National Geographic Traveler ranked this rail journey one of the Top Ten Train Rides in North America. And no wonder! The rail line from Anchorage to Seward cuts through some of Alaska’s most stunning scenery.
Your coastal Alaska train trip is a 4+ hour sight-seeing ride to Seward from Anchorage. Around 114 miles of rugged of seemingly endless, breathtaking vistas.
You’ll board in Anchorage and ride the train along Turnagain Arm. Here the steep mountains of the Chugach Range rise directly from the sea to tower above you. After a quick stop in Girdwood, the train follows the Turnagain Arm to its end before heading into the Alaskan backcountry. What follows is arguably the most scenic stretch of the Alaskan rail system. You’ll continue along through this stunning wilderness until you arrive on the shores of Resurrection Bay, in Seward.
If you’ve booked the Deluxe Package tour, you’ll make the journey seated beneath a glass dome on the second level of a two-story car. These new, two-story, glass-domed cars are located near the front of the train to provide you with the best views. There’s even an upper level, outdoor viewing platform – the only railcar like it in existence!
Deluxe Tour Package passengers receive breakfast on board the dining car, complimentary non-alcoholic beverages throughout the trip, and two alcoholic drinks in the private bar. They also have priority seating in the dining car.
Passengers who book the Quality Package will board the single level cars with their high ceilings and large windows. They will also have access to the shared dome car. These partial dome cars offer an expansive view of the stunning scenery found along the train route. You’ll have access to the dining car but will have already enjoyed breakfast prior to boarding.
No matter which level of Alaska train trip package you choose, you’re set to experience one of the most spectacular rail journeys in the world. So what are you waiting for? It’s all aboard for your Alaska adventure!
Coastal Alaska Train Trip
Alaska Adventure Unlimited is proud to offer the Coastal Alaska Train Trip in many of our guided tours. Pride of Alaska, Denali Fall Colors, Alaska Photo Safari, Best of Alaska, Grand Discovery Alaska, and Full Circle of Alaska tours. Book your trip today!