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NIU group plans Alaska and Yukon trip

Published: Saturday, Oct. 26, 2013 5:30 a.m. CDT

Holland America Line and Northern Illinois University Annuitants Association will offer “Alaska, Denali and the Yukon Territory” to discover the people, culture, history and landscapes of Alaska and the Yukon, on a summer solstice trip from June 7 through 21, 2014.

The group will ride the rails through Alaska’s rugged and majestic scenery, spending time in Anchorage and Fairbanks and exploring the beauty of Denali National Park for three days. After overnighting in Anchorage, the group will enjoy a three-night hotel stay in Denali National Park. They will visit Dawson City and learn about the city’s Gold Rush past. They will cruise through Glacier Bay National Park and visit Skagway and Ketchican before ending the trip in Vancouver.  

There is a free information session “Onstage Alaska” at 2 p.m. Sunday in the Barsema Alumni & Visitors Center.

For information and to RSVP, call Steven Johnson at Carder Travel at 815-756-1547.

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