Alaska invites your whole family into the wild. Explore the realm of North America's tallest mountain. Hike in the habitat of moose, bears and caribou. Pan for gold, get friendly with sled dogs and go boating past tidewater glaciers. Find all the natural splendor you can possibly imagine... and then some!
1 All aboard the Glacier Discovery Train for a scenic ride into the mountains Paddle around icebergs in Spencer Lake and enjoy an easygoing float trip down the Placer River Hike along the historic supply route for the famed Alaskan Railroad, taking in views of Turnagain Arm and Cook Inlet.
2 Gear up for the chance to see sea otters, seals, bald eagles and humpback whales during an incredible wildlife cruise on Prince William Sound, one of Alaska's most famous waterways An onboard naturalist helps you spot creatures that call this area home Glide past imposing tidewater glaciers against an awe-inspiring mountain backdrop.
3 Travel along the Turnagain Arm, site of extreme high and low tides Expanses of tundra and the Alaska Range come into view Hear stories about the Iditarod race and see sled dogs in action.
4 The journey to spectacular Denali National Park takes you through taiga (boreal forest) Venture deep into the park, where you might spot moose, Dall sheep, caribou, gray wolves and grizzly bears On a clear day, Denali may be visible Got nuggets? Kids try their hand at gold panning.
5-6 A variety of activities showcase the splendor of the park, from naturalist talks and guided hikes to an optional flightseeing trip around Denali's towering peak Keep binoculars handy to view migrating birds, including arctic loons and eagles Ready for a stroll after dinner? You won't need a flashlight in the glow of the midnight sun!