An Alaskan adventure
Locals enjoy sights, scenery during recent Alaskan cruise
Fred and Sandra Smith recently returned from their 14th Land & Cruise Tour of Alaska, “The Last Great Frontier.”
The Smith’s who own Adventures Unlimited Travel served as guides and trip advisors to 84 other folks during the 12-day excursion. The group of 86 departed Hartselle on July 21 and returned on August 1.
The group enjoyed a motor coach tour of Denali National Park which included seeing moose, black and grizzly bears. They also toured Anchorage, Alaska’s largest city, and Seward during the land tour part of the trip.
The cruise segment of the adventure departed from Seward and cruised the Hubbard Glacier, sailed into Juneau where whale-watching tours were available. Skagway was the next port of call and a tour of the Yukon was available or bus or bus and rail.
The cruise also stopped in Icy Strait Point and Ketchikan and cruised the Inside Passage before arriving in Vancouver, British Columbia. The group flew out of Seattle on their return trip back to Hartselle.
The traveling group included Dana and Emily Amberson, Martha Dunlap, Murrell and Debbie Frazier, Mike and Lanett Garnett, Jerry and Freda Junkins, Charles and Pat Lott, Mary Dayton Morrow, Fred and Sandra Smith, Beck Wallace, Bob and Bobbie Wesson, Jack and June Bailey, Richard and Dena Nagel, all of Hartselle; Steve and Jackie Lindsey and Johnny and Rita Wilson, all of Danville; Danny and Janice Rollins and Scotty and Shannon Stinson, all of Somerville; Bill and Marcia Bagby, Linda Davidson, Susan Emmons and David and Linda Lawson, all of Decatur; Gary and Linda Collins and Bruce and Cynthia Kimbrell, all of Trinity; Gary and Ann Hargrove and Kenneth and Ruth Hogan, all of Ardmore; Gerald and Beverly Bentley, Jerreld and Kathy Blankenship, Randy and Debbie Bowerman, Robert Burton, Pam Cross, Roger and Barbara Dutton, Clinton and Barbara Hardin, Dewayne and Donna Key, Tim and Melba McWhorter, Art and Debbie Moss, Mac and Rhonda Rushing, Don and Jan Smith, Gary and Faye Steadman, George and Linda Terry and Sharron Whitlow, all of Moulton; Kevin and Cathy Brown of Attalla; Jenny and Mike Cunningham of Tulsa, Okla.; Frank and Joy Parker of Gardendale; Royce and Rose Parker of Addison; Dwight and Amy Sexton of Fayettville, Tenn.; Donald and Rhonda Smith of Union Grove; Carolyn Robinson of Athens; Jack and Frances Spillers of Mt. Hope; and John Tucker of Elkmont.