We chatted with some locals about life in the Yukon. A better buy would be The Milepost, with a mile by mile guide including villages, condition of the roads, what to look for and where. One of the most dynamic of these is the Root Glacier, located right in the center of the park and next to the town of McCarthy-Kennicott. The six-mile-wide Alsek glacier deposits icebergs the size of battleships into your camp on Alsek Lake after tumbling from the snow-laden 15,000-foot peak of Mt. Rainy season is October, though in this lush rainforest, a periodic drizzle during the day is always possible and as is occasional snow in mid-winter Dec-Mar. Alaska Highway Road Trip Alaska Highway Road Trip Whoa! No daily packing and unpacking luggage and no rigid schedules to follow. This part of the highway was one of the slowest moving; not because of the condition of the road, but because this is where the road passes through the Canadian Rockies.
You will also have a chance to visit with your Aurora Host who will share information about Alaska's Arctic and the Yukon River. We are here to help you plan the best destination wedding possible. This Alaskan native, who harvests moose, berries and salmon, loves to truly enjoy the fruit of the land. Pickup in Anchorage included along along with all meals, daily guided activities and equipment. We have nearly 40 years of experience in helping make those choices easier. It's considered moderate to strenuous, depending on how fit and experienced the hiker is and how much is being carried. When to go: Mid-June to mid-September Book it: Paddle an Arctic River Float the Kongakut from the Brooks Range to the North Slope The Arctic National Wildlife Refuge is one of the last great wildernesses in North America.
Here in the state park you also have the option of going guided to get the most out of your trip—guides help you stay warm, dry, fed, and safe, but are also full of fascinating insights about the area and its wildlife. Marvel at the wonders of everything Montana: barns and prairie and wild rivers, gorgeous lakes, emerald forests and big mountains. The surprise of wildlife, the ever-changing beauty of the landscape, the moments lived and memories made with your traveling companion s and the time on the road to reflect on it all…. Nearly every visitor to the Denali area passes through Denali State Park and right by these trailheads, but almost all will pass right on by and miss it. Watch for caribou and Stone sheep along the highway—and, of course, sensational mountain views. Watch for Canada Geese and Moose as you follow the boardwalk back to camp then enjoy some smores around the campfire. She brings creativity, dedication and Alaska know-how in assisting you with your Alaska Adventure! On the road again, head for Fairbanks, where the sun hardly sets at all in summertime.
Fishing and Adventure The Fall Combo: this is a very limited time offer. And Camp Denali was the first: It was founded by people who have become very involved in Alaska conservation, and it offers one of the world's great eco-lodge lodge experiences. But our adventuring has by no means, stopped. Board your ship in Vancouver, B. It was the largest vessel on the Yukon River. They'll take you in close, but not too close, to calving glaciers; help you fish chunks of ancient ice out of the bay; and point out the wildlife that will make this 3- to 5-day wilderness adventure a trip you'll never forget. Real Alaska in only 3 days! In Whitehorse you might tour the S.
They spend early summer on the Pack Creek beaches and stay through mid-September, when the last of the salmon have spawned. He was born and raised on a dairy farm in Minnesota and worked for the U. Fuel stops can be few and far between so be sure to plan ahead. Your cabin is steps away from the river, and looks out over the confluence of the Kenai and Moose rivers and the Kenai Mountains beyond. Icy Strait, Chichagof Island, Peril Straight, Sergius Narrows and Neva Strait are a few of the highlights.
All these experiences give him a wealth of insight, immense knowledge of Alaska, and a wealth of stories he is willing to share. This book has been a great companion and guide book wherever we go. Denali formerly Mt McKinley is the highest and most famous at 20,310 feet 6,190m , but you can still get a neck kink gawping at many others. Or of course, just relax with a book and a stellar view of Denali. Specials at Great Alaska Adventures Smart shoppers like you know that a great price is nothing if it's not on a great purchase. One-stop vacation: fly to Juneau, stay a week or two, and experience the very best Alaska offers.
Newly built, this lodge was sited with one prevailing thought in mind: Location, location, location. Alaska adventure tours featuring Bearcamp, all inclusive trips, and one of a kind Riverfront lodge and cabins The amazing Kenai Peninsula has been called a microcosm of Alaska, with its rugged glacial peaks, Boreal forests and abundant Alaska wildlife. Be sure to take the Columbia Ice fields Parkway route through the Central Canadian Rockies and experience the spectacular display of nature showcasing Banff and Jasper National Parks. With mountains rising to 10,000 feet, and active tidewater glaciers still carving deep valleys before emptying their icy masses into the sea, this is one of the most dramatic landscapes in Alaska. Yukon River Aurora Adventure Summer Adventures Aurora Adventures Winter Adventures Yukon River Aurora Adventures Yukon River Aurora Adventure A Guided Round Trip Winter Journey By Land To The Yukon River. Dozens of them go all the way to tidewater. We're Alaska experts and wll provide tips on the best Juneau activities and places to stay among Juneau hotels, inns, bed and breakfasts and resorts.
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Seven out of the 10 tallest mountains in North America are in Alaska. This is your virtual Southeast Alaska travel guide and it is here to help you plan the Alaska Vacation of your dreams! They also have a great gift shop showcasing local Yukon artists. The dew is never all dried at once, a shower is forever falling, vapor is ever rising. . Please call our office to talk about this great trip or about any of our trips or specials.