Southeast Alaska - The Inside Passage

The Inside Passage reveals a multitude of islands and coves along the unspoiled coastline that are perfect to explore by boat or kayak. Road connections in Bellingham, Prince Rupert, Haines, and Skagway make it easy to add this region to any Alaska driving itinerary. The larger communities of Southeast Alaska offer a multitude of tours, guides and outings to suit any taste. Don't miss the totem poles, Native dancers, and many museums that highlight rich Native culture.

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  • Tongass National Forest
  • Glacier Bay National Park & Preserve
  • Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park
  • Sitka National Historical Park
  • Baranof Castle Hill State Historic Site
  • Petroglyph Beach State Historical Park
  • Totem Bight State Historic Site
  • Chilkat Bald Eagle Preserve
  • Misty Fjords National Monument

South Central Alaska - Alaska's Heartland

Spectacular scenery awaits you in South Central and Interior Alaska. Outdoor activities abound in Alaska's Heartland with four mountain ranges within driving distance of these ports. Choose from a variety of adventures including camping, hiking, fishing, backpacking, mountain biking, kayaking, rafting, and much more. Train and road connections can get you to Denali National Park & Preserve, home to Mt. McKinley.

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  • Chena River State Recreation Area
  • Chugach State Park
  • Chugach National Forest
  • Denali National Park & Preserve, home to Mt. McKinley
  • Kenai Fjords National Park
  • Wrangell-St. Elias National Park & Preserve

Southwest Alaska - Kodiak & The Chain

From wildlife to wilderness, find a place of beauty and rich culture in the communities of the Kodiak Island Archipelago, Alaska Peninsula, and Aleutian Islands. This land of mystery is home to numerous national wildlife refuges, where brown bears amble and over 240 species of birds inhabit the windswept islands, including the rare whiskered Auklet and the ancient Murrelet.

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  • Aleutian World War II National Historic Area
  • Alaska Maritime National Wildlife Refuge
  • Kodiak National Wildlife Refuge
  • Izembek National Wildlife Refuge
  • Fort Abercrombie State Historical Park
  • Kachemak Bay State Park & State Wilderness Park