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Northern Lights & Alaska Railroad in Winter
  Varies pp

  • Duration: 6 Days
  • Destinations: United States

Select dates: October 2022 - December 2023 | Ask your AAA Travel Advisor about the opportunity to save up to $100 off your next rail vacation with Railbookers or Amtrak if booked by January 12th!

Witness the beauty of Alaska and the Northern Lights on your Alaska Winter Vacation. Spend time exploring Anchorage, the largest city in Alaska, before boarding the Alaska Railroad and traveling North to Fairbanks. Enjoy Alaska’s snow covered back country as you travel on the Aurora Winter Train. Pass by the crown jewel of Alaska, Denali, and see it rising above the Sustina river. From Fairbanks, travel out to the famous Chena Hot Springs and enjoy a soak, tour the Aurora Ice Museum, and see the Northern Lights dancing in the skies.

Call to Book 1-800-829-5448
Included With Your Trip

Included in trip:

  • One-way Alaska Railroad® in Adventure Class accommodations from Anchorage to Fairbanks
  • 5 nights' hotel accommodations
  • Sightseeing tour to the Northern Lights
  • Admission to the Chena Hot Springs
  • Admission to the Aurora Ice Museum
Additional Information


Check in to your hotel. Then begin exploring the city and its serene snow-covered landscapes. (Overnight in Anchorage)


Today, you have a full free day to discover Anchorage! Explore the great outdoors or the great indoors with local shops and restaurants.(Overnight in Anchorage)


Enjoy the day relaxing onboard Alaska Railroad's Aurora Winter Train as you travel from Anchorage to Fairbanks. Enjoy the winter wonderland of Alaska's backcountry and on a clear day, you can even enjoy views of Denali (also known as Mt. McKinley) and Alaska's Mountains. (Overnight in Fairbanks)


Enjoy a relaxing day exploring Fairbanks at your leisure. Rest up before your adventure tomorrow to the hot springs and to see the Northern Lights! (Overnight in Fairbanks)


Visit the famous Chena Hot Springs and enjoy a leisurely soak. Explore the Aurora Ice Museum on a guided tour. After the sun goes down, it's time for the Northern lights to come out. Witness their beauty from an ideal viewing location. (Overnight in Fairbanks)

Your journey comes to an end in beautiful Fairbanks.

Departure Dates
Start: October 4, 2022
End: December 29, 2023
Price: Varies pp

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Product Code: AAA-RAILBK

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