Overachieving parent alert! Do you want to buy tickets now for a real steam-powered locomotive ride complete with a visit with the Easter Bunny? You will also get to drive to/from the Santa Cruz Mountains!
If this sounds like a good fit for your family, there are available train rides on both Saturday, April 3 and Sunday, April 4; buy tickets leaving from Roaring Camp in Felton or the Santa Cruz beach boardwalk. The journey from the forest train is 75 minutes and the Beach train trip is 3 hours. Easter activities happen in town.
Called Eggstraordinary Easter Weekend Steam Train, tickets are $24 for children, ages 2 to 12, and $33 for adults. Free for children under two.
Hop on Board! After riding Roaring Camp’s real 1880s Steam Train under the majestic Redwoods, over Indian Creek Trestle, and through the Santa Cruz Mountains, your kids are going to have the time of their lives. The magic of trains, mixed with the magic of the Easter Bunny sounds pretty ummm… magical.
Other available Easter activities include:
- Giant Easter Bunny
- Jumbo Easter Egg With Candy & Prizes
- Easter Crafts
- Candle Making
- Gold Panning (call to reserve)
*All activities will comply with Covid-19 safety regulations.
NOTE: There is Easter Egg Hunt in 2021.
[Photos: Roaring Camp Railroad and Anna Azimi]