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Alaska Railroad Depot

411 W. 1st Ave., Anchorage, AK (Downtown)
907/265-2494
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Ranked #6 of 102 Attractions in Anchorage
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Architectural Buildings
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Orlando, Florida
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

The staff there is super nice and professional. It has a very real life train station feel to it. keeping it classic.

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Riverhead, NY
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31 reviews 31 reviews
18 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

We had booked Gold Star travel from Anchorage to Denali, which meant our trip would be in a Dome Car. Due to an oversell of tickets, we agreed to travel Adventure Class until Talkeetna, and then move to the Dome Car (refund & free breakfast). The Adventure Class was great...big windows, reclining seats, our car was EMPTY & we moved... More

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San Diego, California
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38 attraction reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014 NEW

When we left Denali NP we took the Alaska Train down to Anchorage and loved it. The scenery was amazing. We were in the front car with an all glass ceiling which was a great experience. There was a car where you could go outside for fresh air and take photos of the scenery. We saw great landscapes, rivers, and... More

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Pensacola Beach, Florida
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35 reviews 35 reviews
8 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014 NEW

We walked from the Marriott to the station, about 2 miles. Walk to was down hill so be prepared for the return. The station was closed when we arrived @ 7pm. Next day when open ticketing agents (3) were very friendly and happy to assist, gift shop pricing was surprising low - end of season perhaps. Every thing was clean... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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27 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014 NEW

the alaska r.r. is a throw back to the past. really cool watching and riding those trains. a must do when in alaska. a great way to meet the locals and to learn about the way of life.

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San Antonio, Texas
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014 NEW

Train ride from Anchorage to Fairbanks. The seats are worn out. The ride is very slow. Please don't be in a hurry.

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Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

We fell in love with our 3 trips on the Alaska Railroad. Sunday we traveled in the Gold Star Dome from Anchorage to Seward. Monday, GS Dome from Anchorage to Denali and Wednesday from Denali to Fairbanks. The crew was outstanding, friendly and very personable. The adventure of the sights by taking the train was breathtaking. This a must experience.... More

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Denver, CO
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

Train offered comfy way to relax and see the scenery with a drink in your hand and an open platform to view from. Train station is a nice piece of nostalgia.

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Boulder, Colorado
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20 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

We had a brief visit to the train station before the 8 a.m. northbound left for Denali, toward Fairbanks. It was a great experience and the skycap insured that we put the right hotel name on the suitcase so that it would be sent directly to the hotel without our needing to pick it up. I got a great cup... More

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London, England, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

Lovely station , close to an inlet with jumping salmon and loads of people fishing. Quick and easy to drop luggage , pick up tickets and grab a little something before boarding. Small gift shop

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