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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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Sat 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

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We took the train from Anchorage to Seward. We took the Adventure class and were very happy with our choice. We were able to see the views share the out door platform and the Dom... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 27, 2015
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Fair Lawn, New Jersey

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Fair Lawn, New Jersey
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

We took the train from Anchorage to Seward. We took the Adventure class and were very happy with our choice. We were able to see the views share the out door platform and the Dom cart with other people.

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San Jose, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

great train ride to Whittier to take the ship around Prince William sound, you can get a bundle deal with train and cruise together. Just ask. Totally worth it!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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Jacksonville, Florida
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13 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

OMG, the Sloooowest train EVER! No narration so you did not know what you are looking at or where you are at. We saw low tide at the Turnagain inlet and got more information from an Alaskan local that was onboard thatn the train people themselves. Food is not that great even though we purchased gold star tickets. Painfully slow.... More 

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Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015 NEW

This was a great stop on Alaskan Railroad. Not a traditional view of Anchorage, and a bit out of the way, but it was a good stop.

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Miami
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

The train was very cool. The staff were fun and knowledgeable. Shout out to Dee Dee on snacks and Alaina on the mic guiding the tour!

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Guadalupita
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

The Anchorage Railroad Depot is a quaint little place with old time seating and a gift shop with all things Alaska Railroad: hats, shirts, jackets, whistles, books, key chains, etc. They have postcards & stamps & will mail them for you. The employees are very nice and smile when they wait on you.

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Miami
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

Very scenic ride to anchorage. The dinner was also very good. It was nice being in first class on a dome car.

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Waterloo, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

Anchorage was built and the rail system was an in egral part of the equation. Men and supplies were transported to interior locations to a certain extent. Horses and mules took over from there. Lots of facts to read and artifacts to see. Great for families. Lots to see in the area if you get bored.

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Montreal, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

From May 2003. Used the train to travel around was so much easier, when i got to my Fairbanks used a rental car and went l also went further south took the train. Your on holiday so let the train take the strain. Anchorage itself its a nice city, and you can get anyway you want to by bush plane... More 

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Monkton, Md. 21111
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

We really looked forward to this Anchorage to Seward trip. The boarding process was efficient and on time. Clean rest rooms.

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