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A Guide to Family Fun in Alaska

Alaska is the family vacation everyone will always remember. Mountains, glaciers, and amazing wildlife. Learn about Native Alaskan culture, history, geology and ecosystems. Find quality time to connect and to share, together.


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Explore Alaska with your whole clan. We welcome all generations and families of all shapes and sizes!

Sternwheeler Riverboat cruise in Fairbanks

Discover Fairbanks

Dive into history as you pan for gold or take a ride on a paddleboat “Sternwheeler”. Then grab your swimsuit and jump into the warm pools at Chena Hot Springs.

Explore Kenai Fjords National Park

Cruise together in search of glaciers, whales and marine life. Visit Wildlife Conservation and Sealife Centers. Meet a dogsledding team. Come to Alaska where every day’s a “wow!”.

Alaska Railroad

Ride the Alaska Railroad

Hop aboard the WhistleStop Train and watch the Alaska Range drift past you. Hop out and take a hike over a glacier or float down a river by raft. Make unforgettable family memories.

Kenai River Rafting

Choose Your Family Fun:

All Together!

Bring your family together like never before, surrounded by Alaska’s majesty.

Discover adventure by train, car, or bus.

We visited Alaska in March to see northern lights (aka aurora borealis), ride the Aurora Winter train, and soak in hot springs. This 10-day itinerary was flawless. No problems anywhere along the way. Every day (or night for the aurora viewing) featured a highlight. The trip itself was highly successful and... Read more  

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