Author: Dara Brewton

Alaska’s capital, Juneau, is the sole state capital that is inaccessible by roads. Don’t let this discourage you from exploring this town full of amazing views. Traveling to this city is worth the effort. I spent a long weekend in Juneau, and it was four days packed with fun! So in this article I’ll take you through the best 20 things to do in Juneau, curated to give you an exceptional and unique experience. From exploring the Mendenhall Glacier to paddling with whales, this comprehensive guide has something for everyone. Whether you’re a first-time visitor or a returning local, come…

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The northern city of Chiang Mai is probably one of Thailand’s most popular destinations among digital nomads. The love people have for this city is definitely understandable! It only took me a day to fall in love with its rich culture, friendly people, and delicious cuisine — not to mention the super affordable cost of living! Chiang Mai’s charm has drawn people from all over the world, which has led to an explosion of coworking spaces. While it is easy enough to find a cafe with great WiFi to work from (seriously, you’ll find one every few feet!), some outstanding…

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Accounting for two-thirds of America’s national parklands, Alaska offers nature’s beauty in her truest form. Since I spent a good portion of my childhood living in The Last Frontier, I can attest to the impressiveness of the views, wildlife, and the hiking trails! The Alaskan forests call to the adventurous spirit in all of us. It doesn’t matter if you are a total newbie or an experienced hiker; Alaska offers hiking trails with enjoyable exercise, adventure, and the ecstasy of the great outdoors. Breathe the fresh air, listen to the wildlife, and have the off-grid experience of a lifetime. Keep…

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There are so many destinations when it comes to Alaskan travel, but one that seems to be at the top of many people’s lists is Anchorage. As the state’s largest city, it really has a lot to offer including outdoor activities, wildlife viewings, and cultural destinations. On my last trip to Anchorage, I spent an entire month and still didn’t do everything there was to do! This list of the best things to do in Anchorage is a great starting point, especially for your first trip to the Last Frontier. You will get to experience Native art, the beauty of…

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Alaska is known for its natural beauty. With so much of the state untouched and untamed, it is no surprise that Alaska’s trails, beaches, and waterfalls appeal to the adventurous spirit. Despite the endless outdoor options, nothing can quite compare to viewing a glacier in Alaska up close! I will never forget my first glimpse at that icy blue-ness on a helicopter tour. Standing in the shimmering glory of a glacier brings joy and awe. Glacier viewing will definitively be an excellent highlight for your Alaskan trip. Get active, rejuvenate yourself, and set out on your glacier hunting journey. Keep…

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Seward, situated on the Kenai Peninsula south of Anchorage, is a popular tourist destination. While most people tend to budget one or two days in Seward on their first Alaska trip, there is cause to stay a little longer if you have the time. The quaint small town has a lot to offer! Plus, there are a plethora of day trips you can enjoy in the Seward area. Whether you want to drive into town, take the Alaska Railroad, or choose to add Seward to the end of your Alaska cruise, you won’t be disappointed! Over the years, Seward has…

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Are you looking to see the Northern Lights during your stay in Alaska? If so, you’re in for a treat! Seeing the northern lights is probably the most spectacular moments you’ll experience while in the Last Frontier, and it’s one the top reasons people go to Alaska. But it can be difficult to catch a glimpse of them. There are many places in Alaska that offer prime viewing for the Northern Lights, but picking the best spot can be difficult. Many factors such as weather, time of year, and light pollution can influence where the best viewing spot will be.…

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Alaska is one of the wildest states, but it has a rich and vibrant past. This far north state, known as The Last Frontier, is full of things to do and sights to see. Although all of the states have a history that is interesting and unique, Alaska’s landmarks are among the most notable. They offer such rare beauty and lush history, from churches to glaciers to trails and mountains. As someone who has visited a few different areas in the state, I can promise that you will be swept away by the beauty and enthralled by the history no…

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Why you should visit Alaska? Alaska is famous for many things. Alaska is a land of extremes. It is the northernmost, westernmost, and easternmost state in the United States and has more coastline than all the other states combined. When you think of yourself enjoying a vacation, Alaska may not be the first destination to come to mind. However, I wholeheartedly believe that it should be! With the possibility of up-close encounters with the wildlife, the absolutely breathtaking landscapes, and the endless list of activities to keep you entertained, Alaska should hold a place at the top of your travel…

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As a local, I know a thing or two about the best locations where to stay in Homer. So, here is my selection of the best hotels in Homer. I included various options from luxury hotels to budget picks, carefully curated and organized in this article – all have great reviews of course. If you’re in a hurry, here are my top recommended hotels in Homer: ❤️ Best overall hotel in Homer: Homer Inn & Spa🗺️ Breathtaking Views and Location: Alaska Adventure Cabins👛 Best on-a-budget hotel: Best Western Bidarka Inn Featured on the Discovery Channel, Homer exudes small-town charm. It…

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If you’re in a hurry, here are my top recommended hotels in Fairbanks: ❤️ Best overall hotel in Fairbanks: Best Western Plus Chena River Lodge🗺️ Great Location: Westmark Fairbanks Hotel👛 Best on-a-budget hotel: Sven’s Basecamp Hostel You’ve got Fairbanks, Alaska on your radar, and you are trying to plan your next Alaskan adventure — question number one is likely, “where to stay in Fairbanks?” Luckily, the city has a plethora of options when it comes to accommodations, including hotels, inns, and hostels. We’ve compiled a list of the top hotels in the area, complete with all the information you’ll need…

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A cruise to Alaska with children and teens is a once-in-a-lifetime family experience. The Alaskan views are breathtaking, with vast swathes of wilderness, towering snow-capped mountains, and crystalline glaciers thunderously pouring ice into the sea. All of the new experiences create an excellent opportunity for family bonding. Even the most hard-to-please teen will be charmed by shore excursions such as dog sledding or sea kayaking! The Last Frontier is bound to be a vacation your family will never forget! So without further ado, here are the 15 best Alaska cruises for families that you can find! Let’s get started Best…

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A cruise is an excellent way to visit the Last Frontier. As a retired person, you probably have more time on your hands to travel and experience the world at a more leisurely pace than you did during your working years. Hopping on a cruise in Alaska and exploring the frozen north can be exciting whether you are headed out alone, with a spouse, or with a group of friends. You can pack your camera and snap photos of the mountains towering over the ship. If you’re lucky, you may even catch a shot of some of the spectacular wildlife…

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I love Alaska and having lived there a good chunk of my life, I have experienced most of what it has to offer. When most tourists go to Alaska, they only visit Anchorage and its surrounding areas. They eat some salmon, buy a small totem as a souvenir, and get back home. But Alaska is so much more than that. It’s a (very) large land full of adventures, history, and incredible landscapes that will get you as close to nature as you can get. In fact, the name Alaska comes from the Aleut word “Alyeska,” which means The Great Land.…

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Alaska is the biggest state in the U.S. – bigger than Montana, California, and Texas combined. However, as large as it is, it is also one of the least populated states ranking at 48 in the number of residents, only Vermont and Wyoming have smaller populations. With Alaska being as large as it is in area, it is no surprise that it is the least densely populated state with just 1.2 people per square mile. Many people don’t know just how remote the state can be. While I have personally spent most of my time in Alaska in the more…

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The Land of the Midnight Sun is famous for its stunning nature. Not only do these natural wonders define the city, but Fairbanks is also the doorway to discovering the beautiful remote-country of Alaska. Travel to Fairbanks to get first-hand experience of the rich Native Alaskan heritage. The town provides endless opportunities for authentic Alaskan activities, cultural exploration, and Santa! 1. Travel Like an Alaskan If you haven’t tried dogsledding, then Fairbanks is the best place to do so. Hop aboard a dogsled to be towed five miles of snowy trails by spirited dogs. You can also dog sled without…

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The city of Homer earned the nickname “end of the road” because it is situated at the southernmost part of the Alaskan Highway System. The beautiful city overlooking the Kenai Mountains and Kachemak Bay is often described as the “cosmic hamlet by the sea” for the eclectic vibe it fosters. You will find museums, art galleries, fine dining and seaside accommodations, beaches, shops, wildlife exhibits, and the famous Homer Spit—a geological phenomenon jutting into the stunning deep blue bay, the second-longest in the world. The climate in Homer is exceptionally mild as it is protected from the freezing northern cold…

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Alaska cruises are something that everyone should do at least once in their lives — even if you aren’t an avid cruiser! You’ll be enthralled by the jagged coasts, towering mountains, and icy blue glaciers sailing past your stateroom window. In fact, you’ll probably be afraid to look away because you won’t want to miss the opportunity to enjoy the rugged vistas or catch a glimpse of the local wildlife. It isn’t unusual for bald eagles to go sailing by or whales to breach the waters when you are cruising in the Last Frontier. So in this article, I compiled…

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The city of Kodiak is found on the island bearing the same name, located off Alaska’s southernmost coast. Kodiak National Wildlife Refuge covers two-thirds of the island’s 3,670 square miles, safeguarding the island’s wildlife for generations to come. Alaska’s Emerald Isle is recognized for its lush green forests, excellent fishing, and its signature animal, the Kodiak Bear. Its history is also fascinating, especially for those World War II buffs. I was fortunate enough to call Kodiak home for five years of my childhood, and I am happy to share some of the best things to do on your visit! 1.…

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More popularly known as Alaska’s playground, Kenai can be reached via a three-hour drive or a 30-minute flight from Anchorage. You are sure to be in awe of the famed River Kenai, the majestic mountains, the salmon fish and beluga whales, and the beautiful architecture. Kenai, the Heart of the Kenai Peninsula, has a prolific history of both Russian and native culture. If you are short on time, here is a list of the eighteen best things to do in Kenai to highlight your trip: 1. Get More Information to Plan Your Days The Kenai Chamber of Commerce and Visitors’…

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When people plan their Alaska travel itinerary, they often stick to the bigger cities like Anchorage or Fairbanks, but if you really want to get into the beauty of the Last Frontier, you need to venture out into some of the smaller communities. Picturesque small towns are overflowing with vibrance and the true Alaskan spirit. You’ll find one such, Kasilof, located south of Soldotna on the Kenai Peninsula. With a population hovering around 550, Kasilof is a tiny jewel full of charming people and stunning Alaskan views, and it makes the perfect stopover on the way to Homer. 1. Visit…

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The majority of tourists come to Alaska in the summer to take advantage of the convenience of the cruise packages. Understandably, traveling to Alaska without the luxury of a cruise ship might be a little nerve-wracking, especially when dealing with snow and ice. Visiting Alaska in the winter, however, can be one of the most gratifying journeys you will ever have. Alaska offers Northern Lights tours, snowy scenery, world-class skiing, and all of your favorite winter sports and is easily comparable to Finland or Norway. There are even some fantastic local tour companies that can assist you in planning and…

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If you’re looking for the best things to do in Soldotna, look no further! I’ve handpicked the best activities the city has to offer, so you can make the most of your vacation. Whether you’re an adventurer, a history buff, or a foodie, there’s something for everyone in this charming city. With the Kenai River as the star of the show, Soldotna is the perfect destination for your next getaway. Let’s explore all that Soldotna has to offer! 1. Learn Some Peninsula History The Homestead Museum is a historical log village, and its most notable attraction is The Slikok School.…

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You may not know it, but farmers in the Last Frontier are known to grow vegetables of impressive size. Crops in a wide range of varieties can grow in the state, including potatoes, turnips, pumpkins, apples, and even hydroponic greens! With a surplus of veggies being grown in Alaska, farmers often sell their wares at local farmer’s markets. Some are open seasonally, and others — indoor markets — are open year-round. 1. Anchorage Farmers Market The Anchorage Farmers Market is the only non-profit and farmer-directed market in the city. Their goal is to provide for the health of the community…

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Alaska in the Fall can be an incredible experience, and you can have unique experiences while also doing traditional Fall activities like pumpkin picking. While there are only a handful of pumpkin patches to choose from, they are still solid options. You’ll be able to pick your pumpkin surrounded by Alaska’s majestic vistas. You can spend a few hours choosing the perfect gourd for carving or baking and then enjoy the other various activities offered at the patches. You may be able to tack on a corn maze, hayride, or some craft time when you visit! 1. Ann’s Greenhouse —…

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The numerous museums and historical attractions in the Last Frontier provide you with a look into Alaska’s rich cultural history. While the state’s scenery will undoubtedly captivate you, visiting its museums will reveal millennia of history and provide you with a better understanding of the Alaskan way of life. Whether you are visiting the urban areas or the small towns, you should be able to find at least one or two museums to pique your interest. I have been fortunate enough to visit Alaskan museums and cultural areas in Sitka, Kodiak, Ketchikan, and Anchorage. All have their own unique styles…

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Are you looking for a vacation that is both exciting and beautiful? If so, then Alaska in the fall is the perfect destination for you! This time of year, the state is alive with color as the leaves change and the skies grow darker, things become more relaxed than during the peak of summer cruise ship season, and the locals will be out enjoying the last bit of sunshine before the snow falls. During the autumn, Alaska is wild, scenic, and fascinating no matter what area of the state you visit. Plus, there are plenty of things to do, from…

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Salmon. Crab. Halibut. These are just a few of the reasons why seafood lovers flock to Alaska. As a seafood lover myself, I can attest to the deliciousness of Alaska seafood. The state’s 34,000-mile coastline provides an abundance of fresh, wild-caught seafood. And because finfish farming is prohibited in Alaska, you can be sure that the seafood you’re eating is pure and unadulterated. But it’s not just about quantity. Alaska seafood is also renowned for its excellent flavor and texture. I should know – I grew up in Alaska! Living in Alaska as a kid definitely made me a picky…

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Although Alaskans are known for their rugged strength, they enjoy being pampered just as much as anyone! Alaska’s spas cater to both visitors and residents, offering massages, scrubs, and everything in between. People visit Alaska in droves each year, and day spas and spa resorts offer a sense of calm and tranquility in between the days spent wildlife viewing and traversing glaciers. Residents and visitors to Alaska like having the option of getting a spa treatment while surrounded by crisp mountain air and spectacular scenery. Picture yourself unwinding in one of the world’s few untouched wilderness locations. The Spa at…

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Any Alaskan will tell you that the long, dark winter in the Last Frontier is a great time to catch up on some reading. Sitting by a fire or snuggled under a blanket with a good book is one of the best ways to fill the long, long nights. Even if you don’t plan on spending the winter months in Alaska, you can still enjoy one of the many bookstores around the state. You can snag the newest bestseller, browse books on Native cultures, or find an adorable Alaskan animal picture book to take home to the little ones in…

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A recent vacationers’ favorite spot is Seward, Alaska, where the mountains meet the water. With its breathtaking glaciers, snow-capped mountains, stunning landscapes, charming coffee shops, and seafood eateries it’s no wonder people are flocking here. However, with so many people tourisming in this area, vacancy rates for hotels are through the roof! Many Seward first-timers don’t know which hotel to pick and end up picking one at random. To help you out, we’ve put together a list of the best hotels in Seward so that you can make an informed decision on where to stay during your travels. Whether you’re…

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Nestled between Wasilla Lake and Lake Lucille, the city of Wasilla began as an intersection between the Old Carle Wagon Road and the Alaska Railroad. Now, it has grown into a flourishing agricultural town. It is the sixth-largest city in Alaska and is a vibrant area with plenty of things to see and do — yet still retains a small-town feel. If you are visiting Anchorage, you can tack Wasilla onto your trip with ease as it is less than an hour’s drive. So, if you’re looking for things to do in Wasilla, Alaska, you’ve come to the right place!…

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For most people, shopping makes its way onto the travel itinerary list. From a little memento to remember your visit to accessories that you may find yourself using in your everyday life, the possibilities for travel souvenirs are endless. Alaska is definitely a place where you will want to buy a little something to take home. And while many great products are sold online, there is just something about picking the items up while you are visiting an area that makes them more special! If you want an idea of what is on offer in the Last Frontier, then you’re…

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When it comes to planning a romantic cruise, Alaska may not be the first place that comes to mind. However, the Last Frontier has so much to offer; it should definitely be considered when looking at a cruise to take as a couple! You can find ships offering fine dining experiences, cultural programs, and stunning glacier views. Here are 10 Alaskan cruises that are great for couples. 1. Oceania An Alaskan cruise with Oceania means luxurious cabins, intimate ships (just 342 staterooms!), and boutique shore excursions. Cruisers love the way Oceania staff remember personal preferences making everyone feel right at…

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Centrally located in Alaska’s interior, Fairbanks puts visitors in a prime spot for exploring. Whether you want to see spectacular mountains, wild forests, or glistening lakes, you can reach them easily from Fairbanks! Tourists come for a glimpse of the Northern Lights, to venture into the Arctic Circle, or even to enjoy fishing from the banks of the Chatanika River. There are so many things to do in and around Fairbanks, that you’ll want to stay awhile. Let’s start exploring! 1. Aurora Viewing Set off on an aurora-chasing expedition! You’ll get away from the city’s light pollution on your quest…

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When you think of island-hopping, it is probably Greece or the Caribbean that comes to mind. However, you can absolutely go island hopping in the Last Frontier — you just need to pack warmer clothes! Alaska’s islands are some of the world’s most pristine landscapes, and they offer a challenging but stunning playground for daring visitors. Visitors to these islands will enjoy sandy beaches, breathtaking landscapes, volcanic structures, and many outdoor activities. 1. Kodiak Kodiak Island — Alaska’s largest island and the second-largest island in the country — has a total area of 3,670 square miles and a length of…

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Homer is one of Alaska’s most beautiful beach communities. Located at the tip of the Kenai Peninsula on the beautiful Kachemak Bay, it is a place worth devoting a few days of your Alaskan vacation as you’ll be surrounded by ocean, glaciers, volcanoes, and high peaks. With fewer than 6,000 residents, this small town provides a plethora of sights and activities to keep you entertained and delighted. If you have a few extra days to spare while visiting Homer, you may want to venture outside the town limits and partake in one of these day trips: 1. Visit Seldovia Seldovia…

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Anchorage, Alaska’s largest city, is a popular tourist destination due to its breathtaking natural scenery and cultural monuments. It also makes a great “hub” for other Alaskan adventures, so many visitors to the Last Frontier find themselves perusing the city’s lodging options. With so much to offer, it’s no surprise that Anchorage is also home to a number of great hotels. You can find accommodations with beach or mountain views, fabulous suites large enough for families, hotels with spectacular spa treatments, and accommodations with wonderful culinary delights. No matter your needs or budget, Anchorage has an ideal spot for you.…

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Being on vacation is often a time of indulgence, and what better what to indulge than with a tasty baked treat? Alaska definitely has its fair share of bakeries dotting the vast landscapes of the state. Whether you are spending a few weeks in Anchorage or visiting one of the smaller towns like Sitka, you’ll find an excellent bake shop to meet your sugary needs. Sample Alaskan Sourdough, New York style bagels, or Filipino favorites — all are sure to make your day! Here are the 10 best bakeries in Alaska! 1. The Bake Shop – Girdwood The Bake Shop…

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If you’re looking for an authentic Mexican food experience while in Alaska, you won’t be disappointed. With plenty of delicious options to choose from, you’re sure to find something to your taste. So come on in and enjoy the flavor of Mexico in the Last Frontier. Because Alaska is so far from the Mexican border, finding that perfect go-to spot for tacos and enchiladas may prove difficult. Don’t despair! There are plenty of places in Alaska to get your Mexican fix. While in the larger cities, you’ll have more options, that doesn’t mean the smaller towns don’t have offerings as…

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Alaska may be the country’s second-youngest state, but that doesn’t mean it lacks history. Many early Alaskan inhabitants made their own furniture and other household things, making a trip to an antique store in the Last Frontier an enjoyable adventure in Last Frontier memorabilia. Alaska seems to have a sweet spot when it comes to fine antiques, from vintage apparel and jewelry to rare collectibles and refurbished furniture. If interesting knick-knacks and rustic throwbacks are your things, this list of the 12 best antique stores in Alaska is for you! 1. Urban Eskimo The leading retailer of Pendleton Native American…

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Although Alaska is commonly thought of as a cold and snowy place, there are actually many different types of berries that grow in the state. If you’re looking for a fun summer adventure with the kids or even want to go on a romantic outing, berry picking is the perfect activity. In this article, you’ll find the best places to get your hands on some delicious berries. Berry picking is an activity that many people enjoy while out hiking or strolling through the woods and meadows while they are in Alaska. Plus, it gives you a built-in snack for your…

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Juneau is unsurprisingly a popular tourist destination given its location and natural beauty. The city itself is the only American capital city that can’t be reached by car! Nestled between mountains and the ocean, Juneau provides ample opportunity for outdoor activities like hiking, biking, and boating. While there are plenty of things to do in Juneau, there are also many fantastic day trips that can be taken from the city. From Mendenhall glacier to the tiny town of Tenakee Springs, whether you’re looking for an adventurous hike or a relaxing soak in a hot spring, there’s something for everyone. Here…

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Aside from the glaciers, forests, and mountains in the state known as “The Last Frontier,” there is also a plethora of wildlife you may never encounter in any other state in the US. According to the Alaska Department of Fish and Game, nearly 1,100 vertebrate species inhabit the expansive Alaskan terrain. And while there is no exact count, thousands of invertebrates make Alaska their home as well. This state has such a rich and diverse mix of wildlife, from tundra animals to endangered species. A typical cruise or road trip could involve encounters with eagles flying over glaciers, whales swimming…

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Alaska, known as The Last Frontier, is packed with treats for adventurous souls. Its natural beauty calls to those who enjoy the great outdoors and wildlife. Plus, there are a ton of things to see and do in Alaska’s forests, like hiking and camping. However, the little towns often hold charming secrets and rich history, telling the story of the Alaskan Natives, the gold rush, and those other brave souls who made the Alaskan wilderness their homes! I’ve been lucky enough to live in one of the following small towns and visit a few of the others! If Alaska beckons…

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Visiting Alaska means nature, wildlife, and views! The Last Frontier boasts rich forests, exquisite mountain views, and an abundance of lakes — not to mention miles and miles of shoreline with magnificent beaches! Alaska was the first place that I saw a black sand beach, and I thought it was the coolest thing ever when I was a kid! From gravel to sandy, on the coast of the sea to surrounding a lake, Alaska has stunning beaches which are great for adventure, education, or just relaxation.  Whether you are going alone or with your family, Alaska beaches are a sight…

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The State of Alaska, America’s last frontier, is a popular tourist destination. It is also a wonderful but often overlooked place to live. It is breathtaking with its rugged beauty and adventurous spirit. Alaska residents (and former residents like myself!) will be the first to tell you that Alaska’s beauty and abundance of wildlife make the winters worth it. Do you need a little convincing? Well, here are 10 reasons to move to Alaska. Let’s get started! 1. Alaska Actually Pays You to Live There Yes, seriously! Alaska pays residents each year. They receive money from Alaska yearly via its…

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When you think of Alaska, the first image that comes to mind is verdant forests, vibrant wildlife, icy glaciers, and (of course!) snow. This is especially true for tourists who may only know Alaska from the decks of a cruise ship. While the description is apt, the one thing often forgotten is that Alaska has many hot springs! I suggest when you plan an adventurous vacation to Alaska, you include hiking, camping, sailing, fishing, kayaking, and HOT SPRINGS! This way you can enjoy all of the activities The Last Frontier has to offer! So in this article, I listed the…

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Alaska is full of stunning views, outdoor adventure, and wildlife experiences, but sometimes a family vacation calls for a day at a theme park. While it may not be the first state that you think of when it comes to amusement parks, Alaska does have a few adventures to offer! Whether you want to ride water slides, swing through the trees, or experience a little bit of quirkiness, you’ll find a spot to enjoy in The Last Frontier. So without further ado, here are the best amusement parks in Alaska. Enjoy! 1. H2Oasis Indoor Waterpark The H2Oasis Indoor Waterpark in…

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There aren’t too many natural phenomena that can wow like an ice cave, and there are several to explore in the Last Frontier. Geologists use the name “ice cave” to describe two different formations:  The first is a bedrock cave that ices over due to freezing underground water vapor. The ice turns into blue sheets turning a rock cave into something out of Disney’s Frozen. The other type of ice cave is formed when water melts out a passageway inside a glacier. Alaska’s ice caves fall under this category, and they are spectacular to behold.  Please note that glaciers and…

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Alaska is one of the world’s last truly wild places. It can be a harsh land with inhospitable weather, but it also offers infinite space, spectacular vistas, towering peaks, and big glaciers. The various Alaska reserves and national parks safeguard more than 60% of its immense wilderness. Due to Alaska’s size, its 60% accounts for more than half of the total area of all National Parklands in the US. Despite the harsh winter environment, Alaska’s wilderness is home to a diverse range of animals, including brown bears, wolves, caribou, and musk oxen. Visits to the Last Frontier will also give…

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It’s difficult not to be awestruck by Alaska’s majestic summits. The Alaska Range, which includes the state’s five largest mountains, offers breathtaking views and one-of-a-kind natural formations. But these five are hardly the only towering giants in the state. If you are an experienced climber with a taste for adventure, or if you just want to take beautiful photos, then heading to the Last Frontier on your next mountaineering expedition should be just the thing! Below are the top 10 highest mountains in Alaska! 10 Tallest Mountains in Alaska 1. Denali Denali means ‘the tall one’ in the native Koyukon…

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Fresh air, a relaxing walk, and the tranquil sounds of rushing waterfalls. Sounds like a beautiful experience, doesn’t it? Alaska is home to more than 43 breathtaking waterfalls and peaceful hiking trails, great for the family or professional hikers. If you plan to make your trip to Alaska with family, many of these waterfalls are perfect as they do not require long hikes, and trails are well maintained and safe. Some of them are even great for dogs! On the flip side, professional hikers may find a moderately challenging experience with a few other waterfall trails, especially if you move…

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