Alaska is the Last Frontier and has become a popular destination to view not only amazing landscapes but also to see unique wildlife. Like Africa’s Big 5, Alaska has their own Big 5 animals that roam the landscape. The best place to see all of these amazing creatures is in Denali National Park while hiking or on a tour. Read on to find out how to spot all of the Big 5 animals in Alaska on your next vacation.
Alaska with Holland America is a magical experience full of awe-inspiring sights, landscapes, and wildlife. With many different itineraries to choose from, Holland America offers the unique experience of sailing through Glacier Bay National Park. Few places can match the natural beauty and jaw-dropping wonders of the glaciers in this area of Alaska. Here are some tips to make the most out of your experience cruising Glacier Bay with Holland America.Continue reading
It’s that time of year when you start to feel blue with those dark winter days and chilly weather. What you need is some fun in the sun to enjoy, sand, surf, and relaxing. So grab your beach tote, sunglasses, and sunscreen- here are 4 winter cruise destinations that will help you beat those winter doldrums right now.Continue reading
Alaska cruises are magical experiences filled with wildlife sightings, incredible glaciers, and scenery to take your breath away. However, most cruise lines only explore the coastline and then turn back to port. For those who wish to dig deeper into Alaska and go further, Holland America’s Land+Sea Journeys brings you into Denali National Park and Preserve. Located well in the interior of Alaska, Denali is the best place to explore forests, frozen tundra, and glaciers while catching site of bears, eagles, Dall sheep, moose, and caribou. For easy access, just outside the gates of the park is Holland America’s resort in Alaska, McKinley Chalet Resort, with large yet intimate upscale accommodations. See why guests love the modern amenities and comfortable accommodations located right at the edge of the wilderness.Continue reading
When travelers hear the word “escorted tour” they almost automatically think of Europe. They love the stress free planning, the guidance of an expert travel director every step of the way and the unique itineraries that combines all the iconic, must see places with the behind the scenes destinations. Today, more and more travelers are joining escorted tours in the USA, for the same reasons they love guided vacations in Europe. Studies show that domestic vacations make up for 85% of the total vacations Americans take. Here are the top reasons travelers love escorted tours in the USA.