This Skagway train ride takes you along the Yukon Route Railway, designated as an International Historic Civil Engineering Landmark, along with the Eiffel Tower and Statue of Liberty.
I highly recommend this tour. Our tour started with a bus ride to Carcross. I was happy to have a wonderful guide that stopped at many places for us to get out and take pictures of beautiful visas we even saw a bear and its cubs from safely within the bus. We had a little time in Carcross before boarding the train back. I would have loved to have had a bit more time in the quite town of Carcross, but it didn't ruin the experience. There are viewing areas outside between each train. I would suggest the back car as we enjoyed standing outside on the back of the train and thought the view from that spot were spectacular. Beautiful sights and very knowledgeable guides aboard the train. We stopped for a good amount of time in Lake Bennett. Plenty of time to visit the museum, view the film and walk the charming town. Overall one of the best experiences of our trip to Alaska.
This was one of our top 3 days of 2 weeks in AK. We would take this train ride again. We did the van tour with a fantastic guide who provided us with stimulating stories and stopped for us to take pics every time we saw a bear or other wild life. Then after buying delicious ice cream in the private family owned town shop, we took the train back towards Skagway arriving directly in the town. Every moment of the train ride was breathtakingly beautiful. I took hundreds of photos while standing between the train cars and great video too. The staff were knowledgeable and courteous. The train is comfortable. The lunch is sufficient. You won't be hungry. We bought a book, cap, and professionally made video of our trip because we enjoyed it that much. We would highly recommend this tour to everyone, young and old, and until the Kenai Fjords National Park Cruise boat tour, this was our favorite day. This is truly not to be missed!
loved it! Great views and lunch!
Wow, the scenery was awesome. It's a really relaxing way to see some very remote areas.