Add zest to a family train ride when you book Thunder Mountain Line's Wild West Train Robbery ride in southwest Idaho. As the story goes, a con man and his sidekicks set out to steal a chest of gold as it's transported on the rails. The U.S. Cavalry is aboard to protect it, but passengers young and old experience the adventure and suspense as the tale unfolds during the 3.5-hour round-trip excursion. Available on selected dates, July through November.
Contact: 208-331-1184; www.thundermountainline.com/wildwest11.htm.