The 11 Coolest High-Adrenaline Shore Excursions in Alaskaby Kim Foley MacKinnon | June 20, 2017
Dog Sledding Adventure by Helicopter
Buckle up for a 15-minute helicopter ride over the Juneau Icefield to a dog sled camp on the middle branch of the Norris Glacier, where you'll meet your team of adorable and energetic huskies ready to zip you across the frozen landscape.
Takshanuk Mountain Trail 4x4
Put the pedal to the metal in a Kawasaki Mule, an automatic transmission 4x4 utility vehicle, for a six-mile round-trip trek in the scenic Alaskan wilderness near Skagway on the Takshanuk Mountain trailhead — populated by eagles, moose, and even the occasional bear.
Kim Foley MacKinnon is a Boston-based writer for ShermansCruise whose work has also appeared in The Boston Globe.