All aboard for Santa Trains at the Western Pacific Railroad Museum in Portola, California. This year celebrating its 26th Anniversary, this family tradition will run the first Saturday and then the next two weekends both Fridays and Saturdays in December: December 2nd, 8th, 9th and 15th and 16th.
Enjoy rides aboard a festive holiday train covered in lights. Free homemade cookies, hot cider, coffee and hot chocolate. Special exhibits. Local vendors. And the kids get to meet Santa and Mrs. Claus!
Museum opens at 4 pm with train rides starting at 5 pm and continuing until everyone has a turn! (Usually about 8:30 pm)
Interactive map...get directions to the Santa Trains: