Staying Cool

July 20, 2019

It may be hot outside, but it’s a cool 72 degrees inside the world’s largest train display. No matter the weather, it’s always nice inside of EnterTRAINment Junction! If it’s too hot, too cold, too much rain… no problem! We have plenty for you to do indoors! Here are some ways to beat the summer […]

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Active play birthday party ideas

May 25, 2019

What’s a birthday party without fun activities?! We’ve compiled a list of some of our favorite “active play” birthday party ideas that are sure to keep kids happy and, well, active! Coal Toss To set up for this game, place a box (or two boxes if you want to race!) on the ground which will […]

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Our favorite train museums

May 2, 2019

If you ever want to learn about the history of model railroads, see cool artifacts from back in the day, and learn how railways impacted U.S. history, look no further! We’ve compiled a list of some of our favorite (nearby) train museums! THE KENTUCKY RAILWAY MUSEUM The Kentucky Railway Museum is a non-profit organization. The goal […]

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Tips for your next train journey visit

April 27, 2019

In order to get the MOST out of your time at EnterTRAINment Junction, we’ve provided some helpful tips that you’ll want to consider for your next visit! DO-IT-ALL Ticket! This is our BEST deal and it will give you access to all of our attractions! You’ll get to experience the Train Journey which includes the […]

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Kids’ Birthday Parties: Dos and Don’ts

April 19, 2019

There have been a few blog posts that have gone out recently focusing on kids’ birthday parties. One thing that we haven’t discussed  are some frequently asked questions that people have when it comes to planning the big day such as who to invite, how long a party should last, what kind of party you […]

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Themed parties!

April 11, 2019

One of our most popular birthday party themes is…TRAINS! Can you believe it?! Who wouldn’t want to have a train or a Thomas themed party! We have all the decorations, plates, cups, napkins, and even goodie bags on site so no need to run out and buy anything! We can even pick up the cake […]

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Time for a party!

April 5, 2019

Here at EnterTRAINment Junction we LOVE celebrating birthdays! In fact, we have the perfect way to help you celebrate -whether the birthday guest is turning 1 years old or 99 years old – our facility has everything you need for the celebration of the year! When you have your birthday party at EnterTRAINment, you are […]

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Tips to stay healthy

February 28, 2019

When it comes to staying healthy, EnterTRAINment understands the importance of a clean facility which involves sanitizing the kids play structure every night, cleaning counter tops, and offering hand sanitizer at different locations throughout our facility. Not to mention, we get a LOT of compliments on how clean our restrooms are. (Way to go, Scottie and crew!) Even […]

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Santa snacks!

December 20, 2018

Who says Santa is limited to his sleigh?! We’ve compiled a list of fun Christmas craft/snack ideas for you to enjoy! The holidays are the perfect time for baking and snacking so why not try some of these easy creations! 1. To create a graham cracker train you’ll need: -12 whole graham crackers -12 chocolate […]

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Stocking Stuffers!

December 13, 2018

It’s that time of year again and we get shoppers come in every day trying to find the perfect stocking stuffers for their friends and family! We’ve compiled a list of some our absolute favorites which we carry in our gift shop and in Junction Hobbies and Toys: Mad Mattr Mad Mattr is a stretchy new material […]

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Halloween Safety

October 22, 2018

Who doesn’t love dressing up as your favorite character or becoming a super hero for a night? Mix that with loads of candy and you have yourself a pretty SWEET holiday!! With Halloween right around the corner we wanted to showcase some of our favorite train-themed costumes and provide some safety tips for a fun […]

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Trains and Autism

October 4, 2018

Working at EnterTRAINment Junction allows me to meet so many amazing families. I was talking to a mom just the other day about her son, who is autistic. We were discussing how much he loves coming to watch the trains and how there is a link between kids with autism and their love for trains. […]

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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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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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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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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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Everything Thomas

February 1, 2018

It’s that time of year again… Thomas has had his winter nap and is ready to celebrate with us! For the entire month of February, kids will be able to ride on our INDOOR train ride! Allllll aboard! Not only do kids get to hop aboard their favorite engine, they also get to search for […]

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