Alaska Tours, Travel & Activities
See the sights of magical Alaska. No, it isn't just the mountains, sparkling lakes or glaciers that draw travelers to Alaska but the magic in the land, its mystical boreal pull. It's a place that ignites the imaginations of people who live in the city but long to wander in the woods.
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• Alaska Tours & Activities
» Alaska Air, Helicopter & Balloon Tours
Discover the staggering beauty of Denali National Park from the comfort of a ski equipped craft. Fly between McKinley's two sister peaks and look out for climbers en route to the summit. This is the best way to see one of the worlds great wilderness frontiers! Fly over the longest glacier in Denali National Park, the 45 mile (72km) long Kahiltna glacier
» Alaska Cruises, Sailing & Water Tours
Escape to the Alaskan Wilderness on a small group Whale Watching Adventure from Juneau. This is your chance to see humpback whales, bald eagles, seals and sea lions on an amazing 3 hour cruise on Auke Bay. The captain and naturalists will take you on a search for whales in Favorite Channel, Stephens Passage, Lynn Canal or Saginaw Channel
» Alaska Cultural & Theme Tours
Go back in time to Skagway's exciting Gold Rush era on this two-hour tour. While in the historic village of Liarsville, dine on authentic Alaskan fare, including wild Alaskan salmon. Then visit the authentic gold-mining exhibits and learn how to pan for gold -- you'll keep all of the gold you find! Liarsville Camp is full of history and charm, and you'll have free time to explore all that the area has to offer
» Alaska Day Trips & Excursions
The Yukon Sightseeing Tour will awe you with the natural beauty of Southeast Alaska and Canada's British Columbia and Yukon Territory. Try your hand at gold panning or meet the adorable Huskies preparing for the Yukon Quest dog sled race. Arriving at Emerald Lake, the turnaround point of this scenic Yukon adventure
» Alaska Family Friendly Tours
The Chilkoot Hike and Float Tour is a great family oriented hiking adventure along the world famous Chilkoot Trail. This wilderness hike takes place in the heart of the Klondike Gold Rush National Park, and is Skagway's most affordable hiking and rafting adventure tour. Depart Skagway for a short van tour along the coastline to the Chilkoot Trail Trailhead
» Alaska Food, Wine & Nightlife
A trip to Skagway just isn't complete without experiencing an authentic Alaskan salmon bake. During this 1.5-hour outing, dine on delicious Alaskan fare including wild Alaskan salmon and many more tasty treats. Enjoy your meal in the village of Liarsville, a re-created Gold Rush-era mining camp where after your all-you-can-eat buffet, you will have free time to explore the area
» Alaska Outdoor Activities
Join an Alaskan wilderness adventure as you are introduced to glacier trekking and ice climbing on Mendenhall Glacier! Hike through rainforest, over rocky terrain and along the lake's edge of Mendenhall Glacier on a 2.5 mile trail, reaching an elevation of approximately 300 - 500 feet. After reaching the glacier, you will be outfitted in high quality trekking gear.
» Alaska Private & Custom Tours
See Sitka's highlights and learn about the city's rich history during this one-hour private sightseeing cruise. Led by a local, knowledgeable captain, this tour is the perfect introduction to Alaska's fourth-largest city. Wildlife is abundant in this area – you're likely to spot sea otters, bald eagles and even whales as you cruise the calm waters of Sitka Sound. In addition to entertaining you with tales about Sitka's Russian heritage and role in World War II
» Alaska Shore Excursions
Promising spectacular aerial views, this 90-minute seaplane tour is an exhilarating way to see the beauty of the Misty Fjords National Monument while you're in port in Ketchikan. You'll take in the untamed wilderness of the Misty Fjords, soar above Alaska's dramatic glaciers and fly over snow-capped mountains on this Ketchikan shore excursion. You’ve seen the Inside Passage from your cruise ship – now see it from the air!
» Alaska Sightseeing Tours
Explore Ketchikan the way the natives did on this rainforest canoe trip and nature walk. On this 3.5-hour Alaskan tour, paddle through a pristine lake in the Tongass National Forest while learning about Ketchikan's history and natural beauty from your expert guide. Take a short walk through the rainforest with your guide and learn about the forest's flora and fauna. Don't forget to keep your eyes out for native Alaskan wildlife!
» Alaska Water Sports
Experience the tranquility of the Alaskan wilderness as you paddle on the waterways in search of local fauna on a Tongass Wildlife Kayaking Adventure. A 30 minute drive from Juneau brings you to a private beach location near Amalga Harbor and Yankee Cove, passing Mendenhall, Herbert, and Eagle glaciers along the way
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» Alaska Cruises with cruisedirect.com
A variety of cruise ships sail to Alaska, including luxury vessels and midsize ships - most of which offer expanded kids programs for family vacationers. While the majority of ships sail from Vancouver, BC, Seattle is increasingly becoming a popular summer homeport for many lines. Both embarkation/disembarkation points allow ships to visit the most popular ports on an Alaska cruise, including Juneau, Ketchikan and Skagway …