Butchart Gardens - Victoria Benvenuto, Italian for ‘welcome’, is the name the Butcharts used for their original estate, now a National Historic Site of Canada, and still privately owned by family descendants. The Butchart Gardens offers 55 acres of wonderful floral display, located in Greater Victoria on Vancouver Island.
Vancouver and Stanley Park Stanley Park is a 1,001 acre urban park bordering downtown Vancouver. It opened in 1888. It is more than 10% larger than New York City’s Central Park and almost half the size of London’s
Ketchikan - Totem
Bight Park In the early 1900’s, Natives moved to communities where work was available. The villages and totem poles they left behind were soon overgrown by forests and eroded by weather. In 1938 the U.S. Forest Service began a program aimed at salvaging and reconstructing these
large cedar monuments.
Portage Glacier The glacier is part of the Chugach National Forest,
located south of Portage Lake. This lake is being formed by the melting of the glacier which has been retreating substantially for the past fifty years Visitors can enjoy Portage Glacier by cruises on Portage Lake to view the glacier aboard the mv Ptarmigan. You’ll stand just 300 yards from a relic of the Ice Age and watch for fractures of ice breaking off the glacier and crashing into the
Juneau Juneau, Alaska might conjure up visions of whales and glaciers. But there’s also natural beauty, small town charm and friendly locals who truly love the place they call home.
Domed Train Ride the rails in luxury and style. Relax and view the scenic beauty with a ride on the McKinley Explorer.
Seward Seward is one of Alaska’s oldest and most scenic
communities. This seaside village offers a bustling harbor.
Denali Denali National Park is Alaska's most popular land attraction and with good reason. Denali National Park is comprised of over 6 million acres of richly diverse terrain and is best known for North America's highest mountain - Mount McKinley. Large mammals - Wolves, Moose, Caribou, Dall Sheep and Grizzly Bears - roam freely within the park.
prehistoric times. They fished and hunted in the local waters. Preserved as the Klondike gold rush national historic park
Anchorage offers larger-than-life experiences. Get up-close and personal with local wildlife, step foot on a glacier, catch wild Alaska salmon or experience Alaska native culture.
Alaska’s second largest city, Hub of the Interior, Gateway to the Bush, the Golden Heart City – call it what you will, Fairbanks is as diverse and distinct as any place in Alaska.
The marine wilderness of Glacier Bay
National Park and Preserve includes
tidewater glaciers, snow-capped
mountain ranges, ocean coastlines,
deep fjords, and freshwater rivers
and lakes. This diverse land and
seascape hosts a mosaic of plant
communities and a variety of marine
and terrestrial wildlife.