Carriage and wagon rides are offered throughout the year in Old Sacramento by private coach operators. Catch a ride on 2nd Street between J and K in front of the Wells Fargo Museum and Old Sacramento Visitors Center. Call ahead to make special arrangements.

Classic Coach

Top Hand Ranch


The California State Railroad Museum’s popular excursion railroad — the Sacramento Southern Railroad operates April through September. Train rides include closed coach cars, open-air gondolas and a first-class observation car pulled by vintage diesel locomotives from the Museum’s collection.

The Excursion Train Rides will run every hour on the hour, Saturdays and Sundays from April 7 through September 23, 2018, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. (weather permitting) Departs from the Central Pacific Railroad Freight Depot in Old Sacramento (Front Street, between J and K). Click here to purchase tickets.  

Tuesday train ride tickets are only available in-person on a first-come, first-serve basis starting at 10:30 a.m. the day of the train ride at the Sacramento Southern Railroad ticket office. For more information about Train Rides click here.

Regular coach tickets are $12 for adults, $6 for youths (ages 6-17), ages 5 and under ride free. First class El Dorado tickets are $20 per person, $15 for youth (ages 6-17) ages 5 and under ride free. For more information, visit the Railroad Museum website.


The Sacramento RiverTrain is a local, family-owned business dedicated to preserving a piece of Northern California history, and providing a wide variety of unique things to do for our community. Our rail line spans 14 miles from West Sacramento to Woodland, and at a leisurely 10 to 15 miles per hour, there’s plenty of time for a cozy dinner, social wine or beer tasting event, or even an entertaining show. We hope you’ll find something new to try in an unexpected place.

Click here to learn more about Sacramento RiverTrain and reserve tickets, call 916-542-9966, or visit their storefront in Old Sacramento located at 127 J Street.  Please note, Sacramento RiverTrain excursion trains depart from 400 N. Harbor Blvd. in West Sacramento, which is located approximately 3 miles from Old Sacramento.