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Get to know the side of the United States that most people never see - the wild & wonderful frontiers of this vast country will delight you as you explore a variety of different landscapes, each with their own unique wildlife. The broad expanse of America stretches across the Rocky Mountains & the golden plains from the Atlantic Coast to the Pacific Coast, and includes the untamed wilderness of Alaska & the tropical island paradise of Hawaii. Journey along Canada's coast, enjoy some of the best Maine lobsters, & arrive in Boston, aboard the Waters of North America cruise. From the panhandle of Juneau, Alaska experience Glacier Bay National Park & the stunningly deep Endicott Arm fjord. Or explore the wild west just as Lewis & Clark did, navigating the mountainous Northwest an a cruise up the Columbus & Snake Rivers.
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Kayaking Tracy Arm Fjord in Tongass National Forest.
$8,990
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Big Picture Alaska

11 Day Itinerary aboard Sea Bird
  • Raft the Chilkat Eagle Preserve
  • Explore Glacier Bay National Park
  • Search for humpback whales
  • Learn about Tlingit heritage
Activities: Biking, Kayaking, Village Visit, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Relaxed
Embark on an immersive, wide-ranging photo expedition that focuses entirely on Alaska’s famed Inside Passage. Experience the perfect mix of small-town life and the grand expanse of the wild landscape that surrounds it. Capture it all with the help of your photo expedition team. Enjoy ample …
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Moose found on an Alaska wildlife tour
$7,145
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Ultimate Bays & Fjords of Alaska

15 Day Itinerary aboard Wilderness Discoverer
  • View glaciers in Glacier Bay NP
  • Explore the forests of the mainland
  • Hike along Chichagof Island
  • Watch for whales in Icy Strait
  • Transit winding Wrangell Narrows
  • Visit the Kiksetti Totem Park
Activities: Hiking, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Stand Up Paddle Board, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Relaxed
Grab your camera and set out for adventure on this 15-day Alaskan cruise. Pristine landscape, untouched coves, and astounding wildlife are sure to delight and entrance you as you sail alongside glaciers and icebergs. Embrace the Alaskan wilderness as you cruise from port to port on this journey.
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Whale watching from a zodiac in Alaska.
$3,995
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Alaska's Glaciers & Whales

8 Day Itinerary aboard SS Legacy
  • Discover native Tlingit culture
  • Watch for whales in Frederick Sound
  • Hike along Baird Glacier
  • Kayak, paddle board & explore
Activities: Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Stand Up Paddle Board, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Relaxed
Experience unmatched birding, wildlife viewing, and whale watching on this fantastic 8-day voyage aboard the SS Legacy. Starting in the capital city of Juneau, admire unique wildlife and breathtaking lanscapes, visiting Tracy Arm or Endicott Arm, Stephens Passage, Thomas Bay, Baird Glacier, LeConte …
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Humpback whale in Alaska.
$5,295
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Alaska's Glaciers & Whales

8 Day Itinerary aboard Safari Endeavour
  • View glaciers and remote coves
  • Watch for wildlife, whales & birds
  • Kayak, paddle board & explore
  • Enjoy intertidal shore walks &hikes
Activities: Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Stand Up Paddle Board, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Relaxed
Join this 8-day adventure to the Alaska wilderness. Discover cascading waterfalls and incredible drifting icebergs. The geology is fascinating and so is the wildlife. Keep an eye out for mountain goats, bears, and eagles. Make waves for Stephens Passage. It’s all hands on deck watching for …
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Bald eagles resting
$6,385
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Alaska's Frontier and Wilderness Quest

11 Day Itinerary aboard Chichagof Dream
  • Visit the scenic Baranof Island
  • Scout for humpback whales
  • Explore the protected Taku Harbor
  • Tour the dramatic Margerie Glacier
Activities: Hiking, Kayaking, Village Visit, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Relaxed
Explore Southeast Alaska's northern end on this 11-day cruise from Sitka to Juneau, a beautiful region of tidewater glaciers, abundant wildlife, and unique frontiers.This dynamic itinerary includes two full days in Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve, the rollicking gold-rush town of …
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Cruising the arctic waters
$4,290
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Wild Alaska Escape

6 Day Itinerary aboard Sea Bird
  • Journey by kayak into dramatic bays
  • Raft the Chilkat River with guides
  • See Haines by raft, bike, or foot
  • View glaciers and icebergs
Activities: Kayaking, Village Visit, Whale Watching, Whitewater Rafting, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Relaxed
Explore Alaska on an active, exciting expedition to see the region’s iconic wildlife and epic landscapes in the compact timeframe of one work week. Take long hikes on world-class trails through forests of towering trees, kayak long routes deep into glacially-carved fjords, and raft to an …
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Family hiking on a tour of Alaska
$4,490
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True Alaskan Family Cruise

8 Day Itinerary aboard Chichagof Dream
  • Visit the Alaska Raptor Center
  • Experience the Bear rescue center
  • Discover charming Petersburg
  • Hike in Glacier Bay National Park
Activities: Hiking, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Village Visit, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Relaxed
Cruising as a family provides an opportunity to strengthen bonds through shared discoveries and learning, creating memories that span the generations. These voyages feature an onboard Youth Expedition Leader who lead activities, exploration, and educational programs tailored for children age 7 and …
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Hiking Glacier Ridge
$7,125
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Alaska Wilderness Lodges

5 Day Itinerary
  • Kayak or canoe on Winterlake
  • Helicopter to nearby mountains
  • Deepsea fish for salmon & halibut
Activities: Cooking Class, Fishing, Helicopter Tour, Kayaking, Land, Trekking & Hiking, Wilderness Lodge
Activity Level: Relaxed
Explore two unique and remote Alaska wilderness lodges on this all inclusive Alaska wilderness experience. Fly by float plane to the remote Winterlake Lodge and Tutka Bay for exploring by helicopter and float plane, including fishing, hiking, kayaking, and wildlife spotting. Enjoy yoga, …
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Tutka Bay hiking
$4,715
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Tutka Bay Wilderness Lodge

3-8 Day Itinerary
  • Fish the deep sea for salmon
  • Visit Katmai National Park
  • Kayak around Tutka Bay
  • Tour an oyster farm in Sedovia
Activities: Fishing, Kayaking, Land, Village Visit, Whale Watching, Wilderness Lodge, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Relaxed
Explore the Alaskan wilderness on this 4-day stay at Tutka Bay Wilderness Lodge. Arrive in Homer and water taxi across the bay. Be sure to keep your eyes open for humpback whales, orca whales, and baby sea otters. Take guided adventures each day including deep sea fishing, visiting Katmai National …
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Bear taking a drink
$4,160
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Alaska Bear-Viewing Lodge

4-5 Day Itinerary
  • Watch bears up-close with a guide
  • Spot otters, seals, and foxes
  • Enjoy the rustic comfort of a cabin
Activities: Land, Wilderness Lodge, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Easy Active
Enjoy 4 days in the remote Alaska wilderness bear viewing at Katmai Wilderness Lodge. This remote Alaska lodge experience is a perfect add-on to any Alaska cruise or tour, and offers you the chance to explore the remote Alaska wilderness with experienced guides. Here you find the perfect conditions …
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Creek views at Denali Backcountry Lodge
$2,850
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Denali Backcountry Lodge

6 Day Itinerary
  • Learn the natural history of Denali
  • Watch for bears, caribou, & moose
  • Walk to Fannie Quigley's cabin
  • Hiking, fishing, & biking options
Activities: Biking, Fishing, Hiking, Land, Wilderness Lodge, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Relaxed
Explore the remote heart of Denali National Park with your stay at Denali Backcountry Lodge, located at the end of the 92-mile Denali Park Road. Stay in one of 42 cozy cabins and take part in guided naturalist activities such as hiking, biking, gold panning, and other natural history walks. Watch …
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Dogsled and heli adventure
$595
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Knik River Lodge

2-4 Day Itinerary
  • Spot wildlife from your cabin deck
  • See glaciers on a heli flight tour
  • Walk on a remote glacier
Activities: Helicopter Tour, Hiking, Kayaking, Land, Wilderness Lodge, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Easy Active
This remote Alaskan retreat is an isolated yet luxurious way to explore the Alaska wilderness and the Chugach Mountains. Overnight in a cozy cabin with views to the glacial Knik River. Enjoy meals in the renowned Raven's Perch Restaurant. Your full day is spent on short hikes in the area, or …
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Enjoying a hiking excursion in Alaska
$8,295
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Alaska Glacier Cruise - Ultimate Expedition

15 Day Itinerary aboard SS Legacy
  • Admire wonderful marine wildlife
  • Learn about the history of Haines
  • Hike along Baird’s moraine
  • Kayak along spectacular fjords
Activities: Biking, Hiking, Kayaking, Local Market, Small Ship Cruise, Snorkeling, Stand Up Paddle Board, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Relaxed
Enjoy a fantastic 15-day expedition sailing around one of the most magical regions on Earth - Southeast Alaska. Spend a full day in spectacular Glacier Bay National Park, joined by a park ranger that makes your experience unforgettable. Adventure opportunities include skiffing through iceberg …
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Kayaking through Alaska.
$6,545
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Ultimate Bays & Fjords of Alaska

15 Day Itinerary aboard Wilderness Explorer
  • View glaciers in Glacier Bay NP
  • Explore the forests of the mainland
  • Discover Wrangell
  • Hike along Chichagof Island
  • Watch for whales in Icy Strait
  • Transit winding Wrangell Narrows
Activities: Hiking, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Stand Up Paddle Board, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Relaxed
Grab your camera and set out for adventure on this 15-day Alaskan cruise. Pristine landscape, untouched coves, and astounding wildlife are sure to delight and entrance you as you sail alongside glaciers and icebergs. Embrace the Alaskan wilderness as you cruise from port to port on this journey.
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Family hiking on a tour of Alaska
$6,290
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Alaska's Southeast Explorer

11 Day Itinerary aboard Alaskan Dream
  • Watch Margerie Glacier calve
  • Ride the White Pass Railroad
  • Navigate Tracy Arm entirely
  • Interact with locals in Metlakatla
Activities: Hiking, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Relaxed
Visit the highlights of Southeast Alaska in this 11-day small ship cruise getting close to thundering tidewater glaciers and watching stunning wilderness alongsideNaturalistsand CulturalHeritageGuides. Enjoy daily shore excursions through scenic landscapes and national historic sites. Learn about …
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Family hiking on a tour of Alaska
$6,290
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Alaska's Southeast Explorer

11 Day Itinerary aboard Baranof Dream
  • Visit Glacier Bay National Park
  • Discover Mendenhall Glacier
  • Journey through Tracy Arm Fjord
  • See Thorne Bay's logging camp
Activities: Hiking, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Relaxed
Discover charming Southeast Alaska in this 11-day expedition cruise aboard the Baranof Dream.Sail to Glacier Bay National Park, Skagway, Juneau, Frederick Sound, Petersburg, Thorne Bay and more, viewing a vast array of wildlife and making stops along the way. Enjoy adventure options such as …
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Alaskan bears
$7,495
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Bears, Bergs & Bushwhacking

9 Day Itinerary aboard Safari Quest
  • Learn Kupreanof Island's history
  • Hike the Tebenkof Bay Wilderness
  • Whale watch in Frederick Sound
  • Discover Admiralty Island
Activities: Hiking, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Snorkeling, Stand Up Paddle Board, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Relaxed
Filled with icy fjords towering over the Pacific Ocean with snowy peaks stretching across the horizon, Alaska seems to have no boundaries. Start this magnificent expedition in Petersburg, nicknamed “Little Norway”, and make your way across this rich region admiring all the local wonders …
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Columbia River Gorge
$4,995
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Rivers of Adventure

9 Day Itinerary aboard SS Legacy
  • Whitewater raft on the Deschutes
  • Admire the Cascade Mountains
  • Ride a jet boat into Hells Canyon
  • Discover Terra Blanca Winery
Activities: Biking, Hiking, Kayaking, River Cruise, Stand Up Paddle Board, Whitewater Rafting, Wildlife Viewing, Wine Tasting
Activity Level: Relaxed
From the cosmopolitan and fascinating city of Portland to Lewiston, Idaho, this dazzling 9-day river cruise offers you the opportunity to explore the wonders of this rich region. Transit eight locks and enjoy a private tour at the Bonneville Dam Visitor Center.Take a walk on the wild side at …
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