This Train Hotel In Alaska Is What Dreams Are Made Of

Taking some time away from home for a little getaway is always great, but when the destination is truly unique, it can become the trip of a lifetime. The Aurora Express is a bed and breakfast outside of Fairbanks, Alaska that not only offers stunning views, but the chance to sleep in beautifully restored vintage railroad cars.

It all started as a dream that came to Susan Wilson one night and the idea of creating an inn out of a railway caboose was born. The Aurora Express is a stationary train in Susan and Mike Wilson’s backyard. The train cars were painstakingly brought in by tractor trailer and heavy equipment in 1993 and then converted into lovely suites with period decor. The accommodations at this bed and breakfast are like none you’ve seen before.

Have you ever climbed aboard the Aurora Express? Which room did you stay in? What did you love the most? Share your experiences in the comments section below.

You can see a guided tour of The Aurora Express here. For another magical place to spend the night in Alaska, check out this incredible hobbit house.