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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
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14 days
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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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14 days
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Program No. 18667 RJ
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Come to appreciate the vastness, rugged 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 Denali (formerly Mt. McKinley) and welcoming seaside communities along the famed Inside Passage. Ride the Alaska Railroad from Alaska's Interior to the coast, and set sail for 7 nights to behold snow-capped mountains, glaciers, fjords, and rainforests, always keeping an eye out for unique wildlife and learning from experts along the way.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • Keep an eye out for Denali's "Big 5" in Denali National Park, and for whales, sea lions, otters, eagles and more from a whale watching expedition in the famed Inside Passage.
  • Discover native culture and crafts at the Morris Thompson Cultural Center, Anchorage Museum,Totem Heritage Center, and Museum of the North.
  • Experience the diversity of Alaska's majestic landscape on two breathtaking train journeys, and spend a day cruising Glacier Bay National Park with ranger-naturalists.

General Notes

Maximum group size of 34 participants on a ship with a capacity of 1,972 passengers.
Visit the Road Scholar Bookshop
You can find many of the books we recommend at the Road Scholar store on bookshop.org, a website that supports local bookstores.
Alaska's History: the People, Land and Events of the North Country
by Harry Ritter
The Thousand Mile War: World War II in Alaska and the Aleutians
by Brian Garfield
The Island Within
by Richard Nelson
An Alaska Anthology: Interpreting the Past
by Edited by Stephen w. Haycox and Mary Childers Mangusso
Best Tales of the Yukon
by Robert Service
The Nature of Southeast Alaska: A Guide to Plants, Animals, and Habitats
by Richard Carstensen; Robert H Armstrong; Rita M O'Clair
Guide to Marine Mammals of Alaska
by Kate Wynne
Guide to the Birds of Alaska
by Robert Armstrong
This comprehensive guide provides the most current knowledge about the birds in Alaska.
Alaska Trees and Shrubs
by Leslie Viereck; Elbert Little Jr
The Sea Runners
by Ivan Doig
Travels in Alaska
by John Muir
The Klondike Fever: The Life and Death of the Last Great Gold Rush
by Pierre Berton
Looking at Indian Art of the Northwest Coast
by Hilary Stewart
Cruiser Friendly Guide to Alaska's Inside Passage
by Terry Breen (Author), Mary Sterner Lawson (Illustrator)
Roadside Geology of Alaska
by Cathy Connor





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