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Sacramento RiverTrain

400 N Harbor Blvd, West Sacramento, CA 95605-1760
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The Sacramento RiverTrain is a scenic train that operates year-round from Woodland (15 minutes from Sacramento). During the evening, Sunset Dinners & Murder Mysteries are offered. During the daytime, Great Train Robberies, Brunches & Lunches run. Most trips are 3+ hours long. A variety of seasonal special events are offered, including Valentines, New Years Eve, Pumpkin Trains, Christmas Trains & more.Beginning in 2012, the train began operating in both Woodland and West Sacramento. Leading up to this expansion, the train has undergone significant renovations, added new generators, added additional staff, etc.
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400 N Harbor Blvd, West Sacramento, CA 95605-1760
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Reviewed 23 May 2018 via mobile

This was a very magical experience for our family. Our kids loved this Christmas train and hope to be back in 2018. They had an engaging play that involved all the passengers which included singing =) there was cookies and hot chocolate (refills included). It...More

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Reviewed 22 May 2018

Me and about 30 plus people from our community here in Roseville set off for a nice dinner and wine. This was the worst trip we have took. The train was not at all set up for 55 plus yr old people no service food...More

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Nicholaus L, Groups / Charters Coordinator at Sacramento RiverTrain, responded to this reviewResponded 8 June 2018

We're sorry your experience was not up to your expectations. In organizing the booking with the leader of your group, it was never requested that special accommodations be made for or the event altered for a 55 and older crowd. Our adventures that we supply...More

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Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile

What a ride, the Beer was fabulous beer, the staff so friendly and the scenery wonderful. It was a very relaxed vibe and everyone blended together to listen to some great music. This is a must for locals and visitors.

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Reviewed 10 January 2018

We absolutely loved dressing in pajamas for our 90 minute train ride and were in the Christmas spirit afterwards. We bought tickets in October because we wanted to go the day after Thanksgiving. All tickets were sold out by the middle of October for the...More

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Reviewed 21 December 2017

Fun evening with friendly helpful staff. Open cars were delightful. Walked entire train. Impressived with the accommodations. Lift for disabled makes this enjoyable for everyone.

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Reviewed 17 October 2017

We took the Pumpkin Train last Saturday. Great time for the family. Train cars were incredibly clean and comfortable, lots of room to spread out and be comfortable, we had reserved seating. Food was reasonably priced, simple but a good sandwich. Staff making balloon swords...More

1  Thank Charlie B
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Reviewed 14 September 2017

Fun train ride with a steam engine down the river. It is operated by volunteers that share a wealth of knowledge with the folks on board. I got a "first class" ticket, which had more posh seating and snacks/drinks included.More

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Stephanie V, Front Office Manager at Sacramento RiverTrain, responded to this reviewResponded 20 October 2017

Hello, Thank you for posting a review. It seems as though there may be a mix up on which train you rode with. Based on your review, it sounds as if you rode with the California State Railroad Museum. To leave a review for your...More

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Reviewed 28 August 2017

Took our three year old grandson on a REAL train ride. It was 45 minutes from Old Sacramento along the Sacramento River. Sat in the open air cars which was great so he could stand up along the railing and run around. Also, cooler on...More

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Stephanie V, Front Office Manager at Sacramento RiverTrain, responded to this reviewResponded 20 October 2017

Hello, Thank you for posting a review. It seems as though there may be a mix up on which train you rode with. Based on your review, it sounds as if you rode with the California State Railroad Museum. To leave a review for your...More

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Reviewed 16 August 2017

My friends and I really enjoyed our beer train experience. It has been awhile since we have seen each other as they are from, Lodi, Woodbridge, Elk Grove, Wilton, and Newcastle. I found this experience on fb and took a chance, so glad we did....More

Thank Lisa H
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renee f
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There are various themed train trips on the Sacramento River Train.....so for the best information on dates, prices, and type of trip, please check the website for Sacramento River Train. And all trips would be round trip.
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