Hop abroad Amtrak’s Coast Starlight train for a Royal European vacation in the Santa Ynez Valley, a train ride away from Los Angeles. Minutes from the Pacific Ocean, National Parks TravelingMom found traditional Danish foods and festivals, paired with the best of the Central Californian wine region. Travelers will find themselves a world away from the constant brake lights of LA. in this quiet Danish hamlet. With postcard-perfect weather, families will find a long weekend’s worth of things to do with kids in Solvang.
Call it a compromise, but I needed to get away from my car and Southern California. My heart was yearning to explore a quaint European village but my budget screamed No, you have kids. So I hopped the most scenic train