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Where the Trains Are!:
Wonderful North American Train Attractions for Kids of All Ages

by Heather R. Taylor

ISBN 0761504087 / 9780761504085 / 0-7615-0408-7
Publisher Prima Lifestyles
Language English
Edition Softcover
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Book summary

Kids of all ages love trains. This is evident from the thousands of visitors who frequent the more than 350 train attractions in North America each year. The greatest challenge for these train enthusiasts is finding the best attractions available.
Heather Taylor?s new book, Where the Trains Are!, shows train-lovers the best in kid-friendly train attractions across the United States and Canada. From location and admission to special events and souvenirs, this state-by-state guide includes all the critical information for planning a trip to a train attraction. This resource lists railroad museums, train stations and depots, and scenic train excursions. Many destinations have seasonal exhibits and rides that provide hours of family fun. Taylor has also found the best, and safest, places to see real trains going about their normal routes.
Train attractions can be found in every corner of North America. Some of the exhibits highlighted in this book include :
The Grand Canyon Railway, Flagstaff, AZ
Ghost Mountain Hayrides at Stone Mountain, GA
The Bluegrass Scenic Railroad, Versailles, KY
Yakima Valley Rail and Steam Museum, Toppenish, WA
And don?t forget Canada! Taylor has found the best attractions from British Columbia to New Brunswick.

Whether a train exhibit is the sole purpose of your trip, or just a way to spend an afternoon away from home, this guide shows you how to get the most out of your visit!
About the Author
Heather R. Taylor is the mother of a train-loving child. She lives in Washington, D.C., and has written on travel for the Washington Post. [via]