Alaska’s Adventure Capital

May 26, 2018 - National Geographic Sea Bird

Saturday morning found the National Geographic Sea Bird anchored outside Haines, Alaska’s adventure capital. We kicked off the day with several activities, including river-rafting, biking, hiking, and flightseeing. The raft trip began with a walk through Klukwan, a traditional Alaska native museum, and a dance demonstration in the Long House. We also had a chance to bike alongside Mount Ripinsky to beautiful Lake Chilkoot.

Between adventures there was time to explore the true Alaskan town of Haines. For being a small town, it has a lot of hidden treasures. There are two museums, a brewery, a distillery, and art sprinkled throughout the town. Around every corner was a treat to discover.

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Adam Maire


Growing up on a working cattle ranch in rural Nebraska, Adam spent most of his youth outdoors. Early on, he was inspired to explore as much of the natural world around him as possible, leading him to join the U.S. Army, and earn an associate’s degree in animal science and a B.S. in history and criminal justice from the University of Nebraska.

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