This weekend, Grandma and Grandpa N gave all of us our birthday and Christmas gifts. Since all of us have birthdays within about 6 weeks of each other and Christmas falls during that time, they decided a train ride would be a perfect gift to give all of us. The kids love trains and have been asking to take a ride. Plus, during November/December of this year we will be busy with a new baby and who knows how much bandwidth we'll have for outings.
It was awesome! The faces of the kids in the photos says it all. They had a fabulous time. The kept saying over and over, "This is SO much fun!" The "sheriff" on board made balloon light sabers and animals for the kids. More delight. We made one stop, disembarked, and had a wonderful lunch. The kids ran around for a few minutes before we headed back to the depot.
It was wonderful all around. The scenery near the river was beautiful. We've never seen the river from the non-highway side. Idaho is so beautiful. It was wonderful to enjoy it together as a family. Even more special to share it with the kids' grandparents. What a great gift!
Enjoy the photos!