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Alaska Railroad

411 W 1st Ave, Anchorage, AK 99501-1635
+1 800-544-0552
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First view of Mt. Denali

The only suggestion I can make is to change the name of the Railroad to "Alaska Scenic Railroad... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Manchester, New Hampshire
Very enjoyable experience for first time train and/or Alaska travelers

Our 2 leg train trip (Anchorage to Talkeetna and Talkeetna to Denali) on Alaska Railroad was booked... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
United States
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Completed in 1923, the iconic Alaska Railroad connects many of Alaska's most popular destinations: Anchorage, Talkeetna, Denali National Park, Fairbanks, Girdwood, Seward, Whittier and the Spencer Glacier Whistle Stop. Daily summer departures and our knowledgeable Alaskan reservationists make it easy to plan everything from day trips to multi-day Alaska vacations including excursions and accommodations -- all using the Alaska Railroad to traverse this great land. Choose from two classes of passenger service: comfortable Adventure Class seating offering large picture windows, or premium GoldStar Service featuring glass-dome ceilings, all-inclusive dining and an outdoor, upper-level viewing platform. Come see why our authentic Alaskan hospitality and incredible scenery draws thousands of passengers yearly!
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411 W 1st Ave, Anchorage, AK 99501-1635
+1 800-544-0552

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Reviewed 2 days ago

The only suggestion I can make is to change the name of the Railroad to "Alaska Scenic Railroad" This would let railfans know that the train will not travel faster than 40 MPH. But seriously, This railroad has it's act together. This review applies to...More

1  Thank jtfftj1155
Reviewed 3 days ago

Our 2 leg train trip (Anchorage to Talkeetna and Talkeetna to Denali) on Alaska Railroad was booked through Alaska Tour and Travel. Because this was our first train trip in North America and our first trip to Alaska, the novelty made it an exciting and...More

1  Thank roswellga1
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Beautiful and wild terrain that stretches from Seward to Fairbanks. Excellent views with all seats facing forward. Loved the outdoor viewing area from where the best photos can be taken.

Thank Mary F
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Enjoyed the ride from talkeetna to anchorage. Great views. Delicious food. Great pace of the train allowed for expansive camera shots and a really relaxing way to travel

Thank DoranAR
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We took the dome train from Anchorage to DenaIi and it was a lot of fun and a beautiful ride. You get to see a variety of landscape and foliage, and hopefully wildlife. The train does not go really fast so everyone has an opportunity...More

Thank Ellen S
Reviewed 5 days ago

We traveled on several different trains on 9 days. The cars were all clean and comfortable with good views. We went Adventure class and would recommend it. We had our airline carry on suitcases and under the seat bags. There was a space over the...More

1  Thank markels
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We took the railroad from Fairbanks to Denali and spend a few days in Denali and then the train to Anchorage for a few days and then down to Whittier where we picked up Princess Cruise Lines. The railroad was really a great ride! Ride...More

1  Thank pioneermom2011
Reviewed 6 days ago

I have taken trips to Alaska for the past 3 years. I rode the Alaska Railroad on several trips in 2015. I rode from Anchorage to Denali aboard the Denali Star. Later, in that same vacation, I rode from Anchorage to Seward aboard the Coastal...More

1  Thank Roy E
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This ride was great! The railroad employees on the train and at the station were very helpful. The ride was informative and the scenery breathtaking! The best transportation to Denali!

1  Thank Barbara G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Enjoy ride but awful slow. Awful slow but enjoyed ride. _yyyyyyyytgyuyyygfftuhjinvc.f.vjohnnvvbhai. ,f2fuhhJohnBibb. n y

Thank Gail S
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Todd C
8 August 2017|
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Response from ETSUalum | Reviewed this property |
We sat in the adventure class and had LOTS of leg room. You can move around the train freely after you get on. The views are excellent from Adventure Class.
6 August 2017|
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Response from ETSUalum | Reviewed this property |
The train was fantastic. Scenic views. Of course, we didn't travel with small children, but we did see children on the train.