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Discover Alaska by Rail: A Traveling Adventure

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Program #1014RJ
12 Days | 11 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Moderate
EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. There’s minimal walking and not too many stairs.
ModerateThese programs get you on your feet and include activities such as walking up to a mile in a day through a city and standing in a museum for a few hours.
ActiveFor people who enjoy walking as much as two miles a day, perhaps to explore historic neighborhoods or a nature trail.
Moderately ChallengingFor hardy explorers who enjoy a good physical challenge, spending most of their days on the go.
ChallengingGet ready to keep up with our highest-energy group. These demanding — and rewarding — programs are for seasoned outdoor enthusiasts.
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Tony Lester Mar 28, 2014 at 07:06 AM

Does anyone know what boat company RS uses for the fjord outing? I'm hearing that it is a different experience in a big versus small boat. Big is better.


Elaine Munro Jul 13, 2013 at 01:31 AM

Just returned from the trip and we rate this a 2 star experience. The accommodations were awful, never had a good night sleep in a decent bed. The worst part was staying at Moose Pass Lodge, and the 90 minute bus ride to and from Seward each of the three days. There was a big Travelodge in Seward, so choosing a third rate lodge 30 miles away was really poor planning, and wasted a lot of time by sitting on an uncomfortable bus.
Helen Sternheim Jul 13, 2013 at 08:20 PM

When I did this trip in 2008, the Moose Pass lodge was very nice. Also time to Seward was about 45 minutes.


Christine May Jun 23, 2013 at 06:44 PM

We're headed for Alaska next week for the "By Rail" program. Anyone else out there?
Joanne Pohlman Jun 24, 2013 at 04:01 PM

Coming from Gainesville Fl
Christine May Jun 25, 2013 at 02:11 AM

Wow, you've got a long trip ahead of you. We are two women from Oregon. Looking forward to meeting you. Are you alone or with a partner?
Toni Norton Jun 28, 2013 at 05:22 PM

I'm seriously considering this trip for next year. I would appreciate hearing any feed back from people going now. Thanks.


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11 nights of accommodations
32 meals: 11 breakfasts, 10 lunches, 11 dinners
6 Expert-led lectures
15 Field trips
2 Performances

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