Alaska Railroad Vacations, Anchorage, Alaska
411 W 1st Ave, Anchorage, Alaska 99501| Map |
The Alaska Railroad is a popular tourist attraction, especially in summer when passengers can choose from numerous routes, many that that originate in Anchorage, Alaska. Alaska Railroad offers both short and long sightseeing trips, with many side excursions that include hiking, dog sledding and other activities. Kids love riding on trains and they'll enjoy the scenic views from the coach car's wide windows. Ideal for families is the two-hour Glacier Discovery tour that travels from Anchorage to Whittier for a brief stop before returning to Anchorage. The Coastal Classic Train is a local favorite that winds through the stretch of wilderness between Anchorage and Seward, providing views of massive glaciers. This train travels to the shores of Resurrection Bay for convenient connection to Kenai Fjords National Park, whale watching, sea kayaking, tidewater glacier viewing, fishing and dog sled rides. Many of the Alaska Railroad cars have dining onboard, making for a cozy way to enjoy a meal. No matter which excursion families choose, they will have an opportunity to experience the beauty of Anchorage, Alaska and surrounding cities onboard the Alaska Railroad.
Ratings by kids' ages
- Tots (0-2)
- Little kids (3-5)
- Big kids (6-8)
- Tweens (9-12)
- Teens (13+)
Tips for Families
In addition to its regular train excursions, themed train rides are offered by the Alaska Railroad in Anchorage, Alaska. The Holiday Train is ideal for families, who can meet Santa and join in activities such as caroling and coloring.
Address: 411 W 1st Ave, Anchorage, Alaska 99501| Map
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