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For those with a naturalist streak, few places on earth compare with the wonders of Southwest Alaska. Brown bears amble along the hills and plains, and more than 240 bird species inhabit Alaska’s Southwest region. The region’s terrain ranges from a landscape of volcanoes in Katmai National Park created by the 1912 eruption of the Novarupta volcano, to the windswept Aleutian Islands that make a 1,000-mile sweep toward Asia.

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Alaska is bigger and grander than one could ever imagine or than photographs can show.

We spent 11 days there the first part of August.  We flew into Anchorage and rented a car and drove around--from Valdez to Homer and points in between.  The wildflowers were in was beautiful.  Anchorage is a beautiful city...really everything about Alaska is beautiful.  And the people couldn't be any friendlier.  We spent 5 nights at the Alyeska Prince Hotel.  It is a wonderful hotel in a spectacular setting and the helicopter ride is something that we will always remember.

Thank you.  Phyllis Higdon Alaska Railroad April 2014 Banner Ad

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