Alaska: The Marine Highway
Those who only see Alaska by cruise are missing out - taking a roadtrip on Alaska's Marine Highway is the ultimate way to see the coastal grandeur of this State. With 5633 km's (3500 miles) of road to cover, there is something on this roadtrip for everyone who loves
If you don't like majestic glaciers, smouldering volcanoes, fjords, sea lions and whales, you probably won't like Alaska. However if thats piqued your interest, Alaska's Marine highway offers the perfect outdoor escape for you, and there is no better way to see than by Motorhome.
Here are some of top highlights of the Marine Highway:
The Inside Passage and Southeast Alaska. Begin the Marine with the Inside Passage. See abundant wildlife and the lush coastal forests of Alaska Alaska as they wind amongst thousands of islands. This land is steeped with the traditions of Native Americans, Russians, and those who came for the Gold Rush.
Prince William and Kenai and Southcentral Alaska
Southcentral Alaskan Coastal villages are gateways to spectacular glaciers, fjords, forests, and wildlife. This part of the Highway also provides access to several other Alaska State Scenic Roads such as the Seward Highway, the Alaska Railroad, and the Richardson Highway State Scenic Byway.
Kodiak and the Aleutians / Southwest Alaska
There is no place more remote and mysterious in the United States than Alaska's Kodiak and Aleutian Islands. Coastal savannahs and snow covered volcano give Southwest Alaska is alluring character. This area is sanctuary to many wildlife refuges for sea birds, fur seals, walruses and other wildlife.
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