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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.
Lowell Point State Park to Seward
Approximately 4 miles with 16 feet of climbing
Lowell Point State Park to Seward Loop
Approximately 12 miles with 40 feet of climbing
Hike Resurrection Bay
Harbor 360 Hotel
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.
Harbor 360 Hotel
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. It is your choice whether you would like to enjoy dinner on the train or have a later dinner once you arrive in Gridwood for the night .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.
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.
Bird to Gird Trail
Approximately 12 miles with 55 feet of climbing
Bird to Gird Trail Out and Back
Approximately 24 miles with 110 feet of climbing
Explore Alyeska Resort
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
Approximately 18.5 miles with 410 feet of climbing
Refuge and Portage Glacier
Approximately 37 miles with 820 feet of climbing
Your Day, You Decide
Susitna River Lodge
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!
Travel to Anchorage
Breakfast | Lunch
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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.
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
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.View our post hotel recommendations
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
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:
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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.