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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$1266 Small group tours

Arctic Ocean and Prudhoe Bay Adventure from Fairbanks

Spend three or four breathtaking days on an Alaskan adventure you'll never forget. Visit the Arctic Circle, Coldfoot, the Trans-Alaska-Pipeline, Prudhoe Bay and the quaint town of Wiseman, and have a chance to experience the magic of Alaska's frontier. Enjoy a stunning nature hike on the high plateau of Finger Mountain, check out an Alaskan oil field, view wildlife in their natural habitat, learn about the region's gold-mining history and more. Overnight accommodation is included.

$5499 Nature & wildlife

Vancouver & Alaska by Ferry & Rail

What’s better than seeing the coastal areas of Canada and Alaska? Seeing it by train and ferry to give you the full land-and-sea experience of this amazing region. This 15-day trip takes advantage of both local trains and small ferries to create an authentic – not to mention memorable – journey up the coast and around Alaska. You’ll check out the highlights of Seward, Anchorage, and Denali while on the Alaskan Railroad, with plenty of chances to stretch your legs to explore the terrain firsthand. Rail, boat, mountains, cities – who says you can’t have it all?

$3499 Nature & wildlife

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.

$47.29 Sightseeing tours

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.