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Alaska Trips
with AdventureSmith

Choosing to explore Alaska with AdventureSmith means choosing an award-winning company that pioneered expedition voyages and authentic Alaska trips. Our Alaska travel experts have lived, worked and explored the region in depth as former guides, operations managers and naturalists. We can help you choose the best Alaska trip or craft a custom private Alaska vacation package based on your interests, ability and budget. Why book your Alaska trip package with AdventureSmith?

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Personalized

Work with one specialist to research, purchase & prepare for your Alaska trip. Tell us your dream, we’ll make it happen.

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Selection

We have an unmatched selection of statewide Alaska trips aboard over 50 small ships and lodges.

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Experience

Founded by a former Alaska guide, AdventureSmith matches you with the best Alaska vacation packages.

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Custom

We specialize in custom itineraries. Private trips for small groups, families, couples & solo travelers.

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Alaska Hiking Trips

All of our Alaska trips include guided hikes with expert naturalist guides. Be as active as you wish with challenging full day treks, wilderness beachcombing or easy nature walks. Whether you are hiking in Glacier Bay from a small vessel or exploring Denali’s wilderness on a van supported day hike our Alaska hiking trips are second to none. Wilderness permits limit group size so your Alaska hiking trip is always intimate. Explore nature and experience solitude on an Alaska hiking trip.  

Alaska National Park Trips

National Parks are at the heart of our Alaska trips. Stay deep inside Denali National Park to experience it as few visitors do. Boat into a remote lodge within Kenai Fjords National Park. Or arrive at your Alaska wilderness lodge in true local style – by floatplane. Our team helps you escape the tourist crowds for the most authentic experience on your Alaska National Parks trip. 

View articles on Glacier Bay National Park Trips and How to Visit Denali National Park to learn more about the crown jewels of Alaska national parks. Our selection of Alaska trips also includes Katmai National Park & Preserve, Kenai Fjords National Park, Admiralty Island Wilderness and many other hidden gems. Contact us to customize your own private Alaska national parks trip.

Alaska Vacation Packages

Why choose an Alaskan vacation package from AdventureSmith? You could travel to Alaska on your own. Rent an RV and head out on the open road. Or book a big ship cruise. But this Alaska travel strategy barely scratches the surface of what Alaska has to offer.

On an all-inclusive Alaska vacation we do the work for you. Transportation, accommodation, meals, activities and guides are seamlessly woven into the perfect trip. Don’t leave your Alaskan trip to chance, work with an Alaska travel specialist.

“Our Alaska adventure trips are focused on active and educational explorations of the natural world.”

Climate

Alaska Trips

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

Alaska Summer Vacation

When is the best time to visit Alaska? While you can travel to Alaska year-round, Alaska’s best weather, and main season for tourism, is May through September. During this time, Alaska travelers enjoy warmer temperatures, long days with late sunsets and accessible wildlife. The climate data listed above is for Anchorage, Alaska. Keep reading for Southeast coastal and Interior microclimates to consider.

Learn More About Alaska’s Climate

Find statewide Alaska climate for tables and information to help plan your Alaskan trip at the perfect time.