My wife and I are planning our first Alaska adventure and we always rely on the great folks here on TA for advice and suggestions. Trip is essentially the July 4th week.
Our focus is photography - We are 59/60 years of age and in good health and physical condition
Our preliminary early Itinerary plans
June 28th (Friday)
Arrive in Anchorage late evening - overnight motel stay
June 29th (Saturday)
Travel by rental vehicle to Soldotna (overnight stay)
Things to do or see along the way, or in Soldotna?
June 30th (Sunday) thru July 3rd (Wednesday)
Stay at Silver Salmon Creek Lodge
Bear and bird photography
July 3rd (Wednesday)
Morning flight back to Soldotna - Pick up rental vehicle
Drive to Seward - 2 night stay in Seward
July 4th (Thursday)
Major Marine 7-1/2 hour Kenai Fjords cruise
Overnight stay in Seward
July 5th (Friday)
Open day - leisurely drive back to Anchorage
Suggestions on sites and things to see and do along the way
Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center? Other ideas?
July 6th (Saturday)
Leave from Anchorage airport - return home
Many thanks in advance for any suggestionsEdited: 9:39 am, December 08, 2012