It feels like the end of the earth... a place that few humans have seen. Glaciers plunge down mountains to waters brimming with sea life. You marvel at Kachemak Bay's dramatic weather. And at the wildflowers and rushing waterfalls on the Kenai Peninsula. Your family's sense of the wilderness will never be the same after this.
1 Homer, known as The End of the Road, is one of Alaska's most picturesque towns | Hike with a naturalist along bluffs overlooking Kachemak Bay, famous for its extreme tides | Settle into our comfortable waterfront accommodations located at the tip of the world's second-longest natural spit.
2 Trek to Grewingk Glacier, where you may spot caribou and Dall sheep | En route to Glacier Lake, you're surrounded by Kachemak Bay State Park's 400,000 acres of wilderness, reachable only by air and sea | Sea otters, porpoises, loons and bald eagles may say hello.
3-4 Enjoy the wildflowers and spruce forest on a trail to Skilak Lake, fed by a nearby glacier | Wander in scenic Seward | The hike of a lifetime along Exit Glacier leads to amazing views of Resurrection River Valley and Harding Icefield, a glacier spanning more than 900 square miles and concealing an entire mountain range under several thousand feet of ice | Keep your eyes out for mountain goats, moose and black bears in Fjords National Park.
5-6 Hike to Crow Pass for a closer look at the Raven Glacier | Experience Alaska's extreme temperatures as you climb to snow-laden heights | The sound of rushing water accompanies you to Winner Creek Gorge, where the creek passes through a narrow granite passage and becomes a deluge.