Sights to see
Welcome to Alaska
Catch sight of a humpback whale or wolf pups frolicking in the snow. From the breath-taking sights of Hubbard Glacier to the pioneering spirit of Juneau, the gold-rush spirit of Skagway and the totem poles of Ketchikan, as you explore Alaska’s magic and unspoiled dominion
The Inside Passage
Is a coastal route for oceangoing vessels along a series of passages between the Pacific coast of North America and nearby islands. Most of the route is in Alaska in the United States and British Columbia in Canada, with a small southern part in north-western Washington State.
Is a city in Ketchikan Gateway Borough, Alaska, United States, the south eastern most sizable city in that state. With an estimated population of 7,368 in 2010, it is the fifth most populous city in the state. Ketchikan’s economy is based upon tourism and fishing, and the city is known as the “Salmon Capital of the World.”
The Icy Strait
Is a strait in the Alexander Archipelago in south-eastern Alaska. The strait separates Chichagof Island to the south and the Alaska mainland to the north. The strait is 64 km (40 miles) from its west side at the intersection of the Cross Sound and Glacier Bay.
The City and Borough of Juneau is a unified municipality located on the Gastineau Channel in the panhandle of the U.S. state of Alaska. Downtown Juneau sits at sea level, with tides averaging 16 feet (5 m), Atop these mountains is the Juneau Icefield, a large ice mass from which about 30 glaciers flow; two of these, the Mendenhall Glacier and the Lemon Creek Glacier.
Is a first-class borough in Alaska, on the Alaska Panhandle. It was formerly a city, first incorporated in 1900 that was re-incorporated as a borough on June 25, 2007. The port of Skagway is a popular stop for cruise ships, and the tourist trade is a big part of the business of Skagway.
Is a tidewater glacier in the U.S. state of Alaska and the Yukon Territory of Canada. From its source in the Yukon, the glacier stretches 122 km (76 m) to the sea at Yakutat Bay and Disenchantment Bay. It is the longest tidewater glacier in Alaska, with an open calving face over ten kilometres (6 m) wide.
This is as close to a “big city” as it gets in Alaska. Home to half the population of the state, Anchorage’s high rises pale in comparison to nature’s towering peaks in the surrounding countryside. Shopping, performing arts, museums and the Alaska Native Heritage Centre all make Anchorage a must on any visit to the 49th state.