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The South Coast Railroad Museum offers memorable and scenic day-trips for the general public and private parties aboard restored and revitalized vintage railcars, from the Santa Barbara and Goleta Amtrak stations along the magnificent Pacific Coast to the San Luis Obispo Amtrak station. While aboard, passengers will experience firsthand the spectacular views and sites for which this beautiful route is famous, including the majestic Gaviota Coast, Santa Barbara Channel Islands, abundant wildlife and flora, the Hollister Ranch, Point Conception, Vandenberg AFB, Pismo Beach, the Edna Valley wine country, a number of state and county beach parks, and a lot more.

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"Amtrak Sampler" on Sunday, Oct. 11
Adult (18 & up): from $9.95
Child (thru age 17): from $7.95
"Amtrak Sampler" on Sat., Nov. 14
Adult (18 & up): from $9.95
Child (thru age 17): from $7.95
Ride Vintage Rail Sampler on Dec. 12
Regular Price: $82.00
Online Discount: $79.00


Join us for this morning rail trip along our beautiful Channel Coast!

Ride two historic rail cars, Overland Trail and Pacific Trail, on this scenic day-trip along our beautiful coast!

Sweetheart Special on Feb. 6, 2016
Regular Price: $140.00
Online Discount: $135.00

Enjoy this scenic Valentines-themed rail excursion. Includes buffet lunch.