Southeast Alaska is filled with a variety of charming coastal towns and villages that are rich in historical and cultural significance. These small communities can be reached by the Alaska Marine Highway System (AMHS) or local commuter air services. Adventurous travelers who enjoy exploring places often overlooked by others will find kindred spirits living in the heart of Alaska’s Inside Passage.
Home to only 450 people, the tiny town of Gustavus is the “Gateway to Glacier Bay National Park.” Enjoy a wide range of adventure opportunities in the area, such as kayaking among floating icebergs, legendary fishing, whale watching, bear sighting and golf. Various dining and lodging options are available.
Surrounded by some of the largest glaciers on earth, Yakutat is a remote jewel in a spectacular setting. With miles of sandy, south-facing beaches, surf breaks, remote rivers, and wild salmon and steelhead runs, the “Lost Coast” of Alaska offers a truly spectacular experience for a once in a lifetime visit to a remote, incredible part of Alaska. Whether it’s fishing, hunting, surfing or birding, Yakutat has it all, with the convenience of daily jet service, lodges, restaurants, and friendly hosts.