An outstanding ‘Access All Areas’ itinerary to visit Alaska’s national parks, by car, boat, plane, train and bus.
From the spectacular scenery of Kenai Fjords and Wrangell St. Elias National Parks, you cross the Arctic Circle to Gates of Arctic National Park to visit a Nunamiut village. The Alaska Railroad takes you to Denali National Park, where you stay at remote Kantishna area inside the park. Finally you fly into Katmai National Park to see grizzly bears at the famous Brooks Falls.
Fly to Anchorage, 2-nights
Drive scenic highway to Seward, 2-nights
Boat into Kenai Fjords National Park
Drive Seward Highway to join the Glenn Highway – Glennallen/Copper Center area, 1-night
Drive to Chitina, then fly into Wrangell-St. Elias National Park – Kennicot/McCarthy, 2-nights
Visit Kennicot, and optional glacier walk
Fly to Chitina, then drive Richardson Highway to Fairbanks, 2-nights
Excursion by road and plane to Gates of the Arctic National Park, plus the Nunamiut village of Anaktuvuk Pass
Alaska Railroad to Denali National Park gate and bus to Kantishna, 2-nights
Optional activities in Denali National Park
Bus (or optional flight past Mt. McKinley) and train to Anchorage, 1-night
Fly to King Salmon, then seaplane to Katmai National Park – Brooks, 2-nights
Day in Katmai National Park, then fly to Anchorage, 1-night