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By land and sea, experience the massive glaciers, majestic mountains and pristine national parks of America's Last Frontier, Alaska. Select an Alaska vacation package that best suits your travel preferences and enjoy options that range from daylight-only railway journeys to Alaska cruise and train tours that depart from Canada or from the USA. While you travel, experience popular destinations, such as Juneau, Anchorage, Talkeetna, Fairbanks, Denali National Park and Kenai Fjords National Park, while colorful frontier history come to life. A cruise and land tour is an ideal combo allowing you to uncover even more of Alaska's pristine wilderness and fascinating cities.

Depending on where you start your trip, an Alaska vacation can include travel on Amtrak trains or aboard the legendary Alaska Railroad. In 1903, the privately-owned Alaska Central Railway began constructing the rail line in Seward and created a route that extended 50 miles north. Today, the Alaska Railroad stretches much further - 470 miles north to Fairbanks via Denali National Park. In fact, the railroad was the catalyst behind the tourism boom in the national park. Your Alaska vacation package may also include a cruise tour to Alaska departing from Vancouver or a flight across the Arctic Circle to view the colors of the Aurora Borealis as they dance across the sky. Some tours incorporate time in the lower 48, as well, such as the Yosemite & Denali National Parks with Cruise 18-day tour that departs from San Francisco and includes a visit to Yosemite National Park in California before continuing north for an Alaska cruise and train trip.

 

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Aerial Shot Of Three Majestic Glaciers Alaska
Escorted
4.7 stars(57 reviews)
2022MayJulAug
2023JunJulAug
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$4,195 pp
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Glacier Bay
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2022MayJunSep
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Alaska by Day
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4.9 stars(28 reviews)
2022MayJunJulAugSep
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Alaska Railroad Traveling Through Mountains
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2022MayJunJulAugSep
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Moose Has Right of way Denali National Park
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4.8 stars(39 reviews)
2022MayJunJulAugSep
7 days from
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Caribou Deer on Mount Denali
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5.0 stars(11 reviews)
2022JunJulAug
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$4,065 pp
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Snow Capped Mountains in Denali National Park
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2022MayJunJulAugSep
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Alaska by Day
12 Sep 2021
George E, Verona, WI
5 stars
“All connections, transfers, credit processing and keeping us informed were exemplary. The timing and sequencing of the various tours and stops were perfect and allowed recovery and prep time for the next leg. VBR (Bridget) was also excellent in responding to questions or concerns.
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Alaska Wilderness Tour
10 Sep 2021
Cindy W, Nineveh, IN
5 stars
“Many people have asked us what company we used for this trip and we have referred vacation by rail and representative Frank Howard.
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Alaska Wildlife Adventure
06 Sep 2021
Nancy R, Durham, NC
5 stars
“It was a unique way to see the real Alaska and everything was so well ogranized.
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Glaciers, Trains & Trails of Alaska
25 Jul 2021
Kimberly H, North Richland Hills, TX
5 stars
“We had an amazing time and everything was so professionally done! All the connections with the trains were easy and accommodations were super nice and fun!
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Alaska by Land and Sea Featuring 3 nights in Denali
25 Oct 2019
DARYL
5 stars
“I have and will continue to recommend this company. I also plan to use Vacations by Rail for some future travels.
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Alaska the Greatland
16 Aug 2019
RITA
5 stars
“This was an amazing trip. It was so organized and every detail taken care of. They even went above and beyond on little things! The tour director was awesome - knowledgeable and a people person! And our bus driver was just as great! They made a good team together - which served us patrons in the best way. Highly recommend VBR!
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Canada's Rockies & Alaska Cruise
14 Aug 2019
DONALD
5 stars
“Excellent services. Very professional
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Rocky Mountaineer & Alaska by Sea
18 Jun 2019
Sharon
5 stars
“Vacations by Rail was great to work with, our agent Ryan never got tired of my questions and was always helpful. The whole trip was so easy because they did all the work, our vouchers arrived and off we went. The Rocky Mountaineer is by far the most amazing train trip you could ever take through the Canadian Rockies.
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Tour Alaska by Rail
16 Jun 2019
GERALD
5 stars
“Awesome Experience! Everything was well coordinated and ran completely on time! Great time!
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