Why This Trip?
This trip lets you spend some time exploring Alaska's largest city—from its fascinating museums to great restaurants. But it also carves out a day for a very special trip to Whittier, where you can experience the thrill of seeing glaciers and wildlife in stunning Prince William Sound.
Arrive & Overnight in Anchorage
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Spend your first day taking in everything that bustling Anchorage has going on. Stroll its streets on your own or take a day tour for a complete overview. Get an in-depth picture of the city and state at the Anchorage Museum,, or visit the Alaska Native Heritage Center for a dose of history and culture. And of course you'll want to experience the city's fantastic bars and restaurants.
Travel to Whittier | Overnight in Anchorage
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One of Alaska's most dramatic spots is easy to reach by train or motorcoach. Enjoy the ride as you travel to Whittier. There, you can take a half- or full-day cruise into the jaw-droppingly beautiful Prince William Sound and get an up-close view of massive blue glaciers and keep an eye out for whales, sea otters, harbor seals, sea lions, and puffins. You'll be back in Anchorage the same day.
Day in Anchorage
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Take advantage of your final day in Anchorage to see anything you missed the first day. You have lots of fun options for a city tour. One is to take a trolly around to all the hot spots. Love to bike? Go on a bicycle tour with Alaska Trail Guides. And if you're into visiting breweries, Anchorage is a great place to do it. The Big Swig Brewery Tour gives you a sampling of the innovative beverages being brewed here.