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Turnagain Arm and Portage Valley Private Tour
"From Anchorage we'll travel along the scenic Seward Highway. One of only 13 highways in the US with the distinction of ""All American Road"". Along the way we will have great opportunities to view and photograph wildlife and scenic vistas. First we stop at the beautifu where you will board the mv Ptarmigan for an optional one-hour cruise across the stunning scenery of iceberg-dotted Portage Lake. After the cruise stop in at the Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center a nonprofit organization dedicated to preserving Alaska's wildlife. The AWCC takes in injured and orphaned animals year-round providing spacious enclosures and quality animal care. Here you can view and photograph up close Alaska's iconic animals that are unable to be released into the wild. Afterwards head back to Anchorage and enjoy a narrated city tour including all the best dining places.Whats Included:     Services of a professional private tour guide     Door to door round trip transportation from Anc
From $645.00
 
Turnagain Arm and Portage Valley Private Tour
"From Anchorage we'll travel along the scenic Seward Highway. One of only 13 highways in the US with the distinction of ""All American Road"". Along the way we will have great opportunities to view and photograph wildlife and scenic vistas. First we stop at the beautifu where you will board the mv Ptarmigan for an optional one-hour cruise across the stunning scenery of iceberg-dotted Portage Lake. After the cruise stop in at the Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center a nonprofit organization dedicated to preserving Alaska's wildlife. The AWCC takes in injured and orphaned animals year-round providing spacious enclosures and quality animal care. Here you can view and photograph up close Alaska's iconic animals that are unable to be released into the wild. Afterwards head back to Anchorage and enjoy a narrated city tour including all the best dining places.Whats Included:     Services of a professional private tour guide     Door to door round trip transportation from Anc
From $645.00
 
Turnagain Arm and Portage Valley Private Tour
"From Anchorage we'll travel along the scenic Seward Highway. One of only 13 highways in the US with the distinction of ""All American Road"". Along the way we will have great opportunities to view and photograph wildlife and scenic vistas. First we stop at the beautifu where you will board the mv Ptarmigan for an optional one-hour cruise across the stunning scenery of iceberg-dotted Portage Lake. After the cruise stop in at the Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center a nonprofit organization dedicated to preserving Alaska's wildlife. The AWCC takes in injured and orphaned animals year-round providing spacious enclosures and quality animal care. Here you can view and photograph up close Alaska's iconic animals that are unable to be released into the wild. Afterwards head back to Anchorage and enjoy a narrated city tour including all the best dining places.Whats Included:     Services of a professional private tour guide     Door to door round trip transportation from Anc
From $645.00

More Off The Beaten Path in Alaska

Wrangell St Elias vs Denali

I always recommend Wrangell St. Elias over Denali. Denali is much more developed so has more ammenities, lodges, and crowds. Not quite as bad as Yellowstone or Yosemite but far more people that I...
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RickinDutch
Jun 20, 2012

Must Scenic Drive!

Want a totally different experience in Alaska? If the Cruise is not your thing, try this. Take a 300 mile drive from Anchorage to Valdez (Where the pipeline ends).Along the way you will encounter the...
Sdave
Apr 04, 2011

Solo canoe travel above the Arctic Circle

Chronicle of a 375 mile solo canoe trip down the Noatak River, above the Arctic Circle, Gates Of The Arctic National Park, Alaska...
Duael
Dec 05, 2010

Just off the path

There are many roads on the southeast islands and they are very large. You can drive on many of the "logging" roads. These roads are generally in very good condition. If you long to see back country...
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pringlepoacher
Feb 15, 2010

the lodge for search bears in wildlife

Brooks Lodge overlooks the world famous Brooks River in the heart of Katmai National Park. The lodge, originally conceived as a fishing camp, has been in operation since 1950. The facilities have seen...
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hanspeter_W.
Aug 22, 2009

katmai national park

if you like to have a special experience in outside nature, maybe you will be lucky to see any bear in free nature while catching salmon, go to Brooks lodge on Katmai NationalparkKatmai National...
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hanspeter_W.
Aug 22, 2009
 
 
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Salmon Spawning -- Russian River

Most people that I know that have visited the Kenai Peninsula miss this one because it is not on most of the hot spots maps. Just west of Cooper Landing off of Hwy 1 to the south is a park...
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Actnjax
Aug 10, 2009

Rent an RV and see Alaska!

We chose to rent an RV in Anchorage upon our arrival in Alaska because we wanted to do our own thing at our own pace. I highly recommend this mode of travel....you've got your vehicle and your hotel...
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sherrillbland
Mar 15, 2009

Arctic Circle!

Even though it took 8 hours by bus to get to the Arctic Circle from Fairbanks I thoroughly enjoyed the trip. Driving along the unpaved roads lead to sights not seen by many tourist. i enjoyed the...
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remphish1
Sep 06, 2007

to the arctic circle and beyond

The Dalton Highway, known as “The Haul” or “The Long Haul” is considered the last great highway. I suppose this depends on your idea of great highways. This one is the most desolate of all highways,...
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PA2AKgirl
Jul 09, 2007

Chitina

We stopped at Chitina on our way to McCarthy for lunch.Fishing in the river seems to employ most people there.Big Large A l a s k a Trains, Bears, Hiking, Kayaking, Camping and long drives is what its...
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EdinburghRoc
Jun 23, 2007

Wildlife in Denali

Well, Denali is not the best place in Alaska if you're looking for wildlife. Head to the backcountry and you may have luck. In the higher elevations you can probably see dall sheeps (pictures 1 &...
Matyas
Nov 30, 2006

Hiking in Skagway

The rest of the people miss it. Probably they're not interested or just have to get back to the cruise ship in time:) Anyway i can highly recommend visiting the mountains around Skagway. You can get...
Matyas
Nov 15, 2006

Root Glacier Trail in Wrangell St. Elias NP

The trail is easy actually without elevation. Approximately 3 mile round trip from Kennecott to the toe of the Root Glacier or a 8 mile round trip to the Erie Mine tram cables. This trail meanders...
Matyas
Nov 14, 2006

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Portage Glacier

About an hours drive from Anchorage, the drive itself is a constant stream of beathtaking views as you drive along the Turnagain Arm. The cost of the cruise for us was $29. It lasts about an hours and...
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Mendenhall Glacier

Most people focus on the Mendenhall Glacier when here, which is good, but there is also a relatively short and easy trail that covers ground once covered by the Glacier. Called the Trail of Time, it...
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NARL -- Naval Arctic Research Laboratory

Utqia?vik (Barrow), being the furthest north community in the US, was is an ideal place to study the Arctic. The US Navy built a research facility about 5 miles outside of Utqia?vik (Barrow) to...
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Mt. McKinley

We were at the park for three days and took the Holland America excursion into the park on a cloudy but dry day. Photographers: be alert for even on those days Denali may peek out for a few minutes....
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Alaska Rainforest Sanctuary

My husband and I visited Ketchikan during our recent cruise, and decided we wanted to see some wildlife. We booked the Rainforest Wildlife Sanctuary, Eagle Center & Totems tour at the kiosk as we...
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Gold Rush Skagway Jewellers

We went in this store to have a look at some pieces and they advised that if we saw anything that we liked they could upgrade our stones for us in store as they have a jeweller there. While we were...
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"Train Ride Through Alaska's Interior"
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"The Last Great Frontier"
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