The Pismo Beach Conference & Visitors Bureau has teamed up with Amtrak to make this year's Feb. 5 California Western Monarch Day celebration both memorable and affordable. Walk, jog, drive, bicycle, or ride the Amtrak -- kids for free -- to experience the miracle of the Monarch butterfly migration at Pismo Beach State Park. Pismo Beach Conference & Visitors Bureau representatives will be at the grove from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. offering cake and punch and a chance to win two sets of tickets on Amtrak. Amtrak is helping promote the special day by allowing up to two children aged 2-15 to travel FREE on the Amtrak California Pacific Surfliner to and from the Grover Beach Amtrak Station, a short walk from the butterfly grove. To be eligible, children must be accompanied by an adult who paid full fare. Other restrictions apply. For reservations and schedules, call 1-800-USA-RAIL or visit