Endless mountains, seemingly untouched trails, and a chill in the wind that’s so refreshing you can almost taste it. Alaska’s Kenai Peninsula is one of the most pristine areas in the world. Fjords frame the icy straits with waterfalls cascading down alongside laidback fishing towns. And, since the region juts directly out from the capital of Anchorage, the Kenai Peninsula is the perfect Alaskan escape – without the long drive.
Discovering America’s Last Frontier
With Club Adventures, one of AAA’s top-recommended adventure tour operator, discovering Alaska means more than just checking it off a bucket list. On their “Walk Alaska’s Kenai Peninsula,” you’ll explore the mountainous trails of the Kenai Fjords and Chugach national parks, look out over the ancient Harding Icefield, and spot wildlife in the coastal waters. You’ll immerse yourself fully in the natural beauty of America’s Last Frontier, and with an expert guide at the helm, you’ll learn all the local knowledge and tips that they’ve collected with years of experience and exploration. So, you’ll gain insight into day-to-day life in Alaska while enjoying the incredible hiking and landscape in one of the most stunning parts of the state.
On this seven-day adventure, your small group will take you to new heights, atop Flattop Mountain for panoramic views of Anchorage and the surrounding mountaintops and deep valleys. Every hike is met with an equally breathtaking view of pristine natural wilderness, making every step more rewarding than ever. You’ll be going on some of the most famous hikes in the world, and reveling in the journey is all part of it, so Club Adventures has built-in free time for you to relax and take it slow so you can be ready for all the jaw-dropping moments throughout your adventure.
Sightseeing from the comfort of a boat is great, and Alaska certainly is stunning by land and sea. However, you only see a limited amount of what the state has to offer, and if you’re like me, you don’t want to miss any of the wildlife and beauty. The good news is that many cruises end along the Kenai Peninsula or directly in Anchorage, so it’s easier than ever to tack on an immersive land experience. And since Club Adventures offers small-group tours, you’ll dive deeper into the culture visiting locally owned and operated restaurants, hotels and activities. Plus, once the cruise ships head out, it’s just you, your newfound tour friends, and the Alaskan wilderness (from the comfort of a hotel, of course).
The Club Adventures Difference
One of the best parts of traveling with Club Adventures is that they have just an average of 12 travelers on their standard tours. So, you have just enough people to make friends from around the world, and few enough to get personalized attention from your Local Leader and be able to explore smaller destinations without crowding them. And, with a Local Leader guiding you, you’re discovering the destination through the eyes of someone who calls this place home. They know all the short-cuts and hidden gems and will unlock the secrets of local culture, so you can get the most out of your trip.
Every Club Adventures tour builds in free time because they know that some of the best moments of a trip happen when you’re out exploring on your own, chatting with locals, and letting adventure happen naturally. On the Walk Alaska’s Kenai Peninsula tour, you have plenty of unscripted time for you to discover Alaska how you like from helicopter tours to strolling through art galleries in Seward. On day 5 in Homer, the full day is yours for the taking! Taste test the local cuisine including reindeer and king crab, head out on a bear viewing flight, or hop on a boat to go halibut fishing – the choice is yours to craft an adventure you’ll love.
So, where will adventure take you next? Post-cruise exploration or an active escapade through Alaskan wilderness? Whatever you may choose, rest assured Club Adventures has your back. We’ve done the research, sorted the logistics and made the connections. But, the narrative that unfolds is entirely yours to create.
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