A Day in Anchorage: Discovering Alaska’s Heritage

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Experience Alaska's rich native cultural heritage on this full-day excursion to Anchorage, Alaska's largest city Your day begins at the pier in Whittier, where you will board an air-conditioned motor coach and travel along the Seward Highway, a Designated Scenic Highway, to the city of AnchorageAfter your scenic, hour-and-a-half journey, arrive in Anchorage for your glimpse into both the historic and current-day culture of AlaskaLearn about the purchase of Alaska from the Russians in 1867 and the early Russian influences in the areaAlso, discover the culture of the native people through dance, traditional storytelling and crafts demonstrations with a visit to the Alaska Native Heritage CenterStroll through the five authentic native villages, nestled in the woods and representing Alaska's indigenous culturesThe Center offers a remarkable opportunity to meet native people and expand your knowledge of the first AlaskansYour final stop is to the Anchorage Museum of History and ArtThis world-class museum showcases Alaska's unique art and culture and is staffed by knowledgeable locals who will happily illuminate the subjects of the exhibitsEnjoy ample time to explore the museum and have lunch before returning to your Crystal ship.