Alaska

Alaska Travel Guide

The tour operator creates tailor-made itineraries for the region, with more than 100 land and cruise options, including heli-hiking outings in Denali National Park.

For trips along the coast.

Lindblad is a top adventure company, with an impressive affiliation with the National Geographic Society. Research scientists come on board, and passengers can observe NG field sites and equipment, including undersea cameras and hydrophones and video-microscopes.

A 7 1/2-hour ride from Anchorage to Denali National Park.

American Safari Cruise guests always a chance snap pics of grizzlies foraging on the beach in Juneau, Alaska or humpbacks breaching the water in Mexico's Sea of Cortès.

Disney is the best cruise line for families. What may surprise you is that the 1,760-passenger Disney Magic and Disney Wonder are gorgeous ships, even without Disney touches like character appearances and first-run movies.

Services Camp Denali and other lodges.

At 13.2 million acres of Alaskan wilderness, this, the largest U.S. park, is six times the size of Yellowstone and larger than nine U.S. states—yet it has only two roads, together barely totaling 105 miles.