Sacramento: California State Railroad Museum

The amazing California State Railroad Museum in Sacramento is a must-see for anyone with an interest in trains or American history.  About the museum, from the California State Parks website… The California State Railroad Museum (CSRM) in Old Sacramento is the world-class tribute to the role of the “iron horse” in connecting California to the rest of the nation. Our museum features 21 lavishly restored locomotives … Continue reading Sacramento: California State Railroad Museum

Sacramento: Sutter’s Fort State Historic Park

If you’re ever in Sacramento, Sutter’s Fort State Historic Park is spot you must visit.  Growing up in Sacramento, this was a regular outing on school field trips, so I take it for granted.  My husband, however, hadn’t been before, and he thought it was amazing.  It was fun to see the fort through the eyes of my husband and son. A bit of history… … Continue reading Sacramento: Sutter’s Fort State Historic Park

New Experience: Travel by Train

In 2013, I’m going to steal an idea from Danielle over at 52 Brand New.  If you haven’t checked out this blog and you have kids, I recommend you visit it soon.   Each week, Danielle writes about an experience that’s brand new to her children.  It’s a fun, inspiring blog!  Check it out… 52brandnew.com. Now, I don’t intend to try out something new each week, … Continue reading New Experience: Travel by Train