Everyday National Geographic experts travel the world, going behind the scenes and into the heart of a country's culture, history, and people. This incomparable experience ban be yours through National Geographic Traveler guides, featuring: carting your trip; a rich overview of Seattle, Vancouver, and coastal Alaska that helps tailor your visit to the time you have and your specific interests. INsider tips; from National Geographic photographers, writers, and explorers, as well as local experts, on favorite hot spots, practicalities, and more. Driving boat, plane, and train yours, with maps color coded to site descriptions, including Denali's Park Road, Kodia Island's Chiniak Highway, Misty Fiords, Kachemak Bay, and the White Pass and Yukon train route. Excursions off the beaten path, including driving to the fortress of the Bear, visiting the Alaska Raptor Center, exploring Kachemak Bay villages, taking the Alaska Marine Highway ferry to the Aleutian Islands, discovering the Russian heritage of Unalaska, and birding on Attu Island. No-to-be-missed lists; pointing travelers to detailed descriptions of highly recommended sites and activities. Gergeous color photographs, illustrations and maps; that make it easy to select, navigate, and get the most from every site.