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Trip Overview

Witness the beauty of Alaska and the Northern Lights on your Alaska Winter Vacation. Spend time exploring Anchorage, the largest city in Alaska, before boarding the Alaska Railroad and traveling North to Fairbanks. Enjoy Alaska’s snow covered back country as you travel on the Aurora Winter Train. Pass by the crown jewel of Alaska, Denali, and see it rising above the Sustina river. From Fairbanks, travel out to the famous Chena Hot Springs and enjoy a soak, tour the Aurora Ice Museum, and see the Northern Lights dancing in the sky.s.

Highlights

  • Sightseeing tour to the Northern Lights
  • Admission to the Chena Hot Springs
  • Admission to the Aurora Ice Museum

PACKAGE ALSO INCLUDES:

  • One-way Alaska Railroad® in Adventure Class accommodations from Anchorage to Fairbanks
  • 4 nights' hotel accommodations
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Why Not...

Extend your trip or try this package in reverse. Call a Rail Expert for details.

Disclaimer:

Prices are per person, based on double occupancy. Prices do not include rail from your hometown. Package prices are subject to change without notice, and all reservations are based upon availability at the time of booking. Single occupancy supplements will apply for solo travelers. Hotel and room facilities vary and may be subject to additional fees. Some hotels require payment of local city taxes on arrival. Please call for pricing. We accept all major credit and debit cards. Activities referenced in the itinerary during free time are for suggested purposes only and are not included. Seasonal activity (if applicable): During the off-season, some tours may not be available. In this case, a similar tour will be substituted. Passports are required when traveling outside the United States including crossing the Canadian border.

DAY 1 YOUR JOURNEY BEGINS IN ANCHORAGE 

Arrive in Anchorage and check in to your hotel.Then begin exploring the city and its serene snow-covered landscapes. (Overnight in Anchorage)

DAY 2 ANCHORAGE

Today, you have a full free day to discover Anchorage! Explore the great outdoors or the great indoors with local shops and restaurants.(Overnight in Anchorage)

DAY 3 FAIRBANKS 

Enjoy the day relaxing onboard Alaska Railroad's Aurora Winter Train as you travel from Anchorage to Fairbanks. Enjoy the winter wonderland of Alaska's backcountry and on a clear day, you can even enjoy views of Denali (also known as Mt. McKinley) and Alaska's Mountains.(Overnight in Fairbanks)

DAY 4 FAIRBANKS

Visit the famous Chena Hot Springs and enjoy a leisurely soak. Explore the Aurora Ice Museum on a guided tour. After the sun goes down, it's time for the Northern lights to come out. Witness their beauty from an ideal viewing location. (Overnight in Fairbanks)

DAY 5 YOUR JOURNEY ENDS IN FAIRBANKS

LEGEND FOR MEALS: B - Breakfast, BR - Brunch, L - Lunch, D -Dinner

The Lakefront Anchorage

Set on the shore of Lake Spenard next to Lake Hood, The Lakefront Anchorage is the only hotel in Anchorage that is located on a lake. Our scenic hotel near Lake Hood has daily flightseeing and fishing pickups from its own dock, from which you can also gaze at floatplanes with the majestic Chugach Mountains behind. Getting here is a breeze: the hotel is conveniently located near Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport, with downtown Anchorage just four miles away.

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For more information or to make a reservation, call our Rail Vacation Experts at:
1 (800) 268-7252
Disclaimer:

Prices are per person, based on double occupancy. Prices do not include rail from your hometown. Package prices are subject to change without notice, and all reservations are based upon availability at the time of booking. Single occupancy supplements will apply for solo travelers. Hotel and room facilities vary and may be subject to additional fees. Some hotels require payment of local city taxes on arrival. Please call for pricing. We accept all major credit and debit cards. Activities referenced in the itinerary during free time are for suggested purposes only and are not included. Seasonal activity (if applicable): During the off-season, some tours may not be available. In this case, a similar tour will be substituted. Passports are required when traveling outside the United States including crossing the Canadian border.

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