Breathtaking adventure is in the air as we travel North in Alaska! What majestic mountains! The mountains are magnificent and the trees are lush and green. You travel through canyons that are tall with rustic overtones. Breathtaking adventure is everywhere, as we head out North. Join in, as we see panorama views, steep grades, amazing mountains, glaciers, tunnels, and waterfalls. You will travel through narrow gorges and the even narrower trestles are breathtaking. Experience cliff hanging adventure, as you journey into the Alaskan North. This is a harsh land with amazing beauty. Here you will discover breathtaking adventure in the Land Of The Midnight Sun!
Journey with us to the Outback of Alaska. Climb nearly 3,000 feet in places, and in just 20 minutes. There is no better way to experience Alaska than to take a tour on the Old Historic Railroad. This narrow gauge railway is breathtaking adventure. You will experience switch back turns, deep canyons, and lots of snow on the mountain. There is no shortage of snow-covered mountains year around. The Old Historic Cars allow you the freedom to stretch out and be comfortable. Enjoy the view from the climate controlled cars. Better yet, go outside and let the breeze run through your hair. Hang onto your hat, as the wind does blow.
What is the best Alaskan Railroad trip? Alaska has been blessed with such exciting places as Mt.McKinley and the Denali National Park. There are places in the Denali Star Route that are indescribable. Explore the towering Chugach Mountains. Experience tall bridges as you cross the Knik and the Matanuska Rivers. On this route the train heads North to the Talkeetna Mountains and into the amazing Matanuska Valley. The Matamuska valley is full of breathtaking adventure and unsurpassed beauty.
Experience breathtaking adventure on the Glacier Discovery Train as it travels from Anchorage to amazing places like Spencer Glacier. The snow and ice-covered glaciers have a blue tone in the bright sunlight. This area is home to amazing wildlife. This area is populated with bear, moose, coyotes and wolves. Beautiful Swans pass here on their migration routes. This amazing area is just a few miles out of Anchorage, yet there are no roads.
Even further North are the White Pass and Yukon routes. Civilization is left nearly behind as you travel into these scenic mountain passes. Other than an occasional village or homestead, you will see fantastic mountain ranges and spectacular views. Breathtaking adventure awaits as you experience Alaskan wildlife in Alaska’s Interior. See the Arctic fox play, and watch the herds of moose as you pass by. In the summer months you might catch a bear fishing in a river or stream. Life in Alaska is never dull or boring. Cross the Arctic Circle as you as you travel. Enjoy The Land Of The Midnight Sun with the Alaskan Railroad. The routes are numerous and there is an option for overnight stays and other adventure packages. So add-on a cruise or enjoy the Iditarod Races. Take a boat down the Talkeetna River. Experience a rafting trip. Stay overnight in a no frills rustic lodge. The combinations are endless. Breathtaking adventure is waiting on the Alaskan Railway.