Why I love Alaska
“Like many travelers, I am drawn to roads less traveled, isolated frontier regions where spontaneity and excitement rule over certainty and home comforts. Alaska, for me, fits all of these requirements. Challenging, unpolished and, on occasions, a hard nut to crack, it is, in many ways, the antithesis of the country where I grew up (the UK). Like a stranger in a strange land, I never fail to be astonished by the...” Read More
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Highlights of Alaska
A vast, rugged land of jaw-dropping beauty and abundant wildlife, Alaska remains America’s last truly unconquered frontier. Up to the challenge? This 15-day adventure will put you in touch with this massive state better than you’d imagined possible, mixing hotel stays with cabins typical of the Alaskan wilderness. Along the way, you’ll sample amazingly fresh seafood in Anchorage, hike Denali National Park, investigate glaciers, and be blown away by the awesome majesty of your surroundings. Prepare to have your horizons expanded tenfold.
Skagway Shore Excursion: White Pass Summit Tour
While in port in Skagway, enjoy a 2.5-hour coach trip to the White Pass Summit, taking in the majestic mountain scenery of waterfalls, rivers, glaciers and forests along the way. Hear from your expert guide about Skagway’s boom times during the 1898 gold rush. You’ll be amazed at the natural beauty of the Alaskan wilderness and how far the gold-seekers traveled to try to hit pay dirt.