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North America

A holiday to North America offers a land of diversity and the home of a vast wilderness of untamed forest, desert, tundra, volcanoes and lakes. It provides travellers with a range of experiences, from whale-watching in Baja California to scouting bears in the wild frontier of Alaska.

In the far north lies Alaska. Separated from the rest of the United States by Canada, it is an outdoor world, a wild frontier, and a land of many faces. Often so vast and roadless that many areas still remain inaccessible, an Alaskan cruise aboard a small ship with the freedom of a flexible itinerary and a shallow draft to access the quieter backwaters is the perfect way to unlock this little visited area.

Canada is an outdoor playground with gentle hikes to extreme winter sports – towering glaciers, emerald lakes, cosmopolitan cities, award-winning restaurants and incredible wildlife experiences mark the beginnings of what Canada has to offer. The Canadian Arctic also hosts some incredible voyages and wildlife encounters including whale-watching, polar bear walks and swimming with belugas.

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Booking a tailor-made trip gives you the flexibility to customise your journey, travelling when and where suits you. Browse our North America holiday ideas to start planning your next journey.

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Roxy was incredibly good at assessing what we wanted from our trip to Alaska, and advising us of exactly where to go and when.

Destination: Alaska
Travel Expert: Roxy

I could not have wished for a better and more efficient itinerary in terms of both the destinations we visited and how the timing coincided. Plus, the communication from Roxy was excellent throughout.

Destination: Canada
Travel Expert: Roxy

All the way through the process - from us explaining what we wanted through to the programme that Roxy created - everything was excellent. Roxy understood our requirements perfectly and created a trip that exactly fitted the bill.

Destination: USA
Travel Expert: Roxy

As always, Paul married his knowledge with our preferences which resulted in a superb trip.

Destination: Canada
Travel Expert: Paul

Not only is Steppes an excellent organisation, but the friendliness, great advice and superb attention to detail provided by Paul meant that we had a seamless booking experience and a wonderful trip to Canada.

Destination: Canada
Travel Expert: Paul

After years of dreaming about a trip like this, I entrusted the planning and logistics to Sue. What a seamless journey and the most memorable trip – I will never forget seeing a narwhal for the first time.

Destination: Canadian Arctic
Travel Expert: Sue

All I can say is “everything was perfect”.

Destination: Canadian Arctic
Travel Expert: Roxy

Everything went smoothly with minimum effort on our part. We really felt Roxy take all of the arrangements off our hands, making our trip so easy, allowing us to completely concentrate on enjoying the experience.

Destination: Alaska
Travel Expert: Roxy

Thoughts. Opinions. Experiences

Yosemite Valley, Yosemite National Park, California, USA
More Than a Walk in the Park: Six Must-Visit Parks in the USA
Vanessa Humphrey
Spread over more than 85 million acres of iconic landscapes that boast sandstone arches, mighty rivers and soaring mountains, enthusiastic ramblers…
Kodiak brown bear
“Hey Bear”: Kodiak Bear Viewing in Alaska
Justin Wateridge
The float plane roars and Keller eases back on the throttle. The immensity of the scenery below unfolds. Primordial nature. Wilderness.…
Arctic Watch Lodge, Canadian Arctic
Ice in their Veins: A Week at Arctic Watch Lodge
Sue Grimwood
I can’t think of any family more qualified than the Weber’s to guide me through the Canadian Arctic. Richard Weber, is…
Kayaking, British Columbia, Canada
British Columbia: My Favourite Place on Earth
Roxy Dukes
Flying over the west coast mountains I feel at home. I am heading back into the depths of British Columbia, my…
White Mountain National Forest, New Hampshire, New England, USA
Visiting New England: A Seasonal Guide
Jenn Evans
The vast region of New England in northeast USA, which boasts a land area that is nearly one-and-a-half times the size…
Whale fluke, Southeast Alaska, Frederick Sound
An Insider’s Guide to the Inside Passage
Steppes Travel
Gazing across the limpid, fathomless waters of Frederick Sound, one of the world’s richest feeding grounds for Humpback whales, these great…

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Our knowledge and expertise sets us apart. So too our curiosity. A curiosity of the world and of you, and your passions. It is this that drives us to create a journey that is really bespoke to you.

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