Travel through Alaska's rail corridor, visiting some of the state's most renowned destinations including Anchorage, Denali National Park, and Fairbanks.
About the Tour
Travel through Alaska's rail corridor, visiting some of the state's most renowned destinations including Anchorage, Denali National Park, and Fairbanks. Highlights include a jetboat excursion on the Talkeetna and Susitna Rivers, a riverboat cruise in Fairbanks and dome rail car excursions.
This relaxing 7-day vacation is perfect both on its own and as a pre- or post-extension to an Alaska cruise.
- Rail travel on Alaska Railroad
- Hotel accommodations for 6 nights
- Talkeetna Jetboat Excursion
- Denali National Park
- Riverboat Discovery cruise
Day 1 - AnchorageArrive in Anchorage on your own. The remainder of day is free to explore Alaska's largest city. Overnight Anchorage.
Day 2 - Anchorage / TalkeetnaAlaska Railroad's Denali Star railcar takes you along the Knik Arm and through the Mat-Su Valley to Talkeetna. This afternoon enjoy a thrilling jetboat excursion on the Talkeetna and Susitna Rivers. Overnight Talkeetna.
Day 3 - Talkeetna / Denali National ParkThe morning is free to enjoy this wilderness town. Depart via Alaska Railroad's Denali Star to Denali National Park at noon and arrive the in Park about 4:00pm. Overnight Denali National Park.
Day 4 - Denali National Park ExperienceToday is yours to schedule your personal exploration of the Park. You will have a list of tour options from which to select. Overnight Denali National Park.
Day 5 - Denali National Park / FairbanksTake the morning to explore more of the Park on your own. Depart late this afternoon via-Alaska Railroad's Denali Star for the short journey over the tundra of central Alaska to Fairbanks. Overnight Fairbanks.
Day 6 - FairbanksBoard the sternwheeler riverboat Discovery this morning for a cruise on the Chena and Tanana Rivers. Included is a stop at an Indian village and a dog sled demonstration. Overnight Fairbanks.
Day 7 - Depart FairbanksDepart for home today.
Hotels include SpringHill Suites By Marriott Anchorage Midtown, Anchorage; Talkeetna Alaskan Lodge, Talkeetna; Denali Bluffs Hotel, Denali National Park; and SpringHill Suites, Fairbanks.
Service onboard Alaska Railroad’s Denali Star is in Adventure Class.
Hotels include Hilton Anchorage, Anchorage; Talkeetna Alaskan Lodge, Talkeetna; Grande Denali Lodge, Denali National Park; and Pikes Waterfront Lodge, Fairbanks.
Service onboard Alaska Railroad’s Denali Star is in GoldStar Service.
Hotel and Rail accommodations listed above are subject to change based on availability at the time of booking.