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Flexible Dates Nov.-Mar.

Alaska to Aurora: Train Adventure to Northern Lights Paradise

Anchorage, AK, USA

Fairbanks, AK, USA

5 Days


Can be tailored to every explorer: 

  • solo travelers

  • with a loved one

  • group

  • the whole family

Group Size

Winter Months

Northern Lights and Alaska Railroad in Winter

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 Susitna River. From Fairbanks, travel to the famous Chena Hot Springs and enjoy a soak, tour the Aurora Ice Museum, and see the Northern Lights dancing in the sky.


  • Rail Travel

  • One way travel by rain from Anchorage to Fairbanks aboard the Alaska Railroad to view the beautiful Northern Lights.

  • 4 nights' hotel accommodations

  • Sightseeing tour to the Northern Lights

  • Admission to the Chena Hot Springs

  • Admission to the Aurora Ice Museum


  • Flights to Anchorage and from Fairbanks

  • Airport ground transportation

  • Travel protection

  • Extend your trip with a few extra relaxing days in Fairbanks.


  • Discover Anchorage's premier lodgings, offering comfort, stunning views, and personalized service amidst Alaska's breathtaking wilderness.

  • Unwind in Fairbanks' deluxe accommodations, perfectly situated for viewing the awe-inspiring Northern Lights


Explore Alaska by train, head northbound toward the Artic, where you'll witness the extraordinary wonder of the Northern Lights.


  • DAY 1 Anchorage, AK: Arrive in Anchorage and check in to your hotel. Then begin exploring the city and its serene snow-covered landscapes.

  • DAY 2 Anchorage, AK: Use your day to discover Anchorage! Explore the great outdoors or the great indoors with local shops and restaurants.

  • DAY 3 Fairbanks, AK: 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.

  • DAY 4 Fairbanks, AK: 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. 

  • DAY 5 Fairbanks, AK: Your journey ends.

Up to 24 month financing is available on most vacations.

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