#9 - Alaska (Fairbanks, Anchorage, Denali National Park): If you'd like to escape a little more up north, fresh air and great hikes are waiting for you in Alaska. You can check out cruise, bus tour, and hotel options via AAA Arizona.
Here's a Smart Shopper "Instant Deal" we found and wanted to share with you.
As Valley temperatures heat up, it's time to think about escaping on an Alaskan cruise.
Travelzoo is advertising a 7-night cruise for just $349 per person on board the Norwegian Sun on June 10.
It's a savings of $330 per person compared with surrounding departure dates.
Additional sailings are also discounted -- including peak summer dates -- and include a $25 onboard per cabin credit to use on anything from cocktails to spa treatments.
The one-way sailings are between Whittier and Vancouver, British Columbia.
Click on cruise.com for more details on this deal.
Note: Taxes are an additional $156-$192 per person depending on departure date.
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