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Along with the Southeast, the Alaska Marine Highway services Southcentral and Southwest Alaska. Three ferries, including the high-speed catamaran MV Chenega connect 16 communities, including Cordova, Valdez, Whittier, Homer and Kodiak. Once a month from May through September the MV Tustumena makes a special run along the Alaska Peninsula to Aleutian Islands. com) leave for Prince Rupert, BC. From this Canadian city, you can transfer to the Alaska Marine Highway and continue to Southeast Alaska on ferries not as heavily in demand as those in Bellingham.
Collect your certificate for having survived the Alcan and push on to Fairbanks. Recover with a soak in Chena Hot Springs. Follow the George Parks Hwy south for wildlife watching at Denali National Park, and a day at Talkeetna for a flightseeing tour of Mt McKinley. Treat yourself to a fine meal in Anchorage and check out the Anchorage Museum of History & Art. Go to Whittier to board the Alaska Marine Highway ferry for a two-day cruise to Juneau. See salmon and bears at Mendenhall Glacier and climb Mt Roberts.
Com) and many national companies have safety seats for toddlers and young children. The cost is around $10 a day and you should try to reserve them in advance. Unfortunately the smaller, independent agencies away from the airports, which generally offer better rental rates, often do not have car seats. TOP PICKS: ALASKAN ADVENTURES FOR CHILDREN Ride the Alyeska tram Reach the alpine region above Girdwood’s Alyeska Resort the easy way and then explore it by hiking the Alyeska Glacier View Trail.