At Alaska by Design Vacations, our itineraries are inspired by our own adventures, be it riding Alaska Railroad into Denali National Park, watching grizzly bears forage for food in Katmai National Park or cruising past impressive glaciers at Kenai Fjords. Our team has traveled all over Alaska by train, boat and small bush plane to ensure every detail of our trips are up to our standards, and to pick up expert tips and recommendations to pass on to you, our travelers. So go ahead, settle in and dive into one of our stories. It might just spark an idea or inspire you to plan your next trip.


Discover The Wonders of Alaska

For a limited time, we are pleased to offer an exclusive sale on all our 2023 Alaska Rail & Road Trip Packages – 10% off up to $1,200 per couple, valid for departures between May 1st to Sept 15th, 2023.

Bears walking along the shore in Alaska

The Best Alaska Vacations for 2023

Alaska is a breathtakingly beautiful state that offers a wide range of outdoor adventures, scenic landscapes, and cultural experiences. From majestic glaciers and snow-capped mountains to abundant wildlife and pristine wilderness areas, Alaska is truly a traveler's paradise.

What it's Like to Visit Sheldon Chalet, Alaska

In August of 2022, our team visited the ultra-luxurious Sheldon Chalet in Denali National Park, Alaska. Located less than 10 miles from the summit of North America's tallest peak, it was as surreal as one would expect.

A Grizzly bear carrying a fish on a road in Alaska

Alaska Road Trips: The Ultimate Guide to Driving in Alaska

With over 660,000 square miles of wilderness, wide open roads and next-to-no traffic, it's no wonder that Alaska road trips are popular. If you're just starting to plan, here's our ultimate guide to driving in Alaska.

Alaska Railroad

All Your Questions about Alaska Railroad, Answered

Traveling through the heart of America’s largest state, it's possible to explore many of Alaska’s must-sees using only the comfort of the train. Here are all of your questions about the Alaska Railroad, answered.

6 Unforgettable Alaska Train Tours to Take with Alaska Railroad

America has had a lot going on in 2020, and naturally, we're dreaming of travel. Removed from the rest of the states, Alaska offers an ever-tempting escape, best explored by car or on an unforgettable train tour with Alaska Railroad.

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