ALASKA by Air, Rail, and Cruise Ship with Holland America Line

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Richard Varr's Travel Blog

View from the McKinley Explorer. Photo by Richard Varr View from the McKinley Explorer. Photo by Richard Varr

My August trip to Alaska and the Yukon was one of my best yet!  It was a 12-day Land+Sea Journey with Holland America Line offered in the spring and summer. My adventure started in Anchorage and included stops at Denali National Park and Preserve (with Mt. McKinley), Fairbanks, and then on to Dawson City and Whitehorse in the Yukon. The trip continued by boarding the ms Zuiderdam in Skagway for a four day cruise through the fjords and Glacier Bay National Park, and then onto Ketchikan before sailing along the Inside Passage to Vancouver.   A few highlights of this wonderful adventure follow!

Alaska’s Mighty Glaciers

Marjerie Glacier, Glacier Bay National Park. Photo by Richard Varr Marjerie Glacier, Glacier Bay National Park. Photo by Richard Varr

I awoke one morning aboard the ms Zuiderdam to the calm waters and scenic, glacier-capped vistas right outside my stateroom. We had arrived in Glacier Bay…

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