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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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A dream come true. I fulfilled a lifelong ambition to drive to Alaska via "The Highway". What a memorable trip. My wife and companion of 46 years shared everything, even the driving. We saw the whole state from Fairbanks to Seward to Haines and all in between. We traveled by truck, train and ferry. I will always remember this and plan on going again soon .

Jim & Bobbie Kirin, Oakhurst Ca


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