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Best Alaska Excursions

Alaska is full of wonder everywhere you turn. Asking us to pick the best Alaska tours isn't easy. But, if we had to pick one, these would be our picks for the best Alaska travel experiences.

The Best:

Denali Experience: Camp Denali & North Face Lodge

Flightseeing: Denali Glacier Landing from Talkeetna

Bear viewing: Homer via Float Plane

Eagle Viewing: Ketchikan

Alaska Railroad: Scenic Rides and Tours

Glacier viewing (by boat): Prince William Sound

Glacier viewing (on foot): Exit Glacier

Encounter with Alaska Native culture: Alaska Native Heritage Center and more

Historic site: Kennicott Mine & Ghost Town

National park experience: Denali National Park

Scenic drive: Richardson Highway from Valdez to Fairbanks

Scenic rail journey: Anchorage to Seward

Sea kayaking day trip: Seward

Wild river rafting: Nova Matanuska Glacier

Wilderness lodge experience: Kachemak Bay Wilderness Lodge and it's private sister lodge, Alaska's Loonsong Lake Wilderness Lodge

Museum: UAF Museum of the North

Marine wildlife viewing: Kenai Fjords National Park


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