Alaska - 2010

We had a fantastic vacation in Alaska on a Lindblad / National Geographic tour in Alaska's Inside Passage, followed by an "Extension" in Denali National Park.

Follow the links below for more info on each section of our trip.

June 4, 2010

Juneau & "Celebration 2010"

Click here for details and photos from Juneau.

We arrived in Juneau two days prior to embarking, and were very lucky to be there for Celebration 2010, a biennial -- and exuberant -- festival of Tlingit, Haida, and Tsimshian tribal members.

June 5 - 12, 2010

Inside Passage

Click here for full details and many photos from the Inside Passage portion of our trip.

We spent seven wonderful days touring the Inside Passage on a small(ish) Lindblad / National Geographic ship, the Sea Lion, from which we took numerous Zodiac excursions, hikes, and kayak explorations.

A harbor seal pup in Tracy Arm

Tufted Puffin

Humpback Whale

Brown Bear, on a cliff

June 13 - 18, 2010

Denali National Park

Click here for full details and many photos from the Denali National Park portion of our trip.

Following our Inside Passage tour, we spent several amazing days inside, and exploring, Denali National Park. So much beauty and wildlife!

Young fox in Denali National Park

Mt McKinley, or Denali

June 19, 2010


Click here for details and photos from our visit to Anchorage.

Prior to heading home, we spent a day in Anchorage, and were particularly pleased to discover the Anchorage Museum. Not only does it have a wonderful collection of Native Alaskan art and artifacts, but it's also a stunning building -- very cool architecture & design.