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DIY Papel Picado with Amtrak San Joaquins

DIY Papel Picado with Amtrak San Joaquins Oct 7, 2020 Papel Picado is a Mexican folk art made by cutting elaborate designs into sheets of tissue paper. The designs can be cut with small mallets and chisels from as many as 40-50 pieces of colored paper stacked together or made by folding single sheets of […]

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2020 Capitol Beer Fest!

Take the Amtrak San Joaquins to the Capitol Beer Fest on March 7, 2020!   It is almost that time of year again in Sacramento. The days are getting longer, the trees are beginning to bud again, and the Capitol Beer Fest is just around the corner!  On March 7th, grab a few friends and […]

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Valentine’s Day 2020

Valentine’s Day 2020   Welcome aboard the love train as we take a journey to your Valentine’s Day destination. Invite your special someone and hop on Amtrak San Joaquins to some of these lovely events and V-day ideas in the Bay Area. Add a cruise to your romantic train ride by celebrating your love on […]

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Ride the Amtrak San Joaquins to Allensworth

Allensworth Black History Month Celebration! Allensworth is the only town in California that was founded, funded, built, and governed exclusively by African Americans.   Its leading spirit, Lt. Col. Allen Allensworth, escaped slavery in Kentucky, served in the Union Army during the Civil War, and migrated West after Emancipation.  Settling in Los Angeles, he built a […]

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Win a Free Trip to BottleRock Napa Valley!

Win a Free Trip to BottleRock Napa Valley Get ready for BottleRock Napa Valley this year during Memorial Day weekend, May 22 – May 24! The three-day music festival in Northern California’s Napa Valley will boast top musicians on five music stages and a culinary stage with one-of-a-kind culinary and celebrity mashups.  Starting on Monday, […]

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Starting the New Year on the Right Track

Starting the New Year on the Right Track Happy New Year! How’s your list of New Year’s resolutions coming along? If you’re looking for ideas, how about adding train travel to your list? Traveling by train might seem unconventional, but that’s part of the charm – and if you’re in California, it’s certainly achievable! With […]

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Ride the Train with Santa on December 22

Ride the Train with Santa  There are books about children getting on trains and riding to the North Pole with Santa, but that sort of thing doesn’t exist in real life… or does it? We’ve learned that for one day only – Sunday, December 22nd – Santa Claus himself will board a very special Amtrak San […]

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