See More of Alaska

The AMHS fleet includes ships in a variety of sizes, some able to carry as many as 500 passengers and 100 vehicles. With the ferry you can visit dozens of unique communities and areas of Alaska not accessible via the road system. Walk on board or bring a car, truck, motorcycle or other means of transport, such as kayaks and bicycles. Bringing a vehicle lets you combine a driving vacation with the ferry and access areas you might otherwise miss. Booking multiple legs of travel on different ferries will allow for more time in each community and more time to view the scenery.


April showers bring... birds

Spring can offer some of the best wildlife viewing opportunities in Alaska. But don't forget to look up, literally, because millions of waterfowl and shorebirds return to Alaska's nesting grounds each spring. Alaska is home to some of the best birding in North America, but it can be difficult to figure out where to go for the best viewing, so check out some of these great festivals. Stikine River Birding Festival in Wrangell, Copper River Delta Shorebird Festival in Cordova the Kachemak Bay Shorebird Festival in Homer and don't forget the Yakutat Tern Festival!


Photo of people watching MV Kennicott pull into Homer

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