Fairbanks, Alaska: Aurora Express: Sleep in a Train

Mike and Susan Wilson renovated retired Alaska Railroad cars into a bed and breakfast, arrayed on 700 feet of railroad tracks. The diner car seats 24 and features a bald eagle mural.

Aurora Express Bed & Breakfast

Address:
1540 Chena Ridge Rd, Fairbanks, AK
Directions:
On the Parks Highway, exit at Geist Road, left after the service station onto Chena Pump Rd. Stay on Chena Pump Road - past the Pump House Restaurant on left - it becomes Chena Ridge Road.
Phone:
800-221-0073
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Room on a train.

Aurora Express Train-Themed B&B

Only open from May to September, this is an amazing experience with Mother Wilson and her train. She has 7 themed rooms with 7 cars total. All rooms have showers with toilets and is all kept amazingly clean. All equipped with heater and fans to keep you comfy based on Alaskan crazy weather. They go out of their way to make you feel at home.

[Timmy Martini/Exploring The Obscure, 08/14/2015]

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