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Top AAA Vacations in North America: Alaskan Adventures

Updated: June 14, 2024

Written by

AAA Travel Editor, CW

Alaska is a destination that promises beauty and adventure like no other. And with a wide range of AAA tours, exploring the vast and rugged terrain of America’s largest state has never been easier. Whether you want to experience the thrill of alpine skiing, view incredible wildlife up close and personal, or immerse yourself in native cultures, there's an Alaskan tour that will suit your interests. With AAA's expertise, you can be certain that you'll travel with a reputable and knowledgeable guide. Alaska has something for every traveler, from the massive glaciers to the charming towns, Alaska has something for every traveler.

Here’s what you need to know about AAA’s Alaska Adventures top tours:

Tour 1: Alaska Discovery Land & Cruise

·Price: Starting from $3,850

·Operator: AAA Member Choice Vacations

·Length: 12 days

Embark on an unforgettable journey exploring the Pacific coast aboard Holland America Cruise Lines’ luxury ships. This breathtaking adventure takes you from Alaska to Vancouver, British Columbia, offering a unique blend of land and sea experiences. On this journey, you’ll traverse the Sternwheeler Discovery and discover the history and culture of Alaska. The journey from Denali to Talkeetna on a luxury domed rail car is a true feast for the eyes. With glass-ceiling railcars and open-air observation platforms, you can soak in the breathtaking landscapes while expert guides provide insightful commentary. You’ll also get to observe the wildlife of Denali National Park up close on your deep excursion into the territory. And finally, you’ll witness the majestic natural beauty of Glacier Bay and the Inside Passage as you cruise through the rugged terrain. With the services of a tour manager and 11 nights of accommodation, this unforgettable journey will surely leave you with memories to cherish for a lifetime.

Tour 2: Alaska’s Northern Lights

·Price: Starting from $3,299

·Operator: AAA Member Choice Vacations

·Length: 7 days

The Northern Lights, also known as Aurora Borealis, are some of the most incredible wonders of the natural world.

Their colors dazzle spectators all over the Northern Hemisphere. And one of the best places to catch a glimpse of Aurora Borealis is Alaska!

On AAA Vacations Alaska’s Northern Lights tour, you’ll visit snow-covered towns, meet friendly sled dogs and – best of all – take in spectacular views of the lights. The tour begins with a winter glacier cruise along the coast of Alaska. Afterward, you’ll get to travel along the Alaska Railroad and take in the landscapes of this majestic state.

Tour 3: Alaska: America’s Last Frontier

·Price: Starting from $4,599

·Operator: AAA Member Choice Vacations

·Length: 9 days

Buckle up for the adventure of a lifetime in the last frontier: Alaska.

The largest state’s vast and rugged wilderness is ready to be explored, waiting to captivate you in every way. This trip is unique because it exposes you to places and activities you can’t experience anywhere else. You’ll learn the art of gold panning beside two enterprising sisters in Fairbanks, before touring the iconic Trans-Alaskan Pipeline that stretches its way through the rugged landscape. Meet mushers, the drivers of dog sleds and their furry companions at the Trail Breaker Kennel. And observe the spectacular scenery aboard the scenic Alaska Railroad from Fairbanks to Denali, basking in panoramic views from your luxurious domed railcar. Take in the stunning sights on a full-day Tundra Wilderness Tour through the wilds of Denali National Park. You’ll also gain insight into small-town Alaskan life in charming Talkeetna and rediscover the region's indigenous culture at the Alaska Native Heritage Center before embarking on a glacier cruise of Prince William Sound. These eight nights in Alaska will be unlike anything you've ever experienced, a journey through America's last great frontier unlike any other.

Tour 4: Majesty of the Rockies

·Price: Starting from $8,544

·Operator: Luxury Gold Operated Tour

·Length: 14 days

The Rockies are an incredible, awe-inspiring, massive mountain range spanning international borders. Some of the most amazing parts of the Rockies are actually in Canada – not the U.S.

On the Majesty of the Rockies tour, you’ll visit famous parks like Jasper and Banff.

On this tour, you’ll experience the stunning landscapes of Western Canada, where the majestic Rocky Mountains tower above breathtaking national parks, glaciers and historic villages. Enjoy the luxury and unparalleled comfort as you travel through some of the most mesmerizing scenery in the world, soaking in the natural beauty surrounding you. Along the way, indulge in the delicious flavors of local cuisine in vibrant Vancouver and meet passionate local experts who will provide insight into this remarkable region's unique cultural and ecological wonders of this remarkable region. From the soaring peaks of the Rockies to the tranquil waters of Alaska, this adventure promises to be a feast for the senses and a once-in-a-lifetime experience.

Top Vacation Packages to Alaska

If you're looking to discover the wild and rugged beauty of Alaska, AAA offers top vacation packages that ensure a seamless and unforgettable journey. From exploring glaciers and national parks to cruising along the rugged coast, trip itineraries cater to every traveler's needs and preferences. Have once-in-a-lifetime experiences, like viewing the Northern Lights. Or indulge in the freshest seafood cuisine – it's all possible with AAA's team of experienced travel experts. Offerings in each package vary by price and itinerary details. But, in general, they include accommodations, meals, airport transfers, traveling concierge service and more. Tours vary by land or sea, meaning you’ll either journey by train or cruise ship. And in some cases, a tour may have a blend of the two. With AAA, you'll not only have a hassle-free trip but also gain access to exclusive discounts and perks.

Are you ready to embark on a journey to your dream destination? Look no further than AAA Vacations®! Our exclusive perks and unbeatable values set us apart from the rest.

Contact your local AAA Travel Agent today and start planning the adventure of a lifetime! From finding the perfect tour packages to offering expert advice on the best local attractions, our travel agents are here to guide you every step of the way.

Written by

AAA Travel Editor, CW

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