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Alaska Inside Passage

Millions of years ago, southbound glaciers carved out the Inside Passage, leaving majestic fjords, islands and bays in their wake. Today, the spectacular views will leave a lasting impression on you. From the lush greenery of Tongass National Forest - the world's largest and northernmost temperate coastal rainforest - to the brilliant blue glaciers, you'll see jaw-dropping beauty everywhere you look.

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Alaska Inside Passage

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The One Thing You Don't Want to Miss

The incredible landscape of the Inside Passage is home to diverse wildlife - orca, mountain goats, bald eagles, bears, puffins, sea otters and more - but the superstars of the area are the gentle giants who feed here every summer. Look out for the awesome acrobatics of breaching humpback whales. You'll never forget the sight of these 40-ton beasts hurling themselves into the air, almost completely escaping the water. If you're especially lucky, you could see them swimming together to create a bubble net, trapping and eating fish by the giant mouthful.

Weather in Alaska Inside Passage


Temperature Fahrenheit Celsius
Average High 33° 0.56°
Average Low 22° -5.56°
Mean Temperature N/A N/A
Record High 54° 12.22°
Record Low -20° -28.89°
Precipitation Inches Centimeters
Average Precip. 4.54 in 11.53 cm

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