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Goodbye, Gas & Gridlock; Hello, Metrolink Fun & Free Tickets

The high price of gas has put a dent in the summer car trip. Fortunately, a Metrolink train trip can put your vacation back on track – and right now, there’s a chance to win four round-trip tickets and a $100 gift card. Enter for a chance to win here.

Need trip inspiration? These are some of our favorite day trips:

San Juan Capistrano: Within an easy walk from the station, there are one-of-a-kind restaurants and shops, and a petting zoo. The famous mission is a must-see and features fascinating history.

San Clemente: Some of California’s best stretches of wide sandy beaches are within minutes of the Metrolink station, Bring your friends, your kids and your boards and bikes.  

Oceanside: This authentic beach town features quiet beaches, a quaint New England-style harbor, historic wooden pier, plenty of craft breweries and relaxing seaside dining.

Los Angeles: The City of Angels is packed with fun places to visits like Chinatown, historic Olvera Street, museums and amazing restaurants.

Discover more about these destinations and other Metrolink Daycations here.  

On weekends, adults ride throughout the Metrolink system for only $10 Saturday or Sunday and kids 17 and under ride free. On any one weekday, the adult fare for unlimited rides throughout the Metrolink system is only $15.

Check out 42 trip ideas from 14 stations and enter to win today.