A blog dedicated to the musings of my 5 year old

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By Train to Santa Cruz

What I love about Roaring Camp Railroads, in the heart of the Santa Cruz Mountains, is the lush backdrop – their quaint depot (complete with a general store and restrooms) sits at the edge of Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park, and their trains trundle under the cooling canopies of elegant redwoods. Roaring Camp is about an hour and 15 minutes from the Tri-Valley, ... Read More »

By Train from Martinez to Sacramento

~ A relaxing travel option for drivers and families, and a unique experience for kids who’ve never traveled by train. Martinez is only a 30 minute drive from the Tri-Valley, and the train ride is one hour. Arrive in Sacramento, and it’s a short walk to the historic Old Town, or Old Sacramento. The Amtrak Station in Martinez ... Read More »