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Alaskan adventure lodge, Within the Wild, is ideal for families seeking the ultimate adventure.

Within the Wild is an independent operator of remote adventure lodges surrounded by wilderness, deep in the backcountry of South central Alaska. Family owned by Carl and Kirsten Dixon since 1982, Within the Wild operates two full-service lodges—Winterlake Lodge at the entrance to the Alaska Range, and 2022 James Beard Awards finalist for Outstanding Hospitality, Tutka Bay Lodge at the edge of Kachemak Bay State Park—treating travelers throughout the year to relaxation, wellness, culinary experiences, and adventure.

Within The Wild lodges offer a wide range of Alaskan adventure activities for families to experience together throughout the winter and summer season. Spring and summertime opportunities for all ages and abilities include bear viewing, sea kayaking, dockside fishing, inter-tide pooling, guided naturalist walks, backcountry hiking, bird watching, fat-tire biking, natural history tours, assorted helicopter-accessible adventures such as river rafting, glacier trekking, and the sled dog camp for the mushers of Winterlake Lodge.

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