My family (wife, mom, dad, mother-in-law, father-in-law, and 6 month old to be born this winter) are looking to go to Alaska in late July and early August of 2008. We may have a sister-in-law and a grandma that could join us as well. I'm thinking with such a large group we're looking at going by boat, rail, and/or tour bus. Mainly just looking for an overall Alaska experience. Looking at 1-2 weeks depending on how departure dates can be arranged (can take 1 week each in July and August). Please offer any suggestions on where to go, what to do, how to go, and ways to save money.