Royal Gorge Bridge
Sheer red granite cliffs drop over 1,000 feet to the Arkansas river. The suspension bridge is composed of wooden planks which feel uncomfortably like a rickety seaside pier. It is the highest suspension bridge in the world.
It is also the most overpriced attraction and undoubetedly a tourist trap. For $25, you can walk across the "Worlds Tallest Bridge"!, ride the "World's Steepest Incline Railway"! and, that's not all. Nope, you can also see the bridge from the "World's Highest Aerial Tram"! I'm not too sure if the last one holds the record, but I think you get the point. Its one of those roadside attractions that lures the road weary soul in a subliminal advertising kind of way. After hours of viewing roadside billboards along Hwy 50, you may get the idea that this would be a great place to stop. Save your money.
Unique Suggestions: The candy store offers free samples of homemade fudge. They're not worth $25 either, but at least its something.
What a waste of time. Pretty disappointing!
Unique Suggestions: At least it's cheap...$3.00 for adults and $1.50 for children.
Fun Alternatives: There is so many other things to do, if possible try to avoid this place unless your a die hard dino fan!
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