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Amtrak – 50% Off for Kids

Various Locations – Take short day-trips to Los Angeles, San Diego, San Juan Capistrano, Santa Barbara or other cities from local stations in Anaheim, Fullerton, Irvine and Santa Ana. One child’s fare ticket (ages 2-12) is eligible for a 50% discount with each fare-paying adult. Infants ride free. Restrictions apply. Read More

Angels Flight Railway

Los Angeles – Originally opened in 1901, Angels Flight — the world’s shortest railway — has given more than 100 million rides on its hillside track. The 118-year-old funicular takes passengers on a short ride between Hill Street and Grand Avenue on Bunker Hill. Read More

El Dorado Frontier in Long Beach

Long Beach – A mile-and-a-half train ride on a vintage locomotive, plus enjoy panning for treasure, riding a hand car mining buggy, or taking a spin on the Crystal Corral Carousel. Read More

Fullerton Train Museum

Fullerton – The museum has three historical cabooses and two Union Pacific Lounge cars. Guided tours are available. Admission is free. Read More

Heritage Park Railroad Exhibit

Sante Fe Springs – The exhibit has a restored steam locomotive as well as its tender, a refrigerated boxcar, and caboose. Historical buildings and picnic area are on site. Read More

Lomita Railroad Museum

Lomita – Dedicated to the era of the steam engine, the Museum offers a collection of locomotives, cabooses, oil tenders, and box cars. Read More

Orange County Model Engineers

Costa Mesa – Free train rides every third Saturday and following Sunday of each month; rides are about 12 minutes and cover two loops of the park. Read More

San Diego Model Railroad Museum

San Diego – Learn about the heritage of American railroading through educational programs, displays, toy trains, and scale models of California railroads and communities. Read More

Southern California Railway Museum

Perris – Covering 100 acres, the museum is home to a vast collection of historical locomotives, railcars, trolleys, 3-foot gauge, model trains and more. Railway trains and trolleys operate every weekend. Read More

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