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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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On two of our trips to Southeast Alaska, we did a helicopter trip and landing on a Glacier.  Both times, it was the high point of the trip!  The scenery from the helicopter is amazing, and the flight is unforgettable.  In Juneau, it was the Mendenhall Glacier that we landed on, and to see it from above, and then land on it, and even drink from a stream on its surface?  I'd do it again, anytime.

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