Anchorage, Alaska, US
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Approximately 5 Hours
This tour is a tour suited to all levels of fitness. Learn about the rich history of Alaska's early Native American inhabitants, the gold rush saga and the many interesting events that have made Anchorage a beacon of adventure.
Departing downtown Anchorage, you'll drive along Turnagain Arm -- a glacial/tidal waterway named by Captain Cook as he searched for the Northwest Passage.
Scenic backdrops, snow-capped mountains, waterfalls and topaz-blue glaciers line your route.
Your destination is Chugach National & State Park, and you will stop to photograph the best sights, including the Ring of Glaciers. Take time to relax and absorb the beauty of this award-winning excursion.
See fascinating wildlife in a natural setting at the Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center, including mountain goats and American bald eagles.
Bring your cell phone or DSLR camera and enjoy some coaching to help you capture some stunning landscape photos.
Wear comfortable walking shoes. Dress warmly in layers with a wind- and waterproof outer layer; bring a scarf and a warm hat. Wildlife sightings are likely but are not guaranteed.