Spend a day spotting wildlife on a glacier cruise in Kenai Fjords or Prince William Sound; rafting in a glacial lake; guided hiking on backcountry Spencer Glacier; or viewing Alaska's famed wildlife at a premier conservation center. All these and more available as day trips with the Alaska Railroad! Daily summer departures from Anchorage and Girdwood.
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Denali in a Day: Plan a superlative day trip to North America's tallest peak with the Alaska Railroad. Daily summer departures from the Fairbanks Depot, arriving to Denali National Park with time for a mid-day adventure before returning to Fairbanks that evening. Choose from two classes of rail service, onboard dining available; ask about Denali excursions.
Top day tour on the Glacier Discovery Train. Touch ice at Spencer. Train, wildlife, glacier combo.
Gray Line of Alaska showcases Alaska and the Yukon for the independent traveler; with all the wilderness icons you'd expect plus seldom-visited places you just shouldn’t miss.
Journey through AlaskaÕs interior aboard luxurious, private railcars. Enjoy 360¡ views from glass-domed, 2-level railcars or enjoy open-air platforms. Full food and beverage service including many local Alaska specialties. Daily summer service to Denali National Park from Anchorage and Fairbanks. Combination rail and hotel packages available.
A wide selection of Skagway shore excursions and tours; Adventure Yukon trips, and sightseeing
Built in 1898 during the Klondike Gold Rush, this narrow gauge railroad is an International Historic Civil Engineering Landmark, a designation shared with the Panama Canal, the Eiffel Tower and the Statue of Liberty. Come experience the breathtaking panorama of mountains, glaciers, gorges, waterfalls, tunnels, trestles and historic sites from the comfort of vintage parlor cars. See the original Klondike Trail of ‘98 worn into the rocks, a permanent tribute to the thousands of souls who passed this way in search of fortune.Round-trip train excursions to the White Pass Summit and Fraser Meadows. Combination train/bus tours between Skagway/Fraser/Carcross/Whitehorse. May – September. Credit cards accepted.
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