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6000 Glacier Spur Rd, Juneau, AK 99801, USA
Alaska holds a special place in my heart and mind. I had the opportunity to live there for 4 glorious months. This picture was my backyard. I'd recommend the East Glacier hike, TEMSCO Helicopter tour to the top, and white water rafting on the...
Haines Hwy, Haines, AK 99827, USA
About 80 kilometers (50 miles) long, the Chilkat River is known for being a birdwatcher’s paradise. The river is home to the Alaska Chilkat Bald Eagle Preserve where bald eagles flock to the riverbanks to feast on the salmon here. See bears, moose...
132 2nd Ave, Haines, AK 99827, USA
Enjoy breakfast at picnic tables outside this coffee shop that serves up burritos, croissants, cookies, empanadas, bagels and coffee cakes. Drink espresso and order a bagel with melted cheddar cheese or gluten-free granola with housemade honey and...
116 Main St Ste 0928 Ste 0928, Haines, AK 99827, USA
Grab a cup of joe or an espresso and one of the homemade pastries (cinnamon buns, sticky buns, croissants or muffins like cheddar, corn, maple or blueberry jalapeño). Open May to September, this coffee house is one of the few restaurants in Haines...
9401 Raspberry Rd, Anchorage, AK 99502, USA
The 18-kilometer Tony Knowles Coastal Trail is one of the state's most popular thanks to its scenic views. The trail begins in downtown Anchorage at the west end of Second Avenue and hugs the shoreline past Elderberry Park and Westchester Lagoon,...
29847 Seward Hwy, Seward, AK 99664, USA
Just outside Anchorage, the 5.4-million-acre Chugach National Forest is set in the mountains of the Kenai Peninsula and covers more land than some states. Because of its breadth and size, the federal park system has divided it into three main...
Park Rd, Denali National Park and Preserve, AK 99755, USA
One of the best ways to see Alaska is from a plane. The scenery is hard to beat with snowcapped mountain ranges so breathtaking that you may find your camera-hand tired from taking so many photographs. Start at Lake Hood and take a three-hour trip...
101 Billings St, Whittier, AK 99693, USA
This large body of water spans some 52,000 square kilometers with countless fjords and spectacular views of nearby mountains and glaciers. More than 150 glaciers can be found here, including some 17 tidal glaciers known for their huge ice chunks...
411 W 1st Ave, Anchorage, AK 99501, USA
This year-round train connects Anchorage and Fairbanks to other cities in Alaska and offers amazing scenery from the comfort of a reclining seat. One of the more popular routes is the Glacier Discovery Train which takes in Turnagain Arm’s...
229.7 Parks Hwy, Denali National Park and Preserve, AK 99755, USA
Get incredible views of Denali and this trail's namesake lakes on one of the best day hikes in the park. The southern trailhead is accessible at mile 231.3 on the Parks Highway, just north of the bridge across the Nenana River near the Lodge at...
112 Parks Hwy, Denali National Park and Preserve, AK 99755, USA
This scenic easy hike along the river is good for those on a tight schedule or families with young children. There's even a 0.8-kilometer wheelchair accessible stretch. The 3.2-kilometer (two-mile) loop begins at mile 15. Head upstream and across...
Parks Hwy, Denali National Park and Preserve, AK 99755, USA
One of the best ways to see Alaska—and its glaciers—is from the air. A tour in one of these prop planes can be expensive, but most who go agree it is a once-in-a-lifetime experience, with unforgettable perspectives and photo opportunities of...
There are no guarantees the northern lights will start dancing on the night you look skyward, but it's so worth taking the chance. One of the great rewards for hanging out in Alaska once the dark and cold settle over the state, the northern...
22228 Talkeetna Spur Rd, Talkeetna, AK 99676, USA
On every fisherman's bucket list, lies Alaska. Known for its whopping king salmon and varieties of trout, my father and I wanted to have this Alaskan experience first-hand. We boarded a charter with Phantom Tri-River Charters, put on our wader...
Whittier, AK 99693, USA
The drive from Anchorage to Whittier is stunning, and our vehicle was full of, “whoa, look at that!” and “what, are you kidding? this is amazing!!” Whittier, population 200, was basically buried in snow, and can only be reached when traveling...
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