Combine the best of Alaska summer experiences (flightseeing, fishing, dog sledding, bear viewing, and more) during the month around solstice, when the weather is warm and there is 24-hours of daylight.
Day 1 - Arrive Anchorage
Arrive in Anchorage, and stay at a partner hotel in Anchorage.
Day 2 - Depart Anchorage for Wilderness Place Lodge
Depart Anchorage at 11:00am for Wilderness Place Lodge. You'll travel by float plane, arriving in time for a lunch at noon prepared by their chef team. Spend the afternoon fishing on the river for trout, grayling, pike, or salmon depending on the date. Wrap up the evening with a 4-course dinner at the lodge, and stay overnight in one of the modern, deluxe riverside cabins.
Day 3 - Full Day at Wilderness Place Lodge
Enjoy a full day of guided fishing. Take a side trip by boat to a chain of lakes to fish for northern pike, or stay on the river to continue to cast for trout, grayling, or salmon. Lunch will be enjoyed on the shore. Dinner at the lodge, and another night in your deluxe cabin.
Day 4 - Wilderness Place Lodge to Knik River Lodge
Today you'll trade one wilderness lodge for another. Depart Wilderness Place Lodge at 11:45am for Anchorage, where you'll catch a shuttle to Knik River Lodge near Palmer, Alaska -- arriving around 4:00pm. At 4:30 you'll be whisked off via helicopter for a to a glacier for a dogsledding adventure across the snow. Upon your return, you'll check into your king cabin and head to the Raven's Perch Restaurant for dinner, complete with mountain views.
Day 5 - Knik River Lodge Glacier Tour, Depart for Anchorage
Enjoy complimentary breakfast at the Raven's Perch, then depart at 10:15 for a 1-hour helicopter glacier landing experience! Upon return, you'll get a shuttle transfer back to Anchorage, where you'll stay once again at their partner hotel.
Day 6 - Bear Viewing from Anchorage
Round out your Alaska vacation with flight to see bears in their natural environment. Rust's Flying Service will pick you up at your hotel at 7:30am for your 8am floatplane departure to Redoubt Bay Lodge. You'll spend the day viewing and photographing bears, and enjoy lunch in the lodge, before returning to Anchorage.
This concludes the Solstice Grand Adventure. You may stay on another night in Anchorage or elsewhere, or depart Anchorage International Airport no sooner than 5pm.