Get Up Close and Personal with Glaciers

Sadly, Glacier National Park’s namesake glaciers are expected to melt away completely within the next 8-18 years. Check out these six must-see glaciers up close while you still can.

Alaskan Wilderness: Tracy Arm, Fords Terror, and Vicinity

Located 50 miles southeast of Juneau, the 653,000-acre Tracy Arm–Fords Terror Wilderness contains country that rivals Glacier Bay National Park but costs half as much to reach. With massive glaciers and lots of wildlife, including harbor seals, killer whales, mountain goats, and black bears, there’s a lot to experience in this wild part of Alaska.