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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
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Private Tour: Anchorage 3-Hour Tour
"This fun 3-hour adventure starts from a pickup location of your choice. First you'll visit historic Ship Creek where Anchorage was first settled as a tent city in 1911. Here you'll find a thriving urban salmon stream where downtown anglers often catch salmon on their lunch breaks from work. This is also the location of the Anchorage rail terminal for the historic Alaska Railroad.Your guide will then take you to Earth where you can take in the stunning view of the Anchorage skyline set against the backdrop of the Chugach Mountains and Cook Inlet. You may even catch sight of a moose along the roadway! Next stop at the busiest seaplane base in the world Lake Hood. Watch as local bush pilots expertly land their planes and taxi to their landing docks. Following this stop you'll visit the incomparable Turnagain Arm and Beluga Point. Take in the majestic scenery and scout for Beluga whales
From $345.00
 
Private Tour: Anchorage 3-Hour Tour
"This fun 3-hour adventure starts from a pickup location of your choice. First you'll visit historic Ship Creek where Anchorage was first settled as a tent city in 1911. Here you'll find a thriving urban salmon stream where downtown anglers often catch salmon on their lunch breaks from work. This is also the location of the Anchorage rail terminal for the historic Alaska Railroad.Your guide will then take you to Earth where you can take in the stunning view of the Anchorage skyline set against the backdrop of the Chugach Mountains and Cook Inlet. You may even catch sight of a moose along the roadway! Next stop at the busiest seaplane base in the world Lake Hood. Watch as local bush pilots expertly land their planes and taxi to their landing docks. Following this stop you'll visit the incomparable Turnagain Arm and Beluga Point. Take in the majestic scenery and scout for Beluga whales
From $345.00

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Old town Kenai

Old town Kenai preserves this town's Russian heritage with an old preserved orthodox church. There are also a few cabins, and a couple of civic/ commercial buildings open for view. Kenai is about half...
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A cruise ship, in this instance the Holland America ship Zaandam, offers the chance to travel in style to / from Alaskan ports as well as to experience ocean going in the Gulf of Alaska. Our preferred...
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Ride the McKinley Express from Denali

Surely the easiest and possibly the most scenic way to travel between Denali National Park and Anchorage is to ride the train, the McKinley Express, between them. Roads and rails circumnavigate the...
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Ketchikan: Photograph Rain (Mostly) or Shine (Not)

Ketchikan: a town that is known for rain presented its normal face to us on our cruise's one day stop. The advantage of cruising is that you get to port towns, the disadvantage is that you generally...
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Denali Princess Lodge

We transferred from Princess’s Mt. Mckinley Lodge to their Denali Lodge on the east riverbank of the Nenana River. This Lodge, one mile north of Denali National Park, is a jumping off point for...
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Mt. Mckinley Princess lodge

Our first overnight stop on our overland journey into Alaska was the Mt. Mckinley Princess Lodge on the banks of the Chulitna River, south of Denali National Park. From the Main Lodge you can see the...
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Whittier to Mt. McKinley Lodge Princess lodge

We stepped ashore at Whittier - this austere town was built as an army post in World War II. A few strides and we were aboard the waiting Princess Train. It runs on a railway line built to transport...
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Glacier Bay and College Fjord

The Coral Princess entered Glacier Bay in early morning on June 2 on its cruise to the rivers of ice 50 miles away. By noon the temperature was 52 degrees and the day was clear and bright. Two Park...
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Nature at Kenai Fjords a Must See

While the whale watching on small boat excursions is primo, the photographer will also enjoy the abounding scenics and landscapes that can be shot from the boat. There are hanging glaciers, seastacks,...
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Kenai Fjord's Calisto Worth Taking

Our land portion of a Holland America land & sea cruise terminated at the Kenai Fjords National Park and we had the option of taking a half-day excursion of the Calisto to view wildlife. If you have...
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Juneau's Seeker A Good Half-day Trip

Juneau offers many opportunities to the photographer: glaciers, forest, wildlife. One way to experience these and get some amazing shots is to sign up for a guided excursion. We were on a Holland...
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Haines: A town to walk and photograph

Our cruise ship stopped at Haines and we opted to not "do" an excursion. We walked around the small town and were quite satisfied, possibly because the weather was inclement and most of the passengers...
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Kick back on the bus ride from Fairbanks to Denali

The mode of transportation used between Fairbanks and Denali on the Holland America land & sea cruise was bus. As an amateur photobug, this was a challenge as the miles rolled by Alaskan vistas. True...
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Our land & sea cruise included an early morning transfer by bus from Anchorage to Seward, and it offered many views of the inlet and mountains. While convenient, the bus has its own schedule and...
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