Many visitors to Alaska barely see beyond the shore, as passengers on large cruise ships that sail the scenic southeast coast.

Maybe this is the summer to extend that vision past the gangplank, and into the state’s interior.

Cleveland author Fran Golden has plenty of ideas to get you started. Golden, with co-author Midgi Moore, just published 100 Things to Do in Alaska Before You Die, a trove of ideas both unfamiliar and tried and true.