Synopses & Reviews
provides the most current information on Alaska's Inside Passage, a land of tidewater glaciers, coastal mountains, and forested islands. From the history of the region to how to get there, what to bring, and the best places to stay, this book has everything you need to plan a great vacation exploring the rich landscape and scenic beauty of Alaska's Southeast.
Use this revised and updated guide as the definitive source for your Alaska travels:View bald eagles, grizzly bears, and humpback whales in their natural habitatsSpend the night at an Alaskan lighthouseHike the historic Chilkoot TrailSoak in natural hot springsDiscover the history of Alaska's Native peopleCruise the bays and fjords of Alaska's southeast
"For southeast Alaska . . . the bible remains . . . Alaska's Southeast.
--The Seattle Times
"If an Alaska cruise is in your plans, the book to take along is Alaska's Southeast."
--Columbus Dispatch (praise for previous editions)
Discover the rich landscape and scenic beauty of Alaska's Inside Passage, including Skagway, Haines, Juneau, Sitka, Petersburg, Wrangell, and Ketchikan. Alaska's Southeast
details the region's history, culture, geography, and flora and fauna. It also provides extensive information on when to go, what to bring, how to get there and how to get around, where to eat, and where to stay. With more than 10 million acres of forest, 1,000 islands, 10,000 miles of shoreline, 50 to 70 major glaciers, and thousands of brown bears and eagles, Alaska's Southeast offers much to be explored.
Discover the rich landscape and scenic beauty of Alaskas Inside Passage including Skagway Haines Juneau Sitka Petersburg Wrangell and Ketchikan Alaskas Southeast details the regions history culture geography and flora and fauna It also prov
About the Author
has a great love of the outdoors and a passion for travel writing. A Canadian, she is the author of a number of travel features for newspapers across Canada and is coauthor of Hiking Yoho, Kootenay, Glacier, and Mt. Revelstoke National Parks
(Falcon) She lives in Banff, Alberta.
Table of Contents
(1) Southeast Traveler Basics (2) The Lay of the Land (3) Southeast Past to Present (4) Southeast's Native Heritage (5) Common Plants of the Inside Passage (6) Wildlife of the Inside Passage (7) Sights Along the Waterway (8) Main-line Ports of the Inside Passage (9) Off the Main Line (10) Southeast Alaska Lodging Directory (11) Annual Celebrations, Festivals, and Special Events (12) Information Sources (13) Index