Begin your Alaska adventure aboard Radiance of the Seas, enjoying a spectacular sail from Vancouver to Seward on your 7-Night Northbound Alaska and Hubbard Glacier cruise.
After debarking in Seward, your Adventure Specialist will greet you at the pier. Then, you’ll board a deluxe motorcoach for a scenic drive through Seward before embarking on the Resurrection Bay Wildlife Cruise, featuring a stop at Fox Island. Soak in magnificent views of Alaska’s famed flora and fauna and enjoy a delicious lunch at Fox Island. The remainder of the evening is yours to explore Seward as you desire. Be sure to consult with your Adventure Specialist for recommendations. At night, you’ll retire to your accommodations at the Seward Windsong Lodge.
The morning is yours to enjoy at leisure before traveling to Anchorage, Alaska’s largest city, aboard your deluxe motorcoach. Upon arrival you’ll visit the Anchorage Museum, where you’ll learn about the various native cultures that call Alaska home via the museum’s innovative exhibits. Craft your own evening adventure in this cosmopolitan city before continuing to the Anchorage Downtown Marriott for an overnight stay.
In the morning, you’ll set off on an exciting ride aboard the Wilderness Express®, a glass-domed rail car, to Talkeetna. You’ll have the rest of the afternoon to explore Talkeetna as you desire. Unleash your inner adventurer with a zip-lining excursion, float trip, or flightseeing tour of Mt. McKinley. Later, you’ll head to the Talkeetna Alaskan Lodge for an overnight stay.
Explore the nature trails that surround the lodge in the morning before boarding the Wilderness Express to Denali.
Continue exploring Denali National Park on the Denali Natural History Tour, or book an optional excursion, such as white-water rafting, helicopter flightseeing, or the Husky Homestead Tour. A second overnight stay in Denali awaits.
*Upgrade for Tundra Wilderness Tour is available.
After breakfast, you’ll board your deluxe motorcoach and head to “Alaska’s Golden Heart,” the historic city of Fairbanks. Here your Adventure Specialist will introduce you to the city’s natural and historic landmarks on a tour of Fairbanks’ top highlights. Continue exploring Fairbanks with a scenic cruise down the Chena River on the Riverboat Discovery sternwheeler, followed by a visit to an Athabascan Indian village and dog sled camp to immerse yourself in Alaska’s culture and heritage. Your evening is free to book an optional activity, such as a flightseeing tour across the Arctic Circle. Spend a peaceful night at your accommodations in Fairbanks.
After an incredible experience in “The Last Frontier,” your Adventure Specialist will see that you are transferred to the Fairbanks airport for your flight home.
Note: All Canadian Rockies itineraries are independent travel itineraries and do not include an escort. Independent travel offers all the features of a structured group vacation plus the advantages only true independence can offer. All tours and activities described are included in your Cruisetour vacation. Upgrades for travel on VIA Rail are available for an additional fee. Contact your travel agent for details.