Alaska/British Columbia
Alaska: Deep Into the Last Frontier
Immerse yourself in the spirit of Alaska, discovering local culture, enjoying expert lectures and exploring untamed wilderness still roamed by caribou and moose.
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Program No. 18667RJ
14 days
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At a Glance

Come to appreciate the vastness, beauty and cultural and ecological diversity of “The Last Frontier” on a journey by land and sea that takes you to mammoth glaciers, gold rush towns, Denali National Park’s mighty Mount Denali and welcoming communities along the famed Inside Passage.
Activity Level
Walking on city sidewalks, boardwalks and unpaved trail surfaces.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • Explore trails at the base of Mendenhall Glacier, enjoy a whale watching expedition and keep an eye out for bears, moose, eagles and more in Denali National Park.
  • Explore native culture and crafts at the Morris Thompson Cultural Center, Anchorage Museum and Totem Heritage Center.
  • Under the guidance of an expert Group Leader, enjoy learning together with your group of enthusiastic fellow Road Scholars.

General Notes

In some ports you will have the option of enjoying lunch on your own at your expense rather than returning to the ship for lunch.
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Valerie Hershfield
Valerie Hershfield has been in the travel industry for 23 years, visiting more than 100 countries on six continents, and leading learning adventures from coast to coast in the U.S. With a degree in journalism, Valerie has also worked as a newspaper reporter and a copy editor, most recently for a large daily paper in N.H. In her free time, she volunteers on a rehab crew at the Marine Mammal Center in Sausalito, Calif.
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