Alaska By Land & Sea

June 12 - 25, 2018 - 14 Days

Join American Classic Tours as we embark on this special journey to America's last frontier - Alaska. The first part of this trip will be by land as we fly into Fairbanks and travel to Denali and Anchorage. The second part of this trip will be by sea as we cruise on Holland America's MS Westerdam from Seward down to Vancouver. 

By Land

Journey to the interior of Alaska to explore America’s last frontier. Marvel at majestic mountain peaks, glacial fjords, deep forests, tundra wilderness, blue waters and open skies. See grizzly bears, Dall sheep, humpback whales, sea lions, bald eagles, moose and caribou as you travel across some of Alaska’s most unfettered terrain. Discover this land of sled dogs, fur traders, gold miners, lumberjacks and unique native cultures. Join us for this magnificent adventure of a lifetime to Alaska!


Land Itinerary at a Glance (DAYS 1 - 6)

Day 1: Flight to Fairbanks, Alaska. Lodging in Fairbanks, 2 nights. Dinner.

Day 2: Gold Dredge Tour on Tanana Valley Railroad through the gold field of the interior. Meet Alaskan miners who explain mining history & pan for gold! Lunch. Chena River Sternwheeler Cruise.

Day 3:  Deluxe dome railcar to Denali National Park with leisure time for optional tours. Lodging in Denali, 2 nights. Dinner.

Day 4: Tundra Wilderness Narrated Tour in Denali National Park to search the vast wilderness for bear, moose, caribou & Dall sheep. Box lunch.

Day 5: Visit Dog Sled Team. Explore the quaint town of Talkeetna at the base of Mt. Denali (formerly Mt. McKinley). Lodging in Anchorage, Alaska’s largest city for 1 night. Dinner.

Day 6: Anchorage guided city tour including Earthquake Park and Lake Hood. Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center to see wildlife up close & personal. Arrive in coastal city of Seward to board MS Westerdam to begin a 7 day cruise.


By Sea

After visiting the interior of Alaska set sail on Holland America’s MS Westerdam for a relaxing 7 day cruise of southeastern Alaska. Experience the luxury of state-of-the-art cruise ship amenites and service, fine dining, professional entertainment and your stateroom with private veranda. While cruising the Inside Passage, witness the unique rain forest eco-system, quaint villages, native cultures
and majestic glaciers. Three shore excursions included. An American Classic Tour Director will accompany you for the entire trip to ensure a most memorable travel experience. All of the details are taken care of – even transfers, tips, shore excursions, and everything else included. Now that’s the way to see Alaska by land and sea – the American Classic Way!


Sea Itinerary at a Glance (Days 7 -14)

Day 7: At Sea

Day 8: Glacier Bay.

Day 9: Haines, Alaska. Shore Excusion: Alaska Raptors & Bald Eagle Foundation.

Day 10: Juneau. Shore Excursion: Best of Juneau! Whaling Watching Quest, Mendenhall Glacier & Orca
Point Lodge.

Day 11: Ketchikan. Shore Excursion: Saxman Native Village, Song & dance performance, Totem Park, Carving
Center, Native Art, rip-roaring good time at the Lumberjack Show.

Day 12: Cruise Inside Passage.

Day 13: Vancouver, BC, Canada guided city tour. Arrive at Sheraton Downtown Vancouver. Dinner.

Day 14: Flight to Chicago






Simply put, everything. 

  • Regularly scheduled flights.
  • Luggage handling fee for one compliant bag per flight.
  • All transfers to airports & ship.
  • Deluxe motorcoach transportation.
  • Hotel accommodations for 6 nights on land portion.
  • 10 meals land portion: 5 breakfasts, 2 lunches, 3 dinners.
  • All gratuities land portion including driver & tour escort.
  • All attractions, sightseeing tours & admission charges.
  • All shipboard meals, stateroom accommodations with private veranda, entertainment, many shipboard activities, 3 shore excursions, & tips.
  • Taxes, porterage fees, port charges.
  • Experienced American Classic Tour Director throughout tour.
  • Travel Guard Trip Insurance: Trip cancellation & interruption, emergency medical & transportation & luggage insurance.


Your plane ticket is purchased, your stateroom is reserved, your dinners are arranged, tips and tax are pre-paid, your trip is insured, your tickets to entertainment and attractions are purchased, your escort is ready, 



To make a reservation call 800-666-0358 or email us at We hope you will join us on this world-class trip and join our amazing community of travelers. You'll love it, we guarantee it.

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