Inside Passage Travel Guide

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Plan Your Inside Passage Vacation

Southeast Alaska stretches down from the rest of the state like the tail of a kite. It is a world of soaring glaciers, steep-shouldered islands, cliff-rimmed fjords, and snowcapped peaks. Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve, one of the region's most prized attractions, is home to the largest concentration of coastal glaciers on Earth.

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Inside Passage Hotels

Lodging choices along the Inside Passage range from remote Forest Service cabins to top-end hotels. In general, the latter are a pricey option, but rates...read more

Restaurants

Inside Passage Restaurants

From scallops to king salmon, fresh seafood dominates menus in Southeast. Juneau, Sitka, and Ketchikan all have a variety of ethnic eateries, along with...read more

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Inside Passage Experiences

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    Native art and culture: Ancestral home of the Tlingit, Haida, and Tsimshian, Southeast is dedicated to preserving Native heritage. Native crafts... Read more

  • The Aquaculture Debate

    Five species of wild Pacific salmon are found in Alaska waters. All are anadromous (they spend part or all of their adult lives in salt water... Read more

  • Ketchikan's Totem Pole Parks

    For the most part, the totem poles in Ketchikan's two biggest totem pole parks are replicas of those brought in from outlying villages as part... Read more

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