The Magical Holiday Train Ride In Alaska Everyone Should Experience At Least Once

It’s hard to find a classier act in the last frontier than the renowned Alaska Railroad. Since 1914, this historic company has been delivering exceptional service with picturesque views along the way on the most prolific railroad in the world. As winter arrives, there is simply no greater way to get into the spirit of the season than to step aboard the Alaska Railroad Holiday Train.

Be sure to get your tickets early because this is something that everyone should experience at least once.

We wrote this article back in 2016, but we’ve updated it with the latest details for 2018:

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now:

Get a closer look at all the fun that can be found on the Alaska Railroad’s Holiday Train by watching the great YouTube video below from Alaska Dispatch News.

If you thought that was magical, check out these 14 times when the snow transformed Alaska into a winter wonderland paradise with the most breathtaking scenery. Or for more railroad splendor, check out these 6 unforgettable train rides in Alaska that will give you an unforgettable experience.