Jul 29, 2024 - Aug 6, 2024
Trip Type
Family Programs
Group Size: 8-14 guests
Price: $6,995 per person double occupancy / $8,495 single occupancy / $6,495 child (ages 5-11)
Activity Level

Trip Overview

On this family friendly adventure, spend eight days exploring magnificent Alaska. Experience the northernmost rainforest areas of Alaska and gear up for a full day, guided rafting adventure on the Kenai River. Enjoy amazing marine life and lunch in front of a tidewater glacier in Kenai Fjords National Park. Choose from an array of guided activities such as hiking, kayaking, and canoeing. Board the historic Alaska Railroad for an unforgettable trip through Alaska's backcountry. 

Schedule by Day

  • Jul 29: Arrive in Anchorage, Alaska
  • Jul 30: Girdwood / Cooper Landing
  • Jul 31: Kenai National Wildlife Refuge
  • Aug 1: Cottonwood Creek Trail / Skilak Lake
  • Aug 2: Kenai Fjords National Park
  • Aug 3: Kenai Fjords National Park
  • Aug 4: Kenai Fjords National Park
  • Aug 5: Seward / Anchorage
  • Aug 6: Return home 


  • $6,995 per person double occupancy
  • $8,495 single occupancy
  • $6,495 per child (ages 5 - 11)


  • Two nights at hotel in Anchorage
  • One night at Kenai Riverside Lodge
  • Two nights at Kenai Backcountry Lodge
  • Three nights at Kenai Fjords Glacier Lodge

What to Expect

Activity Level 3

Busy pacing may include multiple hotel changes plus internal flights and/or long drives. May involve exposure to the outdoors, full days of touring, and walking up to two hours.

Study Leader(s)

Former Chair of the U.S. Arctic Research Commission; Senior Fellow at the Belfer Center at Harvard’s Kennedy School

For More Information

Please email or call our office at 800-422-1636 or 617-496-0806.