Cast off from Alaska’s Emerald Isle in anything that floats, from a tour boat to a luxury yacht. Eagles soar overhead, often alighting in the Sitka spruce trees or plunging into the ocean to fish. Expect to see sea lions basking onshore, puffins and whales, not to mention the Bering Sea crab boats made famous by the Discovery Channel’s hit series Deadliest Catch. Make sure to dress warmly in layers and bring a hat and gloves—even in summer.
By Amanda Castleman, AFAR Local Expert
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