Railroad offers some wonderful scenic rail tours. The best way to see Alaska
is on the railroad. The Alaskan Rail is one of a kind offering the Denali
Star, Coastal Classic and Glacier Discovery. The very moment you climb
aboard the Alaska Railroad you're riding on the best train in the world.
The Denali Star
Upon the Denali Star you will be taken on
a journey full of adventure.
The Denali Star Train runs between Anchorage and
Fairbanks with stops at
Telkeetna and Denali National
Park. The Denali Star
is a great way to see Alaska and experience the back country in a very
luxurious setting. Highlights include views of Mt. McKinley.
As a GoldStar guest, you will bask in the luxury of a first-class
multi-level luxury coach, confirmed seating in new luxury cars, a
commemorative and edible GoldStar gift, priority check-in and boarding,
complimentary non-alcoholic beverages during your journey, and access to a
private open air viewing deck that is one of its kind. The extra premium for
Goldstar service makes choosing GoldStar worthwhile!
The Coastal Classic
The Coastal Classic travels south of Anchorage to the little seaside town
of Seward. It offers spectacular views through the Turnagain Arm then passes
through the Kenai Peninsula and down to Seward. This is a wonderful train
tour to see glaciers, Dall Sheep, Moose, beluga and beluga whales. Traveling
in each direction with a ride of 4 hours one-way many people
overnight in Seward and choose to take day trips and day cruises to Kenai
Fjords National Park.
The Glacier Discovery
The shortest route on the railroad, the Glacier Discovery offers opportunities
to escape Anchorage and take unique day trips from Girdwood, Portage, and the
Kenai Mountains. The train stops at Girdwood, then goes to Portage. From Portage
you can go to Whittier and connect with cruses and Prince William Sound where
glacier and wildlife cruises are available. South of Portage, the tour stops
following road system and heads straight up the Placer River Valley. If Glaciers
are your point of interest when visiting Alaska you want to choose Alaska
Railroads Glacier Discovery Train Adventure. This train tour takes you into the
Grandview Valley where you will pass Trail, Bartlett, and Spencer Glaciers.
Alaska Rail Road Depot Locations
411 West 1st Avenue
Anchorage, AK 99501
Daily: 9:00am - 3:00pm
Monday - Friday: 9:00am - 3:00pm
Saturday: 6:30am - 2:30pm
410 Port Avenue
Seward, AK 99664
Depot: Closed for Winter
Mile 1.25 Denali National Park Rd.
Denali Park, AK 99755
Depot: Closed for Winter
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