Is an Alaska floatplane ride on your active boomer travel list? Alan and I have experienced a floatplane ride twice during our Alaska travels and hope there will be many more such adventures. The first was on an oh-so-misty day during a Regent Mariner cruise excursion that gave true meaning to the name Misty Fjords. Alan took the photo that you see in this post during our second floatplane adventure when we explored southeast Alaska with InnerSea Discoveries and American Safari Cruises. We had motored over from Safari Quest by skiff to the dock at Yes Bay Lodge. Here we met our Misty Fjords ride for something that most visitors will never experience—a bright sunny ride over Misty Fjords National Monument.
Have you flown in a floatplane over Misty Fjords? Was your ride misty or sunny? Post a comment to tell us about it. Alan and I doubt that we will ever again see such a sunny day in a part of Alaska that’s known for its moody, misty landscape.
This experience was provided by InnerSea Discoveries and American Safari Cruises.
Bio: At My Itchy Travel Feet, a Baby Boomer's guide to travel, Donna and Alan Hull promise to provide valuable information to help Baby Boomers plan their next adventure.
Donna, the writer, and Alan, the photographer, travel the world recording their experiences with words, photos and videos. Browse through items about international and domestic destinations. Read lodging and dining reviews. Discover new adventures, whether it’s a luxury cruise or a rough-and-tumble jeep experience. Learn trip planning strategies. Find out about new travel products. The couple may occasionally accept free lodging, food or products, but they make a point to disclose that in their posts.
Their goal: to inspire Boomers to get off the couch and go.