This adventure utilizes Alaska'a unique Marine Highway system for scenic cruising between the three coastal communities of Juneau, Haines, and Skagway. This is the perfect introduction to life in Southeast Alaska, where the mountains thrust to the skyline straight from the glacial waters of the fjord and the rain forest beckons you to walk on a carpet of moss under its canopy.
By day you ride along scenic roads to picturesque picnic spots in each town. In addition to great biking, you get to enjoy other outdoor activities such as sea kayaking, hiking, rafting, and cultural education. In Juneau you bike to Douglas Island, walk in the rainforest and paddle on the glacial fjord with a view ot the Mendenhall Glacier.
In Haines you explore the Chilkat Bald Eagle Preserve by bike and raft then bike and kayak on pristine Chilkoot Lake an area known for abundant wildlife. In Skagway you relish in the Gold Rush history as you board the White Pass and Yukon Route narrow guage railroad for your trip to the summit then bike back down the White Pass. Your final day takes you the ghost town of Dyea for a bike ride through the rain forest, a hike on the historic Chilkoot trail and a relaxing raft float down the Taiya River!
We have selected the finest local inns and bed and breakfasts for you to stay in. Enjoy our northern hospitality at these quaint and historic lodgings. You dine at some of Southeast Alaska's finest eating establishments for breakfast and dinner and recharge your day with our scrumptous picnics during the lunch hour.
You are escorted by one of our senior local guides, who informs you about the rich history and ecology of the region during your trip. This tour is a perfect sampling of Southeast Alaska, combining biking and other outdoor activities, comfortable lodging and dining, and a moment in your life to relax on an unforgettable journey.