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Explore America's Last Frontier

Alaska's pristine wilderness, national parks, and fascinating cities make it one of the top bucket list destinations for travelers. Embark on one of our many offerings throughout this majestic state.

  • Recommended Activities:  Explore Denali National Park, see the Northern Lights, or enjoy a wilderness tour.
  • Ride The Alaskan Railroad: With five routes to choose from, the awaard winning Alaskan Railroad makes for a great adventure.
  • Explore by Travel Type: Independent itineraries to explore on your own or enjoy our escorted Alaska the Greatland tour guided by a tour manager.

When should you travel to Alaska? Peak season is between June and August, with warmer temperatures and long daylight hours. Hotels are known to fill up quickly, so plan to book early. However, we offer tours year-round, including our popular Northern Lights tours which are a customer favorite. 

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Alaska the Greatland

Discover the wonders of Alaska during our highly sought-after 9-day grand tour. With less than 100 seats left in July and August, it is expected to sell out soon. Seize the opportunity to experience this beloved customer favorite with $200 off per person.

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Aerial Shot Of Three Majestic Glaciers Alaska
4.6 stars(136 reviews)
Escorted
2024JulAug
2025MayJunJulAug
Escorted
9 days from
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Moose Has Right of way Denali National Park
4.5 stars(73 reviews)
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Alaska by Day
4.8 stars(35 reviews)
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Alaska Railroad Traveling Through Mountains
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Chena Hot Springs Northern Lights
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Aurora Viewing at Bettles Lodge
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Kenai Fjords National Park
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Alaska Wildlife
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Dining Hut under the Stars
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Northern Lights
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Aurora Borealis Display at Chena Hot Springs Resort
3.7 stars(11 reviews)
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Our customers love our Alaska tours
Rocky Mountaineer & Alaska by Sea
17 Jun 2024
Diana Etherton
5 stars
“This was our first time on a train, we loved it, we are now spoiled.
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Alaska the Greatland
16/Jun
Gay Nowlin
5 stars
“Vacations by Rail took care of everything. Memories for a lifetime.
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Deluxe Alaska Highlights
13/Jun
ADAM R KIDAN
5 stars
“Great vacation. First time doing a vacation by rail and first time in Alaska. Great trip all around. Good for all ages.
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Alaska Circle Tour Rail & Car
12/Jun
DARLENE ARMSTRONG
5 stars
“An amazing trip!
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Alaska by Land and Sea Featuring 3 nights in Denali
11/Jun
susan tracy
5 stars
“It was great. So well organized. Aside the lovely oceanview stateroom on the ship, all the land accommodations were very nice, roomy and comfortable. Very pleased. So impressed that our luggage was always awaiting us in our rooms, no matter what the entire trip. The trains were awesome too.
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Alaska Northern Lights & Aurora Train
15/Apr
TERESA ALLUMS
5 stars
“Aurora lights another amazing beauty of the Lord. The Yurt experience was great.
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Anchorage & Talkeetna Northern Lights Getaway
5/Apr
JAMES ANTHONY HORN
5 stars
“The staff was very professional and knowledgeable about the northern lights. We gathered a lot of information from them. Great staff.
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Aurora Viewing at Bettles Lodge
3/Apr
Chit Aquino
5 stars
“Bettles Lodge had a homey, family ambiance. Staff were very friendly and entertained us with their personal stories. I was so happy that the Aurora Borealis did not disappoint me. I will definitely recommend this adventure at Bettles Lodge.
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Northern Lights at Borealis Basecamp
3/Apr
Carol
5 stars
“The Borealis Basecamp location is unique. Two nights were just right for us. The igloos were cozy. May be nice to have some different games available. The staff was excellent. All well coordinated. Received information in time and the instructions on the vouchers helped. Liked our stay at Springhill in Fairbanks. Did you know that the bus system in Fairbanks is free if you are over 60? The Aurora train was comfortable and enjoyed mixing with others in the dining car. We booked a separate city tour package in Anchorage. No free breakfast at the hotel. Some amenities were not free. We found a great breakfast at Snow City Cafe. Will definitely explore Vacations by Rail again. Customer Service was spot on!
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Alaska by Train

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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