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Sacramento RiverTrain

400 N Harbor Blvd, West Sacramento, CA 95605-1760
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Perfect evening

What a ride, the Beer was fabulous beer, the staff so friendly and the scenery wonderful. It was a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
ColCogs
via mobile
Magical Christmas Train Ride

We absolutely loved dressing in pajamas for our 90 minute train ride and were in the Christmas... read more

Reviewed January 10, 2018
Exquize
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Riverside, California
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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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  • Average10%
  • Poor10%
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“open cars” (3 reviews)
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400 N Harbor Blvd, West Sacramento, CA 95605-1760
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Reviewed 1 week ago 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.

Thank ColCogs
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Reviewed January 10, 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

Thank Exquize
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Reviewed December 21, 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.

1  Thank redhed47
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Reviewed October 17, 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 September 14, 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

1  Thank DHC518
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Stephanie V, Front Office Manager at Sacramento RiverTrain, responded to this reviewResponded October 20, 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 August 28, 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

1  Thank BDD_11_12
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Stephanie V, Front Office Manager at Sacramento RiverTrain, responded to this reviewResponded October 20, 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 August 16, 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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Reviewed April 29, 2017 via mobile

The beer train was good craic, music was good, most of the beer was good but would have liked a bigger selection. The carriages were warm and comfortable and the open carriages were quirky. It's good that it stops half way for anyone that would...More

Thank daisyduke2891
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Reviewed September 13, 2016

We've been on this train many times in recent byears. We especially like being able to board in West Sacramento, instead of having to go back and forth to Woodland to start our trips!. Their theme tripos are a hoot - especially the beer and...More

1  Thank Richard F
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Reviewed August 29, 2016 via mobile

We took the beer train on a Friday evening... Nice that most sitting areas have a/c especially during hot summer months. Meals served were sufficient; boxed sandwiches from Panerra. You could choose either beer or wine samples... Our group went with beer. Included a souvenir...More

Thank SugarMomma71
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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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