All A-b-o-o-a-r-d the Alaska Railroad!

In Adventure, Alaska Travelgram, Consumer, Lodging by scott

Plan your winter getaway on the Alaska Railroad! I love this photo, above, by Ron Niebrugge. Check out more of his incredible photos here. Here are some great adventures now available:

a. Talkeetna Getaway. Folks, this is the easiest weekend getaway from Anchorage! Get on the Alaska Railroad early on Saturday and ride the rails up to Talkeetna. Bring your skis, your snowshoes and your appetite!

Your package includes roundtrip rail and overnight accommodations at the Talkeetna Cabins. Your return train trip is on Sunday afternoon! Priced as low as $189 per person, double. CLICK HERE for details. Call (907)265-2494 or (800)544-0552.

b. Winter Escape. Take the Aurora Winter Train all the way to Fairbanks. Bundle up your overcoat for this exciting winter adventure! Pick a Saturday this winter–the train leaves at 8:30am, arriving in Fairbanks at 7:45pm. Choose from a number of optional activities, including a guided tour up to the Arctic Circle or a trip to Chena Hot Springs. Or–strike out on your own to see the Ice Carving Competition ( or the great museums (Fountainhead Antique Auto Museum, Museum of the North, Aurora Ice Museum). Your Escape package includes your air fare back to Anchorage (just a one-hour flight!). CLICK HERE for more info. Call (907)265-2494 or toll-free (800)544-0552.

All a-b-o-o-a-r-d the Alaska Railroad!!

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