Explore the last frontier by land and sea on these learning adventures in majestic Alaska. Observe wildlife up close alongside naturalists, discover towering glaciers and snow-capped mountains, and learn about the 49th state’s rich history and indigenous cultures.
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Alaska Tours & Adventures

Learn about the country’s 49th state that is rich in history and indigenous cultures in Road Scholar’s Alaska sightseeing tours. During our educational tours of Alaska, travelers will explore Alaska and its stunning scenery by land and sea. 

Observe wildlife up close alongside naturalists. Look up close at the towering glaciers and snow-capped mountains. Watch the unique animals as they live in their native habitat.

For anyone who is delighted by the sight of nature at its most wild and spectacular, these Alaska tours are perfect for adults and seniors alike. 

Unforgettable Educational Expeditions

These tours are for travelers who want to experience new adventures and learn about the landscape and culture along the way. Road Scholar creates the greatest collections of learning adventures in Alaska you’ll find anywhere. 

Alaska Up-Close

Road Scholars will take over the entire expedition ship to learn about the wild, untamed land of Alaska. Travelers on Alaska’s Inside Passage Up close expedition is 10 days of exploring Alaska’s stunning diversity of wildlife, awe-inspiring glaciers, and dramatic fjords.  

Alaska’s sightseeing tours through the Inside Passage and Glacier Bay National Park offers magnificent sights and sounds as our experts create opportunities to view glaciers up close. Road Scholar travelers will visit the newly renovated Alaska State Museum in Juneau and Skagway, a famous gold rush town. 

If you're thrilled by wildlife sightings, this Alaska tour is your opportunity to see whales, puffins, otters, bears, mountain goats and sea lions.

NEW Alaska Adventure

Our new 15-day educational tour of Alaska that cannot be missed. Step aboard the M/V Ocean Victory ship on the Authentic Alaska: Seattle, Sitka, and More expedition to discover Alaska’s Inside Passage. Feast your eyes on some of Alaska’s 6,640 miles of coastline. On this trip, you will get up close to fjords and glaciers, and explore Alaska’s breathtaking waterways and landscapes 

The journey begins in Seattle with a walking tour and then travelers will transfer to Vancouver to board the Ocean Victory. Enjoy a relaxing sail offering gorgeous scenery through the Canadian Inside Passage before arriving at the fjords and national parks and monuments of Alaska. Join naturalists in search of humpback whales and sea lions and learn about the brown bears of Baranof Island.

Experience Travel with Road Scholar

At Road Scholar, we offer a wide range of trips through Alaska where our guests will enjoy a learning adventure; leave all of the planning and work to us! Enjoy spirited conversations and educational lessons on Road Scholar tours that are perfect for generations of families, couples or solo travelers. 

Book your travel and learn more with Road Scholar today.