20 pictures from a 5 day trip to Alaska. Great scenery, friendly people, and mid-May is a great time of year to go just as attractions are opening up but before the crowds arrive.


Scenery like this abounds (near Whittier)

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Oceanfront mountainside camping in Seward; camper rental from ABC worked well

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Fox Island flat rock beach near Seward

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Kenai Fjords tours did an excellent tour of Resurrection Bay from Seward

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Bear Glacier in Kenai Fjords National Park

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Incredibly vertical shoreline at Kenai Fjords National Park

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Mountain goat, Kenai Fjords National Park

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Bald eagle, Kenai Fjords National Park

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Killer whale, with humpbacks elsewhere in the area, Kenai Fjords National Park

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Exit Glacier, near Seward

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Exit Glacier close up; lots of melting and crinkling noises here

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Scratches on rocks from the advancing glacier near Exit Glacier

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Late sunset and later twilight; this photo taken after midnight near Anchorage

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Mt McKinley is obscured by clouds, along the Parks Highway

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Foothills, with Mt McKinley obscured

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Denali National Park just after a fresh snowfall

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Cool train bridge in Denali National Park

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Alaska Railroad passenger train stopping at Denali National Park

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Moose in Denali National Park; lots of caribou sighted too

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Igloo roadside stand along the Parks Highway

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