From panning for gold in Fairbanks to spotting wildlife in Denali and sailing past glaciers in Kenai Fjords, this is the real Alaska that locals share with their summer guests. From Fairbanks to Anchorage, see the 49th state's most iconic sights on this 10-day land-only tour.
Discover Alaska and learn why they call it "The Last Frontier!" Begin your journey in beautiful Fairbanks, and visit the machinery and town that were built during the gold rush. From there travel into the Alaskan Interior to Denali National Park. Embark on a Denali Natural History Tour and learn about the history, culture, and natural environment of this 6 million acre park. Continue your journey on to Seward, stopping to visit the Iditarod Sled Dog Headquarters on the way. In Seward board a catamaran for our Glacier and Wildlife tour. Guided by a Park Ranger you will see glacier calving, whales, sea otters, sea lions, puffins, eagles, and other wildlife, all from the comfort of your ship. Drive around the brilliantly blue Kenai lake on your way to Homer, the "Halibut Capital of the World." From Homer turn North to the city half of Alaskan's call home, Anchorage! You can bid farewell to the 49th State from Anchorage. But your adventure doesn't have to end there!
You can choose to add a 7 night Inside Passage cruise to your itinerary. Boarding Norwegian Sun in Seward, the next stage of your vacation begins! The Inside Passage cruise includes stops in Icy Straight Point, Juneau, Skagway, Ketchikan, and cruising in the Hubbard Glacier and Inside Passage. Upon disembarking in Vancouver, your transfer to the airport is included. Click here to view this extended itinerary option.
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Hotel Accommodations: 9 nights based on twin/double accommodations in moderate hotels.
Sightseeing: Special events as listed.
Baggage Handling: To and from your hotel room throughout your tour for one piece of checked baggage per person.
Service: A professionally trained tour director who is knowledgeable on the local area and will provide you with a wealth of information. Their friendly service will make your trip a memorable experience.
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- Visit iconic Denali National Park and sail Kenai Fjords National Park, two of Alaska's most majestic natural treasures
- Explore Seward and Homer, two quaint yet distinctively different remote fishing communities, during your combined 4-night stay on Alaska's Kenai Peninsula
- Included visit to Gold Dredge #8 where you'll relive Alaska's gold rush history
- Tour Fairbanks and Anchorage, the two largest cities in the state
- Visit the Iditarod Sled Dog Headquarters