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McKinley Explorer

Whittier, AK
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Ranked #13 of 16 Attractions in Whittier
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Cincinnati, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

We took the train from Anchorage to Denali as part of our Holland America cruise package. • Great experience. Our coach guide, Samuel, was terrific. Very knowledgeable, friendly, approachable. Right balance of narration, quiet time. Saw black bear, beaver lodges, bald eagles. Dining car directly below domed coach in each car. Very good menu for breakfast or lunch. • Tip... More

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Evergreen Park, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

Beautiful views on train ride to Denali national park from Anchorage and return. Had 3 different hosts as there were three legs of the trip. All the "hosts" were very informative. Service at lunch and for beverages was very good.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2013

We had a beautiful day and great views, but I'm not sure that we would've seen any less had we taken a bus to Denali instead of the train. And the bus ride would've been twice as fast. We purchased this as part of our Princess cruise. A couple of problems with the train. Due to the length of the... More

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Crossville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2010

McKinley Explorer Glass Domed Train Whittier to Denali AK As part of our 8/09 Princess cruisetour we were abe to ride the McKinley Explorer from Whittier, Ak to Denali National Park & Preserve. For each person they limit baggage on the train to one carry-on per person, that can fit under your assigned seat. We used a small zippered canvas... More

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