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VISIT LOS ANGELES SITES VIA RIDE ON METROLINK.

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With the kids out of school and relatives visiting from out of town, Metrolink offers nine destinations for those looking for excursions over the holiday break.

For a free A-Track-Tion kit and schedule information call (800) 371-5465, or visit the Metrolink Web site at www.metrolinktrains.com.

--Train to Hollywood: Take the Metrolink train to Los Angeles and visit the Hollywood Wax Museum and Mann's Chinese Theatre. Connect free at Union Station to the Metro Red Line subway and spend a day with the stars.

--Train to Universal Studios: Ride a Metrolink train in to Los Angeles and visit Universal Studios. Connect free at Union Station to the Metro Red Line subway to the new Universal City stop.

--Train to Angels Flight: Take a Metrolink train into Los Angeles and ride the shortest railway in the world. Connect free at Union Station to the Metro Red Line subway to Angels Flight. Cost for Angels Flight is 25 cents.

--Train to Olvera Street: Ride a Metrolink train into the past to historic Olvera Street. Connect free at Union Station to the Metro Red Line and visit the birthplace of Los Angeles.

--Train to Los Angeles County Museum of Art: Visit LACMA on Metrolink trains and see more than 150,000 pieces of art dating back to ancient times. Connect free at Union Station to the Metro Red Line and catch a bus to the museum.

--Train to La Brea Tar Pits: Visit the dinosaur fossils. Connect free at Union Station to the Metro Red Line and take a bus to the La Brea Tar Pits.

--Train to the Children's Museum: Take the kids on a Metrolink ride and spend the day exploring the Children's Museum. Connect free at Union Station to a DASH bus and enjoy the hands-on exhibits at to the museum.

--Train to the Los Angeles Zoo: See lions, tigers and bears by taking the Metrolink train to the L.A. Zoo. Connect to an MTA bus and spend the day with the animals.

--Train to the Fashion and Jewelry District: Spend a day shopping on the town. Take Metrolink to the Garment or Jewelry districts. Connect free on the Metro Red Line and enjoy a day of shopping.
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Publication:Daily News (Los Angeles, CA)
Date:Dec 26, 2000
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