May 23, 2019 at 10:23am | Barb Huntley
Enjoy the long weekend by heading out on an adventure away from home. The following activities and places offer great getaways during Memorial Day Weekend!

Blue Denali Rail Tour– You can depart from Anchorage, Fairbanks or Seward and spend days exploring Denali National Park, The Denali Princess Wilderness Lodge is offering spring vacation deals for all May dates!

Ferry Rides– Ferry season is here! Take a trip on one of the multiple ferries routes this Memorial Day. There are new trips including one in the Aleutian chain that departs from Homer or the MV Tazlina that will serve the North Lynn Canal communities.

Kodiak– Celebrate the long weekend early with a trip to Kodiak for the Kodiak Crab Festival. A family-friendly weekend awaits with plenty of kid-friendly activities at the festival! Take a charter and go fishing for halibut, salmon, and rockfish or go on an air tour to remote hiking locations.

Seward– The gateway to Kenai Fjords National Park offers picnics, cruises, and fishing tournaments this weekend in honor of Military Appreciation Week! Go whale watching with the family or head out on a guided excursion to some of the fjords.

Sitka – A gorgeous small town on Baranof Island offers kayak tours, bike trails, and unmatched fishing experiences! During Memorial Day Weekend the annual Sitka Salmon Derby takes place, an event to not miss!


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