CARSON CITY, Nev. (KRNV & MyNews4.com) -- On track with summer vacation, the historic V&T Railroad now offers adventure-seeking children 12 and under the chance to climb aboard and ride a diesel train for free every Friday through summer.
Children and grandkids can take a free trip back in time to Nevada's Old West between Carson City and Virginia City on the diesel trains. The railroad trip is fully narrated to provide adults and kids a glimpse of what it was like to live and travel in the 1800s.
A stop in Virginia City offers plenty of cowboys, gunfights, Victorian ladies, ice cream parlors and Old West history. To see a current calendar of events go to www.visitvirginiacitynv.com
. The regular season steam train rides continue Saturdays and Sundays through Oct. 20.
The round trip Friday summer train ride offer is available now through Sept. 6 with online ticket purchases using the code: "kidsfree." (One free ticket, per paying adult, is available with online purchases only). Tickets are $32 for adults and $29 for veteran and seniors. To buy tickets go to www.vtrailway.com