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Alaska Travel Adventures. This company's backcountry Jeep trips are fun, as are the 20-person canoe outings perfect for people just dipping their toes into (very) soft adventure travel. Ketchikan, AK. 800/323–5757 or 907/247–5295. www.bestofalaskatravel.com. $99 (canoe outings), $159 (Jeep trips).
Allen Marine Tours. One of Southeast's best-known tour operators, Allen Marine conducts Misty Fiords National Monument catamaran tours throughout the summer. The company also offers a half-day trip to the Tsimshian village of Metlakatla. 5 Salmon Landing, Ketchikan, AK, 99901. 907/225–8100 or 877/686–8100. www.allenmarinetours.com. Book tours through your cruise line or email firstname.lastname@example.org for rates and times.
Southeast Aviation. Head out on a floatplane to tour the glaciers and mountains of Misty Fiords National Monument. Charters are available. 1249 Tongass Ave., Ketchikan, AK, 99901. 907/225–2900 or 888/359–6478. www.southeastaviation.com. From $239.