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Destinations -- Alaska

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Breaching Whale in Alaska

Land of the Midnight Sun and Native Alaskan Culture. . .

If you are seeking the magnificent giant humpback whales, rising high into the air, and thunderously smashing back against the sea or the great grizzly bear catching salmon from the wild river, then you yearn for Alaska!

  • You will love your voyage to the northern lights while your floatplane soars over the transparent sparkling snow, then on to your warm and cozy room or back to your cruise line.
  • Cruising is a very good way to see Alaska because of the many excursions to choose from.
  • Mount McKinley, located in the spectacular Denali National Park is the largest mountain in North America and one you will experience with awe. Alaska’s 365 million acres offers the adventure of your life.

Brown Bear Trying To Catch A Salmon

  • Dutch Harbor
  • Fairbanks
  • Haines
  • Homer
  • Juneau
  • Ketchikan
  • Kodiak
  • Seward
  • Sitka
  • Skagway
  • Talkeetna
  • Tok
  • Valdez
  • Whittier
  • Wrangell
  • Cruising Alaska

 


If you want a total wilderness experience that offers unparalleled comfort 60 miles north of the Arctic Circle, then stay at an exclusive luxury wilderness lodge which caters to seekers of elegance and independence in the Far North. Some of your explorations include privately-chartered fly-out adventure combination tours, wildlife viewing, fishing, canoeing, bird watching, hiking and great food.


Wilderness Lodge and Luxurious Lodge:
Adventurous travelers who desire to experience Alaskan life at its best will enjoy a visit to one of the many lodges located throughout Alaska. From remote lodges reached only via plane to luxurious lodges in Denali National Park, Alaska has it all.


Between Anchorage and Fairbanks stands majestic Mt. McKinley. Still called Denali - the Great One - by Alaska natives and locals, Mt. McKinley is not only the tallest mountain in North America, it's also the most spectacular.


Alaska truly is the ultimate in vacation destinations. and, there's no better way to experience Alaska than by Cruising whether you choose the inside passage or the ultimate cruise/tour all the way to Denali. You will love the amazing onboard experience that's included in the low price of your cruise, including: world-class dining, exciting destinations, a friendly casino and award winning entertainment. Remember this is not a one-stop trip, but a journey of islands, glaciers, mountains, fjords, inlets, bays, culture and wildlife. Let us take care of you while you take care of the whale watching, gold panning, fishing, and experience the native cultural tours.


Alaska is a land you can experience up-close and personal. You can fly in the six passenger plus gear DeHavilland Beaver floatplane to over 150 remote locations featuring U.S. Forest Service cabins in the Tongass National Forest that can be rented for an overnight breather, a week-long fishing, hunting, hiking and photo expedition, or even a 10-day off-season stay that is guaranteed to stire the soul and awaken the senses.


The Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race:
For 2008, we offer several different unique programs to join in the excitement of The Last Great Race! From the race start in Anchorage to the remote checkpoints, learn all there is to know about the Iditarod. Now you can combine your Iditarod experience with a great Alaskan winter tradition. 


Totem poles, tall and intricately carved with images of people and animals, can be considered family histories. Native Alaskans did not have a written language rather they used totem poles to record the most significant events and stories of their culture. Hear the voice of Alaska's indigenous peoples, including Inupiat Eskimos, Yup'ik Eskimos, Siberian Yup'ik Eskimos, and Athabascan Indians through their culture.


Enjoy the best of Alaska's wilderness attractions by boat, glass-domed railcar and luxury motor coach.


Flying is a way of life in Alaska and a trip to Alaska would not be complete without a flightseeing excursion. From one end of the state to the other, there’s never a shortage of colorful pilots to take you for a bird’s eye view of this great land. Circle majestic Mt. McKinley, land on a glacier and go exploring, access backcountry wilderness, visit a remote village or drift peacefully in a floatplane past bears as they feast on summer salmon.


Go Fishing Alaska, the trip of a lifetime! Go deep into the heart of world class halibut, salmon, trout and grayling waters!  Put your hook into the world-renown Kenai River or hop on a short flight Alaska best lodges and remote fishing hot spots.


Western Alaska is filled with Brown Bears. Literally thousands live here. It is common to see them daily as we travel between field destinations. A real thrill is to safely watch them up close and personal. The Katmai National Park is one place they are very approachable.


Southeast Alaska, is better known as the Inside Passage, is a magical place of lush coastal rainforest, deep blue fjords, a rich history and abundant wildlife. The inside passage is a wonderful place to experience the whales and glaciers.


You will encounter the unique Native culture through their art, music, and museum exhibits while you enjoy the totem carving, Native dancing, and the blanket toss. A rich and interesting experienc awaits you.


Winter Vacations in Alaska: You are invited to the Wild and Wonderful Alaska Winter to enjoy all varieties of skiing, and then there's snowboarding, skating, hockey, ice fishing, snow machines, winter carnivals and festivals – oh yes, great food, extremely entertaining indoor stuff, world-class accommodations and outstanding deals!
Come on up – we know you want to!

Glacier Calving Into The Ocean