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Why Visit Alaska’s Rainforest Islands

Want to see quaint seaside towns full of interesting characters, history, and beauty? How about shops full of original Alaska artwork or Alaska Native crafts? Is your bucket list to see humpback whales or bears feeding on spawning salmon? How about a wall of ice exploding as it calves into the ocean? All these once-in-a-lifetime experiences are available to you without the crowds of a cruise ship or busy tour bus when you visit Alaska’s Rainforest Islands.

The communities of Alaska’s Rainforest Islands are smaller and more intimate than the cruise ports of Ketchikan and Juneau. These islands offer all the amenities, adventure, tours and lodging that you want without the hustle and bustle of cruise ports or busy tours. If you are looking for the authentic Southeast Alaska then Alaska’s Rainforest Islands are for you!

Alaska’s Rainforest Islands are located amid the United State’s largest national forest, the Tongass National Forest. At nearly 17 million acres, the Tongass National Forest is part of the largest intact temperate rainforest on earth.

Expect to find off-the-beaten-path adventure, landscapes and activities. You’ll find a myriad of lodging options available too! Everything from quaint B & B’s and eclectic hotels and motels; deluxe to luxury wilderness lodges; rustic Forest Service public-use cabins and public and private campgrounds can be found throughout the communities on Alaska’s Rainforest Islands.

Enjoy a relaxed atmosphere, no crowds and friendly Alaskans. Yep, you’ll find all this and all the 21-century amenities that you expect and need when you visit Alaska’s Rainforest Islands.