mind! We make sure that every detail of your stay with us meets your comfort and satisfaction.




Ruby Room

Discover beauty, love and renewed energy in our Ruby Room.

  • Private Bathroom
  • Queen Size Bed
  • In-House Breakfast Included
Price Per Night


Sapphire Room

Release your stress and relax in our lovely and serene Sapphire Room.

  • Private Bathroom
  • Queen Size Bed
  • In-House Breakfast Included
Price Per Night


Emerald Room

Balance and renew yourself in our beautifully decorated Emerald Room.

  • Private Bathroom
  • Queen Size Bed
  • In-House Breakfast Included
Price Per Night


Rose Quartz Room

Find serenity and a peaceful night’s sleep in our beautiful Rose Quartz Room.

  • Private Bathroom
  • Queen Size Bed
  • In-House Breakfast Included
Price Per Night


Malachite Garden Room

Heal and ground yourself in our very private Malachite Garden Room.

  • Private Bathroom
  • Queen Size Bed
  • In-House Breakfast Included
Price Per Night


Reserve the Rose

Reserve the Rose for your wedding, family reunion, special anniversary, family holiday party, and more!

  • Overnight stays with up to 10 people
  • Day or evening events with up to 60 people
  • Open to accommodating special requests per event
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