On arrival, transfer from Anchorage Airport to hotel. Afternoon proceed on city tour. See historic pictures of Anchorage, the 1964 earthquake and other pictures of interest, plus make photo stops at a city skyline viewing platform; the bluff where you'll have views of the inlet and weather permitting, "Denali"; Lake Hood- designated the World’s Busiest Floatplane Base.
Morning checkout and transfer to Anchorage Railway Station to board Alaska Rail Road to Talkeetna. Sit back and enjoy the scenic beauty through large picture windows. On arrival, transfer to hotel. Afternoon proceed on Talkeetna Wilderness Jet Boat Safari. The safari offers opportunities to view nesting bald eagles, beaver activity, moose and bear in their natural habitat.
Morning checkout and transfer to Talkeetna Railway Station to board Alaska Rail Road to Denali. Be sure to keep an eye out for wildlife and magnificent views of Mt. McKinley. On arrival, check in at hotel. Evening opportunity to go on a glacier flight seeing or glacier landing tour.
Early morning proceed on Denali Tundra Tour. Everything about Denali National Park is big: The scenery, the mountains, the incredible beauty and the animals. The Tundra Wildlife Tour is an excellent way to spot the wildlife for which Alaska is so famous.
Morning checkout and transfer to Denali Railway Station to board Alaska Rail Road to Fairbanks. Immediately upon departing Denali you will enter the scenic Nenana River Canyon, a popular spot for whitewater rafting. On arrival, transfer to hotel
Morning join the Binkley family for a trip through Alaska's gold mining history at the El Dorado Gold Mine. Ride the Tanana Valley Railroad for an adventure into the gold fields of the interior. After a short course in gold mining, grab your own 'poke' filled with pay dirt right out of the sluice box and try your hand at panning for gold. Afternoon checkout and transfer to Fairbanks Airport to connect flight to onward destination.