National Geographic Traveler: Coastal Alaska: Ports of Call and Beyond


National Geographic Traveler: Coastal Alaska: Ports of Call and Beyond Author Bob Devine
ISBN-10 1426216351
ISBN-13 9781426216350
Year 2016-03-01
Pages 192
Language English
Publisher National Geographic
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This beautifully illustrated guidebook by Alaska and Northwest expert Bob Devine covers ports of call large and small all along the Inside Passage and Alaska s ragged southern coastlines including Seattle Vancouver Ketchikan Wrangell Petersburg Sitka Juneau Icy Strait Point Glacier Bay National Park Preserve Haines Skagway Cordova Valdez Whittier Seward Kenai Fjords National Park Homer Kachemak Bay Anchorage Denali National Park Preserve Kodiak Island and Alaska Peninsula Aleutians You ll find vital information on making the most of each port city including how to get to the sights from the port what to see in a short amount of time ashore and how to avoid pricey excursions Beginning with the fascinating history of the 49th state the guidebook then explores maps and details the popular starting points of Seattle and Vancouver Subsequent chapters describe ports of call in the Panhandle Wrangell Petersburg Sitka gorgeous Glacier Bay South Central Coast Kenai Fjords Homer Anchorage the Aleutian Islands and much much more Each port description ends with invaluable need to know information This guidebook includes detailed four color maps more than 75 full color images by National Geographic photographer Michael Melford insider tips from National Geographic experts who know Alaska well cultural sidebars that provide a deep appreciation of Alaska s nature and history guided walking tours including downtown Vancouver complete with maps and details of additional ferry bus and train rides to maximize your experience A handy Travelwise section includes restaurants as well as don t miss festivals the best shopping venues and information on both cultural events concerts theater etc and outdoor activities kayaking fishing sailing etc that will help you plan ahead for your Alaskan trip of a lifetime

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