Day 1 • North to the Future: Fly to Fairbanks, AK, for an adventure that brings together the best of both land and sea in the Last Frontier! Anderson Coach & Travel driver Joe and his wife Elaine lead us on this unforgettable adventure.
Day 2 • Fairbanks: Step aboard the Sternwheeler Discovery for a cruise showcasing the rich culture and history of Alaska. Take in the beautiful scenery en route by motorcoach to Denali National Park where the Music of Denali Dinner Theater’s protrayal of the first ascent of Mount McKinley entertains! Spend the next two nights in the Denali Princess Wilderness Lodge. (B, D)
Day 3 • Denali National Park: Travel deep into Denali on a fully narrated, 8-hour Tundra Wilderness Tour. Watch for bears, caribou, moose and more! A fun day indeed! (B)
Day 4 • Anchorage: Board luxury glass-domed railcars for a train ride to Anchorage. An expert guide provides commentary as we view the incredible landscape. Overnight in Anchorage. (B)
Day 5 • Whittier: A scenic drive along the Alaska Range takes us to Whittier, where we board the Princess Cruise Ship Star, which will be our home for 7 nights. The floating resort boasts dazzling entertainment, state-of-the-art lounges and myriad dining options. Meals and nightly entertainment are included while on board and an on-board naturalist enhances our knowledge daily. (B, D)
Day 6 • Hubbard Glacier: Have your camera ready today as we cruise past the mammoth Hubbard Glacier, one of the state’s advancing glaciers. (B, L, D)
Day 7 • Glacier Bay: You will be amazed by the shimmering surfaces as we sail through spectacular Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve, a treasure trove of tidewater glaciers, marine life and scenic islands. (B, L, D)
Day 8 • Skagway: Relive Alaska’s Gold Rush days as we visit historic Skagway, the “Gateway to the Klondike.” (B, L, D)
Day 9 • Juneau: From massive mountains to historic buildings, there is so much to explore in the capital city of Juneau! (B, L, D)
Day 10 • Ketchikan: Port of call is Ketchikan, known as the “City of Totems,” on tranquil Revillagigedo Island. The town also claims the title of “Salmon Capital of the World.” (B, L, D)
Day 11 • Inside passage: Take in the breathtaking sights as we cruise through the famed Inside Passage. (B, L, D)
Day 12 • Vancouver, BC: Disembark in the vibrant city of Vancouver, BC, CN. Here, you may explore on your own or choose an optional tour of the city. Travel by motorcoach for overnight near the Seattle, WA airport. (B)
Day 13 • Home: Fly home today with wonderful memories of your once-in-a-lifetime tour to the last of the great frontiers!
* Full-time Collette Tour Director