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Combine Cruising & Horses on Your Alaska Vacation

Heading to Alaska this summer on a cruise? Consider adding horseback riding into the mix on one of EquitrekkingTravel.com's Alaska Horse Riding Vacations of the Kenai Peninsula. Alaska native Bree Bardarson leads small groups of travelers into the wilds of the Chugach Mountains into country that's so pristine and off the beaten path that many native Alaskans haven't had the chance to see it. Beginning riders can enjoy this trip on Bree's fit horses. Since the horses are...

Alaska - Seward Beach Ride

by: Equitrekking host Darley Newman Who would have thought about beach riding in Alaska! I rode with Bree Bardarson, who was born and raised in Alaska. She took me horse riding through the beautiful natural areas surrounding the town of Seward on Alaska’s Kenai Peninsula, as well as through areas of devastation caused by the 1964 earthquake. We had a short canter along the shore, before reaching a beach inhabited by hundreds of Arctic Tern. This migratory bird flies...

Alaska- Kenai Fjords National Park

The best way to see the Kenai Fjords National Park and view wildlife is on a boat tour, as much of its rugged terrain and glaciers are inaccessible in any other way. Eric, the captain of the boat we took, motored us out for a day at sea, where we saw some truly amazing wildlife. Most of the boat tours take the good part of a day, so you want to be prepared just in case the seas get rough. I took motion sickness medication just in case, since I do spend most of my life on land. The...

Alaska- Good Salmon with Bree

After our ride, Bree invited me to visit her favorite place for fresh seafood in the Seward area, Exit Glacier Salmon Bake Restaurant. We headed over to the salmon bake, where I had the best salmon that I have ever tasted in my life. Seriously, I won’t be able to go back to eating salmon on the East Coast after this. It was so fresh, seasoned and grilled perfectly. Sooo good. I had jalapeño corn bread, sautéed corn, rice pilaf, lobster sushi and peanut butter...