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Alaska

A multisport adventure in America's Last Frontier

Join us for the ultimate Alaskan adventure! From the majestic living glaciers and steep fjords of the Kenai Peninsula, north to the lonesome gravel roads of the interior outpost of Talkeetna and skyward to 20,310’ Mt. Denali, this is one experience sure to blow your mind at every turn. Explore the wonders of one of the last great American ski towns around Alyeska Resort, hop a train and marvel at the 360 degree views under the shadow of the massive Chugach range, through the broad Mat Su Valley to the authentic, lonesome outpost town of Talkeetna. Kayak Resurrection Bay and the magical, shallow salmon run of Tosina Creek. Don't hesitate to stop and snap a few photos while you toast the trip of a lifetime to America's Last Frontier. It's wild. It's undiscovered. There's nothing else like it. And now it's all yours.
From:
$3399 Per Person
Duration:
6 Days & 5 Nights
Rider Type: ?
1 - Leisure Non-riders Welcome
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Explorer
Bike Included:
Trek Electric-Assist XM700+ More options available
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Trip Wows
Experience the abundant marine wildlife and incredible mountain glacier vistas of Seward's Resurrection Bay on a half-day guided kayak tour
Hop the Alaskan Railroad Denali Star from Anchorage and travel under the shadow of the Chugach range, through the Mat Su Valley to the outpost town of Talkeetna
Explore Kenai Fjords National park the best way possible - on a ship right from the Harbor in Seward.
Take the Alyeska aerial tram up to the unique mountain top luxuy restaurant Seven Glaciers for a truly unique Alaskan dining experience.
Watch the Experience
One of the most unique ways to experience this magical place. From sea kayaking to biking to the Denali Star train and beyond, to the hotels with seriously stunning views….what an adventure!
-Tony Ferlisi, Trip Designer

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Welcome to America’s Wild North! Alaska isn't just the Last Frontier; it's one of the deepest, most untouched natural playgrounds in the world. Greet your guides at the historic Hotel Captain Cook in downtown Anchorage before setting out on a 2.5 hour drive south towards the Kenai Peninsula and Lowell Point State Park. En-route, catch the mesmerizing bore tide of Turnagain Arm, catch glimpses of the Chugach Range and grow anticipation of the adventure to come. Enjoy a classic Trek Travel picnic spread on the beach before hiking the coastal trails along beautiful Resurrection Bay. After your walk, your guides will fit and dial your bike, then you’ll embark on a quiet ride north, back to the historic fishing port town of Seward, Alaska. Watch fishing charters return from off-shore, catch a whiff of the giant hemlocks and cedars that inhabit the shoreline, and feel the salty air on your skin , Tonight, enjoy dinner together at local favorite spot, downtown’s brand new Seward Brewing Company. You've got a big week of adventure ahead. Crack your window open to let the sounds of the harbor lull you to sleep at tonight’s hotel; the waterfront Harbor 360 Hotel.

Today's Ride:

Lowell Point State Park to Seward
Approximately 4 miles with 16 feet of climbing

Avid Option:

Lowell Point State Park to Seward Loop
Approximately 12 miles with 40 feet of climbing

Today's Activity:

Hike Resurrection Bay

Hotel:

Harbor 360 Hotel

Included Meals:

Lunch | Social Hour | Dinner

Today's itinerary is guaranteed to capture your memory for years to come. After breakfast head to the harbor to board the ship for a cruise into Kenai Fjords National Park. With so much of the National Park being only accessible by water, the cruise is an amazing way to experience so much of the natural beauty and wildlife that Alaska has to offer. Get up close with tide-water glaciers and maybe even closer with some humpback whales on this unforgettable experience. Once back in Seward, we'll continue on to our next adventure in Kenai Fjords National Park for an up close and personal visit to the Exit Glacier. Walk the flood plain, hike to a viewpoint looking face-to-face with this ultimate wonder. Feel the cool air, reach out and touch glacially polished stone, dip a foot in the glacial run-off.

Hotel:

Harbor 360 Hotel

Included Meals:

Breakfast | Lunch

Rise early this morning, grab a quick breakfast and head to the harbor for a guided kayak trip through Resurrection Bay. Experience the sounds and sights of this unreal intertidal zone under your own power. Paddle ashore on a remote rocky beach, disembark and stroll through a magical coastal rainforest. Bring your camera and get ready to experience a true microcosm of Alaska: bald eagles perched high in a dead snag, seals rolling through the intertidal zone searching for fish, and potentially even catch the once-in-a-lifetime experience of the summer salmon run. Once back in Seward, we’ll grab a quick lunch and head into our next adventure in Kenai Fjords National Park for an up close and personal visit to the Exit Glacier. Walk the flood plain, hike to a viewpoint looking face-to-face with this ultimate wonder. Feel the cool air, reach out and touch glacially polished stone, dip a foot in the glacial run-off. This evening, you'll board the world-famous Glacier Discovery train and steam north on one of the world’s most magical railways for the 3-hour trip through the Chugach National Forest to a true authentic Alaskan ski town: Girdwood. Nestled in a deep valley and on the banks of Glacier Creek, this amazing ski resort town will be your adventure hub for the next two nights. Tonight, settle into your home Alyeska Resort and enjoy one of a number of unique dinner options on your own.

Hotel:

Alyeska Resort

Included Meals:

Breakfast | Lunch

Today's itinerary is guaranteed to capture your memory for years to come. Start off with a leisurely morning ride along the Bird-to-Gird Trail, one of the most breathtaking coastal trails in the US, punctuated with cinematic views of ocean and mountains. Possibly cross paths with a majestic moose, while ospreys and eagles cruise overhead. Ride along Turnagain Arm, through a skeleton spruce and fir forest—thanks to the famous 1964 earthquake which registered a bone-rattling 9.2 magnitude—and keep your eyes peeled for Beluga whales just off-shore. This afternoon, choose your own Alyeska adventure: from short hikes to lift-accessed downhill biking, summer adventures abound right out of the Hotel's door. This evening take the tram high above the resort to have dinner at the incredible 7Glaciers restaurant for some amazing wild Alaskan cuisine.

Today's Ride:

Bird to Gird Trail
Approximately 12 miles with 55 feet of climbing

Avid Option:

Bird to Gird Trail Out and Back
Approximately 24 miles with 110 feet of climbing

Today's Activity:

Explore Alyeska Resort

Hotel:

Alyeska Resort

Included Meals:

Breakfast

Get out this morning for an amazing ride to the Alaskan Wildlife Conservation Center for the chance to see moose and bear as well as many other species that call these beautiful landscapes home. After a visit to the Wildlife Center continue on your ride to visit the Portage glacier, towering ten stories tall. Enjoy the scenic ride back to Alyeska before lunch at a famous little bakery. After lunch you will join your fellow riders for a shuttle to Talkeetna. Tonight we will join for social hour and dinner at Wildflower Cafe to reminisce about the incredible experiences you've all shared in Alaska

Today's Ride:

Portage Glacier
Approximately 18.5 miles with 410 feet of climbing

Avid Option:

Refuge and Portage Glacier
Approximately 37 miles with 820 feet of climbing

Today's Activity:

Your Day, You Decide

Hotel:

Susitna River Lodge

Included Meals:

Breakfast | Lunch | Social Hour | Dinner

Today, it's time to say goodbye to the glory of the Alaskan wilderness. This morning, after a leisurely breakfast in town, take your time to enjoy a light hike or bike ride as one last good bye to AK. After your activity, pack your bags and climb into the Trek Travel van for your journey back to Anchorage. Enjoy a cafe lunch with your fellow guests and Trek Travel guides before bidding farewell at 1:00 PM. Daydream of Alaska’s wild wonders as you drift to sleep on your flight home…What a week it’s been!

Today's Activity:

Travel to Anchorage

Included Meals:

Breakfast | Lunch

Hotels

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Harbor 360 Hotel

Seward, Alaska

The Harbor 360 is located right in the heart of the action of Seward. You're within walking distance to the town’s best restaurants, shops, and the Alaska Railroad Depot. You're also on Seward’s waterfront, with stunning 360-degree views: You’ll see the Seward Small Boat Harbor and Resurrection Bay or the Kenai Mountains.
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Alyeska Resort

Girdwood, Alaska

Luxury-resort living and Alaska-style adventure coexist beautifully at this beloved hotel just 40 miles from Anchorage. Located in the resort town of Girdwood, it sits tucked amid the Chugach Mountains on Alaska's south-central coast, and has a backdrop of glaciers, bald eagles, and towering spruce trees. Stay here and you’ll be in for a treat—as well as the chance to experience some bucket-list adventures.
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Susitna River Lodge

Talkeetna, Alaska

This beautiful Alaskan lodge is set right on the east bank of the Susitna River in a beautiful braided river valley. A multi-room lodge and a number of private cabins are scattered about the property located within short walking distance to the quaint frontier town of Talkeetna. Don’t feel like walking? A private town shuttle can also be arranged. This is quintessential Alaskan hospitality.

What's Included

For us, the details matter most

Every moment of a Trek Travel bike trip has more than you could have ever dreamed. More romance. More scenery. More choice. It's the little additions to every Trek Travel cycling vacation that make it truly special. And that's how we help you create more memories.

bike

Trek Electric-Assist XM700+

It’s lightweight and equipped with an adjustable pedal-assist motor that helps riders of all skill levels stay together, play together and make some great memories together. Included at no additional cost, these bikes will be available on a first-come, first-served basis, so reserve yours when you book today. Learn More

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Trek 7.6 FX Hybrid

Now you never have to miss another view with Trek’s most popular upright hybrid that refuses to sacrifice performance for comfort. You’ll have 10 speeds for any hill, a carbon fork with vibration dampening for any bump in the road, and Shimano components for every advantage. Learn More

WHAT'S INCLUDED

  • 5 nights of accommodation at handpicked hotels
  • Two experienced guides to provide local knowledge, support, and camaraderie
  • Daily route support with both guides and our support van
  • Daily breakfast, 3 lunches and 2 dinners
  • 2 social hours of drinks and hors d'oeuvres
  • Ride a Trek 7.6 FX Hybrid bike
  • Up to three daily route options on riding days
  • Snacks and drinks for each day's ride
  • Trek Travel Bontrager cycling jersey to keep
  • Trek Travel water bottles to keep
  • Each bike is equipped with a Garmin Edge 1030 GPS computer, flat pack, front and rear Bontrager Flare R lights, a Bontrager saddle and pedals (Shimano clipless road pedals, Shimano clipless mountain pedals, caged or flat pedals)
  • All gratuities for drivers, local experts and hospitality staff
  • All luggage transfers and transportation during your trip
  • A personalized photobook of your trip
  • Entrance fees for all activities, private tours and events

GEAR

  • Trek 7.6 FX Hybrid bike
  • Trek Travel Bontrager cycling jersey to keep
  • Trek Travel water bottles to keep
  • Shimano clipless road pedals, Shimano clipless mountain pedals, caged or flat pedals
  • Bontrager helmet and saddle
  • Bontrager front and rear Flare R lights and a flat pack
  • Garmin Edge 1030 GPS computer
  • Coupon valued up to $500 off a new Trek Bicycle. Your coupon will be delivered via email.
  • You may bring your own pedals and saddle on the trip. Your guides will install your gear on the first day during your bike fit.

WHAT'S NOT INCLUDED

Gratuities for your Trek Travel guides are not included in your trip price. We recommend tipping 7.5-10% of your trip price for the guide team. Local currency is preferred and unless you want to tip separately, guides will divide tips amongst themselves. Please tip your guides at your discretion, based on their level of professionalism, guest care and service.
  • Airfare and transportation to and from the trip pick-up/drop-off locations
  • Lodging before and after the trip
  • Personal items purchased during the trip
  • Optional activities not scheduled by Trek Travel
  • On select trips some meals are not included. On these trips, Trek Travel invites you to explore the local cuisine at your leisure.

More Information

Rider Level: 1 - Leisure?

AVERAGE DAILY MILEAGE:
6 miles
TOTAL MILES:
30 miles
AVERAGE DAILY ELEVATION:
40 feet
TOTAL ELEVATION:
171 feet
TERRAIN: FLAT
The terrain is mostly flat along the coastal towns of Seward and Girdwood. A slightly undulating landscape characterizes Talkeetna although the ride there is primarily on a rails-to trails system route. Alaska is best suited for our Type 1 Riders. Type 2+ Riders will enjoy the extra mileage the avid route options offer.
NON-RIDING ACTIVITIES:
On most Trek Travel trips, we offer non-riding options for riders who want to take the afternoon off, or travel companions who want to spend little or no time in the saddle. Some of these options may need to be scheduled before your trip–please contact one of our Trip Consultants for more information. Expenses and/or related transportation to these activities may not be included in the trip price. Some non-riding options on this trip are:
  • Resurrection Bay Guided Kayak Tour
  • Aerial Tram Ride at Alyeska Resort
  • Train Journey from Seward to Girdwood
  • Train Journey from Anchorage to Talkeetna
  • Raft the Susitna River
  • Alyeska Resort Hiking
  • Susitna Salmon Center Tour

See itinerary for specific daily ride distances and elevation options. On all of our vacations, Trek Travel strives to find quiet, paved secondary roads or bike paths to experience a region; busy roads are avoided as much as possible. Our itineraries are an approximation of our trips. Trek Travel strives to offer every guest a vacation of a lifetime on every trip. At times routes, hotels, activities, etc. listed here may change at the discretion of the trip designer or guides to improve the trip experience.

Averages and totals are calculated from our "Today’s Ride" options.

Travel Details

How to Get There

FLY INTO:
Anchorage Airport (ANC)
MEETING TIME:
10:00 AM
MEETING LOCATION:
Hotel Captain Cook, Anchorage, Alaska

Say Farewell

FLY OUT OF:
Anchorage Airport (ANC)
DEPARTING TIME:
1:00 PM
DEPARTING LOCATION:
Hotel Captain Cook, Anchorage, Alaska

Arriving

We suggest that you arrive at least one day prior to the trip start, which will enable you to adjust to the time zone and minimize the risk of missing the trip start due to flight-related delays.

We recommend that you fly into Anchorage for the trip start. The airport is 6.5 miles from the pickup location at Hotel Captain Cook. Transportation from the airport can be arranged through the hotel or guests may book a taxi from the airport for approximately $25.

Your Trek Travel guides will meet you at the hotel lobby of Hotel Captain Cook (939 W 5th Ave, Anchorage, AK 99501) at 10:00 AM on the first day of the trip. Afterwards you'll hop in the Trek Travel van for a 2.5 hour journey south to the sleepy port town of Seward where you will enjoy a picnic lunch at Lowell Point State Reserve. Following lunch, your guides will introduce you to your Trek bike for the week and dial in your perfect fit before heading out to ride the quiet roads around Seward.

If you will be late for the pick-up or are going to miss it altogether, please inform your guides. You will receive an email a week before the trip start with their names and contact details. If you cannot reach them, please call our first hotel, Harbor 360 Hotel (888 514 8687), and leave a message with your expected arrival time and contact details.

View our pre hotel recommendations

Leaving

You and your guides will shuttle back to Anchorage from Talkeetna on Friday morning. Enjoy one last lunch together in Anchorage before heading to the Hotel Captain Cook and bid farewell to your fellow travelers around 1:00 PM. From the Hotel Captain Cook, catch a shuttle to the airport or to your post-trip hotel to continue your Alaskan adventure.

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Planning For Your Trip

Packing and Weather

Weather in Alaska in July and August is fantastic. Daily highs reaching into the mid-60's F and lows at night dipping into the upper 40's F. You'll get plenty of daylight in Alaska as July and August averages 17 hours. It will rain a bit here in summer. July averages about 12 days with some rain and August averages about 14. Don't fret though, there are an equal number of clear days too! Packing List

Before and After Your Trip

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Before: Anchorage, Alaska

Anchorage, Alaska’s largest city, is in the south-central part of the state on the Cook Inlet. It's traditionally been the gateway into the wilderness that makes this region famous, but that's not to say it doesn't have its own landmarks. Don't miss the Alaska Native Heritage Center and cement a connection through the native population with an education in their history, art, dance and culture. We recommend the following accommodations for your pre and post-trip hotel:

Customer Reviews

Why Trek Travel

Our Bikes

Our unrivaled selection of Trek Bikes sets the bar for quality and comfort. From the all-new, ultra smooth Trek Domane SL 7, to the new Trek Electric-Assist XM700+ and the comfortable Trek 7.6 FX Hybrid, to our numerous upgrade options, you deserve the best ride on your vacation.

Our Guides

Our guides are trained to make your trip magical. They aren't just experts in riding; they're trained in delivering uncompromising service in ways you won't believe. We know that it's the unexpected surprises that make a trip magical. That's why our guides pride themselves on anticipating your needs before you ask.

Your Day. You Decide.

Our vacations are built to deliver the ultimate in flexibility, from extreme relaxers to hard-core roadies. You pick your mileage, itinerary and experiences. We take care of the rest.

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