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Alaska Railroad Depot

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Address: 411 W. 1st Ave., Anchorage, AK
Phone Number: 907/265-2494
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It was a railroad depot

Nothing out of the average to share. They move people through well and there wasn't a lot of confusion.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Nuanarpuk
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Lexington, Kentucky

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Lexington, Kentucky
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93 reviews
36 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Nothing out of the average to share. They move people through well and there wasn't a lot of confusion.

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Thank Nuanarpuk
Anchorage, Alaska
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85 reviews
29 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We always try to take the train down to Seward right when they first open the season because the tourists haven't arrived yet. Parking could be a pain during busy time

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Thank Jay_Hoeft
Fort Payne, Alabama
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5 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Alaska railroad is a very smooth ride big windows just sit back and enjoy the beautiful scerny you will be amazed at what you will see. you cant go to Alaska and not ride the Alaska railroad. I highly recommend it

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Thank edwardabernathy
Anchorage, Alaska
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42 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2015 via mobile

The Alaska Railroad is The best way to see our amazing state. Relaxing and beautiful as well as informative. Hospitality is #1 with ARR

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Thank Amorticai
Highlands Ranch, Colorado
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182 reviews
46 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2015

We took a day trip to Whittier from this Depot. It was a very clean, but pretty small Depot. They had a little café inside for coffee, tea and little treats before your train ride. Our seats were not right, but the staff was so friendly and got us moved right away. Really great experience!

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Thank GigerWife
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16 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2015

Coastal classic Adventure class. Worth the money! Excellent views from the free FCFS dome car. If the train is crowded, you can sit here as long as you want. We rarely sat in our Adventure class seating as we moved about through the train to eat, to the dome car and back to other dome car 360 degree view stations!... More 

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Anchorage, Alaska
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25 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2015

The depot has a good display of historic information and a pretty good gift shop, for those one of a kind type of Alaska gifts. I dropped off guests that had booked a round trip up to Denali National Park.

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Thank Alaska T
toledo
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5 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2015

Very nice and helpful staff. Luggage taken care of easily. Ticket office very organized and helpful.

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Carpentersville, Illinois
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7 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2015

Traveling by train is the best way to get around the state with and still be able to see amazing views. There was some historical information at the Railroad Depot that was interesting but the best part is actually riding on the train. You get to see wildlife, mountains, and uninhabited land that is very beautiful.

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Thank Erica E
Phoenix, Arizona
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2015

Train trip along Turnagain Arm to Whittier for a glacier cruise tour. Saw beautiful scenery and beluga whales. Easy access to facilities.

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1 Thank Jim G

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