Get to the BC!

September 20, 2018

Here at EnterTRAINment Junction, we have a lot of people call and ask us about other fun things to do in the area.  We like to point people to Butler County Visitors Bureau’s website because they have TONS of information and ideas for you and your family to have fun together. Whether you’re a local or […]

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Other ways to play with your train table!

September 15, 2018

We know that as kids grow, their interests change. Even if your child is still a big train fan, their train table can still come in handy for many other things! We’ve compiled a list of some of our favorite “other uses” which can be a helpful space saver! Train tables are perfect for family […]

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Rainy Day Fun

September 7, 2018

With all the rain in the forecast, we figured we would highlight some fun rainy day activities! Butler County has so many amazing indoor attractions like The Web, Archery Arena, Escape the Room Challenge, Get Air West Chester, Pump It Up, and of course yours truly, EnterTRAINment Junction. Don’t feel like leaving your house? We’ve […]

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3 Favorite Train movies… for kids!

August 30, 2018

A while back I wrote a blog about some popular train movies. Today’s focus will be on popular train movies… for KIDS! 1.The Polar Express is an inspiring adventure based on the popular children’s book. A doubtful, young, boy takes a train ride to the North Pole which quickly becomes a journey of self discovery. The […]

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Thanks for the birthday wishes!

August 23, 2018

What a great August this has been! We had such a blast celebrating our 10th birthday will all of our friends! (that’s you!) We’d like to offer up a special congratulations to our winners during the 10 days of giveaways! We had over 1,000 entries for so many fantastic prizes! Congratulations to: Melissa M., Kristin […]

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Why I love my job!

August 7, 2018

For those of you who don’t me, I have been with EnterTRAINment Junction since the very beginning! I was here when we first opened our doors, starting as a part time associate and then started full time back in 2012. It has been 10 years of FUN so I thought I would share the top […]

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Our 10th birthday video!

July 25, 2018

Check out our video that we made for out 10th birthday celebration! We gathered up a few photos from “back in the old days” until now and put them together for a fun video! It’s amazing to see the progress that has been made since opening.

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Music Loves Trains !

July 20, 2018

One of our favorite fun facts here at the Junction is that we own a piece of music history! We have singer, Neil Young’s personal touring Lionel train display.  You can see a guest video of it here. What most people don’t know is that Young was an avid model-train collector. (He even purchased part of […]

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The BIG 1-0!

July 12, 2018

EnterTRAINment Junction is turning 10 this year and we couldn’t be more excited! Time has absolutely flown by for us here at the Junction. With a variety of tourism awards, excellent ratings, and many smiling faces coming through our display on a daily basis, we just want to say THANK YOU for making it all possible! […]

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Top 5 reasons why you should come to Christmas in July!

July 5, 2018

As most of you probably know, EnterTRAINment Junction has our annual Christmas in July celebration going on now through July 31st.  If you’ve never visited with us at Christmas time, this will give you a sneak peak into what it’s like! We have our winter wonderland walk through which allows you to see the elves and […]

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Ways to spark creativity with your wooden train display

June 27, 2018

Whether you’re looking to save some cash or looking for something to keep your little one occupied, we have a few simple ideas to add some unique flare to your child’s wooden train display. Add a little bit of nature to your layout without spending a lot of money. Have your little ones make trees […]

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The making of EnterTRAINment Junction

June 23, 2018

This August EnterTRAINment Junction will be celebrating our 10th ANNIVERSARY!! We couldn’t be more excited and to celebrate I’ve decided to write a mini blog about the making of this wonderful place! EnterTRAINment Junction was dreamt up back in 2003, the building was purchased in 2005, and construction started in 2007. The grand opening was […]

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There’s an app for that!

June 14, 2018

This article is dedicated to train games on the go- available on the app store nearest you! I have played all of these games and thoroughly enjoyed them so I thought you might too! Good for the kiddos and good for adults as well! Train of Thought -is one of many games available through Lumosity. Lumosity […]

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classic train movies!

June 7, 2018

My husband is a huge movie buff and we’ve been on a bit of a movie kick recently. He has gotten me to watch many of these movies for the first time ever. (Before meeting him I only watched Disney movies and chick flicks… it’s safe to say I’ve come a long way!) In this […]

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The clubs that make it happen!

May 31, 2018

The Greater Cincinnati Garden Railway Society (or GCGRS) has been apart of EnterTRAINment Junction before EnterTRAINment even existed! It was the GCGRS alongside the Miami Valley Garden Railway Society (or MVGRS) that turned the dream of EnterTRAINment into a reality! Both clubs helped create our massive display and both clubs continue to develop and maintain the […]

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Visiting Miniatur Wunderland

May 12, 2018

For those of you who don’t know me, my dad is the owner of EnterTRAINment Junction. It has been his DREAM for many years to visit Miniatur Wunderland in Hamburg, Germany. A few weeks ago I was able to take him and my husband, Mike, to see the massive display with me!       Pictured […]

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Railroad safety facts FOR KIDS!

March 1, 2018

Here at EnterTRAINment Junction we want you to be safe AND smart around trains! We have a section in our museum dedicated to rail safety and now we’re writing an article about it as well! 1. It’s NEVER okay to walk on railroad tracks- even if there isn’t a train around. Trains can come at […]

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Why you should consider traveling by train for your next vacation

February 21, 2018

Here in Ohio, when most of us plan a trip, we think about driving or flying to our destinations, but train travel deserves a much needed second look! Trains can’t always get you to every destination, but traveling from city to city makes train travel great! Here are just a few reasons to consider it […]

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Last minute (train themed) Valentine’s Day ideas!

February 13, 2018

Create a train Valentine’s Day box: All you need are tissue boxes, colored paper, spools/lids, craft sticks, and a small paper cup/toilet paper roll -The engine itself can be made from every day household items….tissue boxes! The longer one will go on the bottom with the smaller one on top. (make sure the slit is […]

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Toy Trains

February 8, 2018

When people enter our gift shop, they laugh because their child will usually end up wanting a stuffed animal or a school bus… We have stuffed animals and school buses, but we also have TRAINS GALORE! (hey, we ARE a train place!) Here are some ideas to help pick the right train toy for your […]

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