Beachfront rv park on the homer spit with 107 spacious sites. Alaska cruisetours are the ultimate alaska experience a vacation combining an unforgettable 7day voyage of the glaciers cruise with 3 or more nights exploring alaska by land. Planning alaskan tours, both cruise and land travel. I think one of the things that makes taking a cruise to alaska so attractive is that it is so easy to book a cruise, and everything is so well laid out and. This independent selfdrive tour features alaskas finest accommodation with a stay in girdwood and talkeetna as well as a wilderness lodge experience in denali national park. Koa journey campgrounds are the perfect oases after a day on the road. Also, offroad camping for a maximum of 48 hours is permitted on city land.
You can even watch people land salmon right on the beach. For a party or family of four or more, consider renting a land yacht that combines transport, lodging and dining into a single mobile platform. Yet to immerse yourself in the land of sled dog and arctic tundra and get a chance to see the northern lights requires a trip to alaskas. The milepost website and book have detailed info about rv alaska road trips.
Theres no better way to experience the interior marvels of the great land than from the vantage point of one of our roomy, comfortable motorhomes. Glaciers galore, wilderness, wildlife and scenic touring in luxurious comfort. With 36 years of professional guiding experience throughout southeast alaska, hans has accumulated a wealth of knowledge about the. From motorhome to cruise ship to railcar, exploring the picturesque 49th state by land and sea. If theres a place in your heart yearning for towering mountains, majestic glaciers and abundant wildlife, rving in alaska is the place to make your dreams come true. Seward, alaska campground seward koa koa campgrounds. Kids will love the alaska sealife center that houses fund and. Alaska had held the top spot on my bucket list for years. The fall is typically the best time to book, and some great specials can be.
At 20,000 feet above sea level, alaskas denali is the highest peak in north. In our alaska book it specifically says towing an rv, especially a trailer, is one of the most difficult for alaska because of all the loose rocks on the road. Southcentral, ak land for sale 1,169 listings landwatch. Combining a cruise at sea with a tour on land provides you the best opportunity to see both sides of alaska. Youve dreamed of visiting alaska for many years and you want to make sure you choose a travel mode and itinerary that fits the tastes and expectations of you and your alaska travel partners. Looking to book a land and sea tour for the end of may. Our knowledgeable staff takes care of the planning. Construction occurs seasonally and may cause delays in small sections, but otherwise, its smooth driving. Campgrounds and rv parks offer lodging in the heart of the alaska wilderness without the sacrifice of modern amenities like restroom facilities and running. Our state is probably the most rv friendly land in the country, with services and facilities for the rv traveller everywhere. Click here to find out more information or to book a reservation. But with a little patience and a lot of focus, you can come up with your dream itinerary.
Alaskan cruise and land tour is it worth the money. Heres what you need to know about a trip in the last frontier. Think wild and search for bear, moose and caribou in denali. Particularly in summer, visitor amenities, including. At the time of publication, major cruise lines offering alaska land and sea cruises are celebrity, holland america, norwegian, princess and royal caribbean. When it comes to alaska vacations, holland america lines 2017 alaska land and sea journeys are in a class by themselves. Based on recent landwatch data, the southcentral region of alaska ranks second in the state for its total amount of land currently for sale. Planning the great alaska road trip by rv gone with the wynns. Experience alaskas top attractions on this glacier bay plus denali land and sea vacation. Alaska must be discovered slowly one adventure at a time. Rving alaska and the alaska state ferry rvers online. Once a bumpy dirt road, the alaska highway is now a modern, well maintained highway. It also gives you an opportunity to check out alaskas big cities, like anchorage and fairbanks.
Enjoy great perks on a fabulous 2017 alaska land and sea journeys with holland america. Request your free official state of alaska vacation planner. From the metropolitan city of vancouver, start an amazing alaska inside passage cruise aboard a deluxe holland america cruise ship. Travel alaska request your free official alaska vacation. Seward koa is located in seward, alaska and offers great camping sites. The land portion of the cruise included three train rides, a bus ride into denali and a motor coach to get us every where else. Glacier bay plus denali land and sea journey alaska tours. Alaska is a large state with a lot to see, so if you are still working or have school age children you can plan a shorter trip and limit the area you cover. Youll get cell phone coverage on just about every major road in alaska. Camp by the ocean or in the woods and enjoy weekly fun activities hosted. The land is immense and there never seems to be a straight line between any two points.
Everything you need to know before driving to alaska. Here are some of our most commonlyasked questions about planning an ultimate alaska adventure, by sea and by land. Landwatch includes thousands of land listings and rural property for sale in alaskas southcentral region, including farms, ranches, land for homesites, land auctions and more. Then complete your adventure with a weeklong motorhome tour of the great land.
On your cruise you will sail along beautiful alaska coastline and visit glacier. We at the seward koa are looking forward to the 2020 rv camping season. As the owner and operator of southeast alaska guiding, hans baertle started guiding in 1978 and has been a registered guide since 1984. If youre grown tired of taking your rig around the lower 48 and are looking to expand your horizons, then its time to head to the land of the midnight sun. My husband and i are wondering if we should just pick one part, the cruise or the land tour. The 10 best rv trips to take in alaska theres pretty much no place more picturesque than alaska to take an rv road trip in america. Turning your cruise into a cruisetour really gives you the best of both worldsland and sea. There are many ways to experience these rivers of ice which are slowly carving the alaska landscape.
You can load your rv on the bc ferries in seattle, washington or british columbia, or you can fly to alaska and rent. Rving in alaska presents a unique set of circumstances and challenges and circumstances and you need to make sure youre prepared. For details, contact juneau park and recreation at 907 5865226. Rving alaska by land and sea by bill moeller, paperback. Overland in search of america, from key west to the arctic ocean paperback.
Northern highlights 15 days 7night cruise vancouver to seward discover alaska by sea with a 7night glacier discovery cruise. Below youll find links to the most common air carriers with nonstop flights from. We recommend these cruise lines because they simply do alaska the best. Sample itineraries great alaskan holidays anchorage. By combining a crossgulf cruise and a land tour, youll get to relax and explore, recharge and adventure, and see it all. Best of all, you set your own pace, choose where youre going to go, and how long you want to stay.
For our road trip to alaska this summer we brought both this book and the. The longest road and millions of other books are available for instant access. Even with its large land size, alaska ranks 48th in population with fewer than 700,000 people living here, making it one of the most. Alaska cruises and land tours the best of land and sea. Witness nature at its most enticing with glacierfed lakes and inspiring mountains. Why book with the cruise company call an alaska cruise expert at. In addition to being near alaskas top attractions, of our park offers a host of conveniences and amenities. Flying to alaska, from the pacific northwest, west coast, midwest, rocky mountains, east coast, germany, japan or even china on direct, nonstop flights is the most common way to get here from wherever you may be. Anyone can create a cruisetour by adding a 37 day land package after a cruise. If youre driving the alaska highway and arriving from the canadian border, visiting communities like tok, glennallen and valdez, you can circle south on the glenn highway or take the ferry directly from the port of valdez to the port towns of whittier or seward. Alaska land and sea tours alaska forum tripadvisor.
The state of alaska is home to over 100,000 glaciers. The complete alaska vacation experience celebrity cruises duration. If youre driving the alaska highway and arriving from the canadian border, visiting communities like tok, glennallen. Land and sea aviation alaska, located at merrill field in anchorage, alaska provides basic through advanced flight instruction part 61. A driverfriendly option is a seaandland tour via the inside passage.
Weve spent weeks planning our alberta, bc, yukon and alaska rv trip. As avid rvers, a motorhome trip was appealing, but would likely be too long. The paperback of the between heaven and the bering sea. But our tours are led by experienced wagonmasters and followed by professional tailgunners who are experts on alaska. You can travel by land or by cruise, on a strict schedule or on your whim. When our granddaughter took a temporary job in anchorage, we knew the time had come. Driving to alaska is high on the list of many adventurers. Would appreciate any information on which cruise line is the best for this trip. An alaska vacation, for most of us, is a significant investment of time and money. Every alaska cruisetour includes the states top two attractions pristine glacier bay national park and picturesque denali national park, home to north america. Everything you need to know before driving to alaska 2020 17 april, 2020 17 april, 2020 by adam a road trip to alaska has been our bucket list for a while so we loaded up our diy campervan and set off to the last frontier state.
Its been a few years since weve taken an rv to alaska, though wee made the trip with an rv six times in the past 25 years. Be sure to keep your eyes peeled while bird watching, bear watching, and look at the bay for whales, sea otters, and sea lions. What you need to know about rving in alaska rv life. Alaska suggested itineraries in alaska alaska can be pretty daunting when youre trying to put together an itinerary.
These cruise tours combine days spent sailing in luxury along alaskas coasts, drinking in sights like the majestic glaciers of icy strait and glacier bay, before heading off the. Alaskas finest self driving tour alaska tours alaska. Discover what makes alaska one of the last wild places on earth with surfers yadin nicol and mike gleason. Reserved campgrounds every night, including 2 nights at denali.
Enjoy an exciting driving adventure including a cruise to view the glaciers of prince william sound in south central. Tristan jones was a great sea going person that would protect his. The states spectacular landscapes and laidback locals put alaska at the top of many travelers lists, and for good reason. Our premium deluxe adventure features two nights in denali national park, two nights in the kenai fjords national park and includes many deluxe activities which makes it one of our best alaska land tours. So let us help you get started, with page after page of free official alaska travel information chosen just for you. See the sights up close, stop to snap a photo, go fishing, have a picnic. As a new rv owner, and long distance hopeful, i was really looking forward to. Buy a cheap copy of rving alaska by land and sea rving. Rving alaska by land and sea rving books moeller, bill, moeller, jan on.1038 816 167 668 1130 768 590 1440 99 43 1288 52 290 1229 509 939 1415 694 952 26 1012 312 1287 528 52 1532 1240 229 478 738 883 188 1528 163 512 929 193 1151 1237 169 1424 1435 674 1183 358 1252 892 376 411