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Alaska Land Tours with AdventureSmith

Traveling by land in Alaska is an adventure among mountains (17 of the U.S.’s highest peaks), rivers (more than 3,000), glaciers (an estimated 100,000) and coastline (6,640 miles). Alaska grand tours with AdventureSmith Explorations means you will visit this Last Frontier in a way that’s intimate, active and in touch with nature, wildlife and culture. Need more reasons to adventure with us?

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Personalized

Work with one Adventure Specialist to research, purchase & prepare for your personalized Alaska vacation package.

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Insight

We know Alaska, and have the insight to assist you with connecting all the dots & details needed for overland travel.

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Experience

Our company was founded by a former Alaska naturalist guide & we can match you with the best land tours.

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Value

Save with our wilderness lodge partnerships & insight on how to travel efficiently for your budget.

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Visiting Glacier Bay & Denali National Park

When it comes to Alaska’s famed national parks, our team can bring a lot to the equation to help you escape the crowds for the most authentic experience. Trains, cars, float planes, helicopters and day boats all make up the greater landscape of getting around in this Great Land, and our team has the know-how to make the logistics as seamless and efficient as possible for you and your travel companions. Read our How to Visit Denali National Park guide or filter down our curated options for Glacier Bay tours if one or both of these parks are on your bucket list. Our selection of Alaska land tours also includes Kenai Fjords National Park, Katmai National Park & Preserve, among other hidden gems.

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More of Iconic Alaska by Land & Custom Tours

From the brown bears of Katmai National Park to moose, mountain goats and glacial icescapes, our Alaska land trips are designed to showcase iconic, authentic Alaska. Talk to us about how to make your trip one you’ll share memories from for a lifetime. Our team is adept at customizing all of our listed itineraries and Alaska wilderness travel for your specific needs. With our expertise, you can trust you’ll find the best Alaska land tours.

Two guests enjoy a kayaking activity inside the waters of Endicott Arm, an experience to remember after combining their Alaska land tour with a cruise.

Alaska Cruise and Land Tour Packages

We highly recommend travelers consider combining an Alaska cruise and land tour to get the most comprehensive wilderness experience by land and sea. There’s almost 7,000 miles of coastline to explore here afterall, and much is inaccessible by road. Alaska land-and-cruise adventures include everything Alaska has to offer from whale watching and glacier viewing to nature hikes and national parks. Most travelers will only visit once, and an Alaska cruise and land tour package ensures you get the most Alaska wilderness travel for your money.

“Our Alaska land trips are designed to showcase iconic, authentic Alaska.”

Climate

Alaska Land Tours

Temperature & Rainfall

MonthJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Avg. High (F)222633445562656355402822
Avg. Low (F)91217283947524941581610
Avg. Rainfall (Inches)0.70.80.60.50.71.01.92.72.61.91.01.1
Avg. Daylight (Hours)5.57.51013171919171411.58.56

The Seasonality of Alaska Travel

When is the best time to visit Alaska? Summer is the premier time to travel by land in Alaska. Summer days are long, with 20 hours of sunlight on summer solstice (June 21), so this core travel season is packed full for wildlife and visitors alike. Keep in mind that the season is short in Alaska’s interior, and thus Denali National Park is only open to visitors from early June through mid-September. The climate data listed above is for Anchorage, Alaska, but there are Southeast coastal and Interior microclimates to consider depending on where you travel.

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