Alaska's Marine Highway
National Forest: Chugach National Forest, Tongass National Forest
Length: 3500.0 mi / 5632.7 km
Time to Allow: There are possibilities for one-day excursions, two- to five-day itineraries, or see the entire byway over the course of several weeks.
Experience Alaska's Marine Highway by ferry along over 3,500 miles of scenic coastal routes. Explore the 33 communities served by the byway, each with a different flavor of Alaskan indigenous and modern culture, fascinating history, and great scenery. See whales, glaciers, rare birds, and sea lions from the deck.
Traced by ferry routes off far northwestern shores, the Alaska Marine Highway follows a fascinating coastal route on the Pacific Ocean. As you might guess, world-class fishing waits for you on this aquatic byway. The fishing here is world-class. Cast out for halibut, salmon, cod, pike or any of the 21 sport-fishing species in the frigid waters of the “Last Frontier,” and reel in adventures of a lifetime.
If you want to see Alaska, take the ferry! The only byway of its kind, Alaska's Marine Highway lets you leave the driving to someone else as you travel along scenic coastal routes totaling over 3,500 miles. See whales, active volcanoes, glaciers, fjords, and sea lions from the deck! And the adventure doesn't end when the sun goes down. Just book your own cabin on the ferry, pitch a tent, or roll out a sleeping bag on the upper decks, lay back, and watch the dancing northern lights.
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4-Day Trip: Anchorage to Kodiak Nature Excursion
This four-day trip begins in Anchorage where you board the Alaska Railroad bound for Seward where you board the ferry for Kodiak. Enjoy cultural,...