Rail Day Tours

Day Excursions and Adventures by train from Anchorage, Talkeetna and Skagway.

Many Alaska visitors want to extend their Alaska vacation with a day trip on the Alaska Railroad from Anchorage. Many of these Alaska railroad day tour excursions include enjoyable outdoor adventures such as glacier cruises, wildlife cruises, glacier hiking, and river rafting float trips. Hop on the Alaska Railroad for a day and discover Alaska’s rich marine wildlife, beautiful fjords, stunning coastal landscapes, and numerous glaciers all in one day!


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Glacier Discovery Train and Guided Walk

This Anchorage day trip departs in the morning on the Alaska Railroad’s Glacier Discovery train for a 3.5-hour ride along Cook Inlet’s spectacular Turnagain Arm to Spencer Glacier in the Chugach National Forest.  Upon arrival at Spencer Lake,... Browse itinerary

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Glacier Discovery Rail and Raft Trip

This Anchorage day tour starts with a southbound tour aboard the Alaska Railroad’s Glacier Discovery train—the 3.5-hour train ride tours along Cook Inlet’s scenic Turnagin Arm and the Chugach National Forest.   On arrival at Spencer Glacier, the Alaska... Browse itinerary

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Hurricane Gulch Train Excursion

On this Talkeetna day tour, ride the Alaska Railroad on one of America’s last “flag stop” trains on the Hurricane Turn Train—the train route threads from Talkeetna along the Susitna River and through the Indian River Canyon. The... Browse itinerary

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