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Stay casual, dress in layers, and get proper footwear
Guides to the best locations around the state to view wildlife
Rent a car and travel independently on a set itinerary, with lodging and tours booked in advance.
The Alaska Railroad is your transportation method. Travel on a set itinerary with lodging and tours booked in advance.
See Alaska's highlights by railroad or motorcoach in a group of up to 50
Travel in small groups, stay at exclusive wilderness lodges, and spend more time outdoors
All-inclusive multi-day vacation packages at a remote wilderness lodge
Travel with a professional photographer to the best photo locations around the state
Trips range from backpacking, rafting, to upscale remote lodge retreats
Cruises depart Juneau or Sitka. Boutique, small ship adventure cruises in Alaska's Inside Passage
Cruises depart from Whittier, a 1 hr drive from Anchorage. 2-5 day small ship explorations
The most intimate multi-day cruise option. Book entire boat for your family or group, or opt to bunk with other guests. Trips available from Whittier, Homer, Seward, Juneau, and Sitka.
The classic Alaska Cruise, offered by such companies as Holland America, Princess, and Royal Caribbean. Choose a round-trip Inside passage or one-way Gulf of Alaska Cruise.
Stops include Seward (Kenai Fjords), Girdwood, Whittier & Spencer Glacier
Stops include Wasilla, Talkeetna, Denali National Park & Fairbanks
Whether you’re staying a few days or just popping up for a meal, you can get to Cape Fox Lodge on the funicular, or – for an historical stroll – try “Married Man’s Trail” across the top of the ridge to and from Creek Street.
New York Hotel & Café is a small historic inn, tastefully restored and completely modern in amenities.Located in the heart of Ketchikan.
Sportsman’s Cove Lodge are booked on a double occupancy basis. The views are breathtaking.
Clover Pass Resort specializes in affordable Alaskan fishing vacations for King Salmon, Silver Salmon and Halibut.
Stay at Super 8 and start your day with free SuperStart continental breakfast before taking the free shuttle around town, to a nearby ferry or to Ketchikan International Airport.