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Raft 6 Mile Whitewater, Hope

What: A series of class 4 and 5 rapids located near Hope – bucket list worthy item for the thrill seekers out there. When to go: Ideally accessed during the peak summer months while these tours are being offered in June to September. How to get there: Depending on the tour company you go with,…

Fly-in Fish Crescent Lake, Soldotna

What: A bucketlist worthy experience involving flying into Lake Clark National Park to fish for salmon and watch for bears. When to go: Ideally accessed in the peak summer months between June and September while the tour operators are running. How to get there: You can take your flight out from a few places, but…

Fly-in to a Denali Glacier, Talkeetna

What: An expensive but bucket list worthy experience – flying into Denali National Park and landing on Ruth Glacier right next to Denali mountain. When to go: Ideally accessed in the summer months between June and September. How to get there: There are a few different places to take this tour from, but the most…

Tour College Fjord & Esther Passage, Whittier

What: One of the most scenic fjord valleys in the state, worth accessing via boat tour from Whittier. When to go: Ideally accessed during the peak summer months between June and September. How to get there: https://goo.gl/maps/csz5mekfnv5EewPm7 Tips: The most affordable way to do this is by taking the 26 glacier cruise with Phillips Cruises….

Tour Northwestern Fjord, Seward

What: A beautiful tidewater glacier in Kenai Fjords national park, worth checking out on a boat tour leaving from Seward. While most people take the tour as far as Bear or Ailaik glacier, the Northwestern Fjord tour is the farthest tour offered by boat operators. This makes it a longer ride, but there’s a lot…

Tour Blackstone Bay, Whittier

What: A beautiful cove near Whittier with stunning hanging and tidewater glaciers. Best accessed via various tours – either via boat, kayak, or even jetski! When to go: Ideally accessed in the summer months between June and September while tours are running. How to get there: Best accessed from Whittier Tips: The most popular, cheapest…

Tour the Matanuska Glacier, Palmer

What: One of the largest accessible glaciers in the state located near the town of Glacier View. When to go: Worth checking out in both summer and winter time for totally different experiences. How to get there: https://goo.gl/maps/N4DJkZ4yt4paFXx69 Tips: You can either book a trip with a guide company, or book a trip with the…

Tour the Knik Glacier, Palmer

What: An amazing tour in the Mat-Su area that takes you up close to the Knik Glacier. The tour first starts off with you sitting in an offroad truck that traverse tough terrain and cross rivers. You’ll then jump into a jetboat and head up the river to the glacier. You can explore the glacial…

Explore Kennecott Mine, McCarthy

What: Amazingly well preserved copper mine near McCarthy that can be explored via a tour guide. When to go: Ideally accessed in the summer months of May to October. How to get there: https://goo.gl/maps/MEez8nXpDW7DsNqj6; you’ll need to drive to the footbridge leading up to McCarthy and then take a shuttle from there to Kennecott Tips:…

Tour Aialik Glacier, Seward

What: A beautiful tidewater glacier in Kenai Fjords national park, worth checking out on a boat tour leaving from Seward. When to go: Ideally accessed during the boat tour season from June to September. How to get there: https://goo.gl/maps/75NSM1PbSjT8pqQC8 Tips: There are a few ways to experience Aialik Glacier – the shortest & most affordable…