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By Cheryl Bac

How we enjoy the trains

Uploaded: Apr 19, 2016

When we moved to the Bay Area, I found out very quickly that many of the little ones here are fascinated by the Caltrain and the Union Pacific.

Even as a baby, our son enjoyed watching the trains go by. And I learned that it was easy to plan some of our walks, errands and other outings around the train schedules.

The options were endless. We could visit Bowden park, play at friends' homes, check out Off the Grid, and go to libraries where you could see/hear trains going by.

When Gelataio opened up by the Palo Alto train station, we met up with friends for sweets and train watching. Happy moms and little ones.

Our family has also taken the train all the way to San Francisco to watch a Giants game and on shorter rides just for the experience.

While we don't ride the train very often, we've found a variety of ways to enjoy them. How does your family enjoy the trains?