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There is so much to do in New York during the holiday season, I am often times overwhelmed by all the many options...Rockefeller Center, the windows, the shows'?¦ events at every park in the city, ice skating. The list goes on and on in this magical city. I've always heard of the Train Show at the New York Botanical Gardens. It's always mentioned as a '??must-see'?? event during this season. Recently I was invited to attend this event for a special press preview.

I had no idea what to expect from this train event. Sure, I like trains and all but I'm not one to spend an entire afternoon watching trains go around! Was I in for a treat! The New York Botanical Garden Train Show most certainly belongs on the NY list of '??must '??see'?? during the holiday season.

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Running through January 9th, the train show will make you see NYC and the Hudson Valley in a new, whimsical way. All the structures around the trains are created from natural materials, leaves- twigs, flowers, etc. They are coated with a special substance to preserve them for years to come. Each year a new structure is added. While I was at the event, the staff was putting the final touches to the different models and just overall fine tuning the exhibit.

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New to the Train Show in 2010 is the Eero Saarinen designed- Trans World Airline Flight Center at JFK. Beautifully structured and not one detail was missing. Whether it'??s Guggenheim or Yankee Stadium- The holiday Train Show has all the landmarks covered in the most whimsical fantasy way.

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While at the train show, don'??t miss Gingerbread Adventures at the Discovery Center. It'??s full of great activities for kids. My advice--try to avoid the peak hours so you can wander around easily and see everything. There is a lot to take in. I was there for 2 hrs! Please visit the New York Botanical Gardens (http://www.nybg.org/home-holiday-train-show.php) site to get all the details on ticket prices and times and special programs.

Momtrends was not paid for this post. We did attend the press event and got free access to the event.

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