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Alaska Railroad Depot

411 W. 1st Ave., Anchorage, AK (Downtown)
907/265-2494
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Ranked #7 of 103 Attractions in Anchorage
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Architectural Buildings
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White Bear Lake
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 NEW

This depot doesn't have a baggage claim, and you have to bring your luggage to the door. This depot is adequate for its purpose.

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Oak Ridge, Tn
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81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014 NEW

On Fridays and Saturdays only, the gift shop is open and a tremendous variety of Alaska Railroad souvenirs are available for purchase. Rose, the cashier for my visit, made an effort above and beyond the call of duty to find a particular shirt needed for a terminally ill friend of mine. I cannot thank her enough for the smiles she... More

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Puerto Rico
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

It's awesome, I Facino route to Seward is wonderful. There to buy food on the train. Very friendly. It was an unforgettable experience.

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Palmer, Alaska, United States
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23 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

The Alaska Railroad Depot in Whittier, Alaska is only a lean to with concrete benches. Open on all sides except the back side and I had an all day wait from getting off the Alaska State Ferry at their Whittier dock at 6 am until the first and only train of the day arrived about 5 pm. It was pouring... More

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Lake Mills, Wisconsin
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3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

We rode the Alaska Railroad to and from Seward, where we stayed for three nights. The ride was awesome. The staff were helpful and friendly. The views are spectacular (with commentary from the staff). The train slowed down for viewing, taking pictures. Ride in the dome if you can one way. The train was not crowded, very enjoyable. Good restroom... More

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Mi Wuk Village
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

When you have early morning train reservations to Denali National Park, these folks know how to get you on board efficiently. It was fun just watching it happen! Nice little gift shop as well.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

The Depot is laid out in a way that makes it easy to navigate. It was easy to find the depot -- not too out of the way. It also had a coffee stand to help with the early morning departure.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

Great way to see Alaska! On time service with friendly staff. They let you know about major sightings including wildlife. Food was fabulous and a great day. Traveled round trip Anchorage to Talkeetna. Highly recommended

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

We were delivered here by the Alaska Railway at the end of a very long day so we didn't stick around to look at it much. It's close to everything downtown and a relatively easy walk if you can handle the hill.

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Long Island,NY
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

Announcements were clear and easy to understand. The gift shop had some interesting items...not only typical tourist stuff. Restrooms were clean. Smokers had to be outside and across the street.

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