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Alaska’s Glacier Bay National Park: 5 “Must-See” Reasons to Go

Glaciers are both grand and abundant in Alaska, and there’s an extra-special Alaska destination where they aren’t just the main attraction, they’re also a namesake. Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve in Southeast Alaska is a world-renown travelers' mecca. Glacier Bay's park headquarters are based...

Alaska D.I.Y. Roadtrips – Drive AK Yourself!

If you're the type of Alaska traveler who wants to take control your adventure from the driver's seat, hands on the steering wheel, guiding your travel companions to every great Alaska destination and landmark on your bucket lists, you've come to the right place. All...

The Top Five Best Things to Do in Anchorage, Alaska

Most Alaska visitors eventually land in Anchorage at either the start or finale (but sometimes midway) as part of their Alaska tour itinerary. But do you know how best to spend your time in Anchorage and the 5 best things to do there? Here are our...

What Should I Do If My 2021 Alaska Cruise Is Cancelled?

Was your 2021 Alaska cruise just cancelled by your cruise company? With Transport Canada’s February 2021 announcement banning large cruise ships (100+ passengers) bound for Alaska from operating in Canadian waters and docking in Canada until February 2022, many people are wondering whether they will be...

Traveling Safely: Alaska in 2021

As we begin to travel again to Alaska in 2021 (or begin planning future travel), it is important to be aware of steps being implemented by the travel industry to keep us as safe as possible while we are still in the midst of the...

“Should I Plan a Trip to Alaska in 2021?”

Every new year, nothing brings more enjoyment than dreaming about your next big trip. As 2020 draws to a close, this couldn't be more real as the vast majority of our 2020 travel became one big "cancel that". But the sun is on the horizon...

Summer Road Trips To and In Alaska: Your Questions Answered!

At Alaska Tours, over our 30+ year history, we’ve been asked lots of questions by visitors planning their trips. Road trippers, in particular, as well as those who enjoy driving themselves to and around Alaska tend to wonder about and often ask the following questions...

Flying to Alaska: How to Get the Best Deal on Airfares

With more commercial airlines adding service to Alaska and more frequent flights to Alaska, America’s “Last Frontier” is more accessible than ever. Although this year has been much quieter, in 2019 a record-setting 5.7 million travelers passed through Anchorage’s Ted Stevens International Airport, Alaska’s busiest...