All Aboard The Train That Takes You To Go Hiking In The Alaskan Wilderness

If you’re looking for an incredible adventure, take a train to hike out to Laughton Glacier! This awesome train starts in Skagway and brings you up into the mountains to a breathtaking hike on one fabulous glacier. It’s a perfect day trip for anyone in or near Skagway (well, or those who are willing to travel a bit) who enjoys getting up close and personal with the breathtaking wilderness! When it comes to train rides in Alaska, this one is as good as it gets.

To make your reservations today, visit the official website. Have you ever taken the train to hike? What did you think? Would you do it again? What are your favorite train rides in Alaska? Let us know in the comments!

If you’re in Skagway, make sure to check out a place where you can Sip Wine And Mingle With Ghosts In One Of Alaska’s Oldest, Most Haunted Bars!

Address: 201 2nd Ave, Skagway, AK 99840, USA
The OIYS Visitor Center

Train Rides Near Me in Alaska

August 02, 2021

Where can I go on an amazing wilderness hike in Alaska? 

Well, an easier question would be where can’t you? Some of Alaska’s amazing trails do stand out as some of the best, though; for example, the Rabbit Lake Trail is a moderately difficult trail that climbs through breathtaking views of the Alaskan wilderness. Another trail popular among backpackers is the South Fork Eagle River Trail, which is ten miles of Alaskan perfection. For more experienced hikers, we recommend the Powerline Pass Trail to Hidden Lake. It’s quite challenging – particularly the couple of miles leading up to the lake – but trust us when we say it’s so very worth the effort!  

What are some day trips in Alaska I can take?  

Alaska is a gigantic state with plenty to do and see. There are countless day trips to be had. For example, you could put together a list of waterfalls in any given county or region and visit them all in the same day. You could drive on some of the state’s most scenic highways and byways, like the Alaska Marine Byway or the Glenn Highway National Scenic Byway. The Sterling Highway is also particularly amazing. For more of our favorite Alaskan byways, visit this article.  

Are there any train excursions in Alaska still running?  

There is! The Alaska Railroad offers all kinds of train-based adventures to kill an afternoon with. It offers things like special events, tours, and simple travel. It spans an impressive 400 miles in length. The Alaska Railroad offers bunches of themed tours in different regions, like the unforgettable National Parks Adventure tour and the “best of” Denali and Kenai tour. There are plenty more, but you get the idea. It’s a great way to take in the immense beauty of Alaska and the Alaskan wilderness.  

Address: 201 2nd Ave, Skagway, AK 99840, USA