Alaska is the largest state of the U.S and is located in the northwest of the United States west coast. The state is surrounded by Major states. It borders the Canadian province of British Columbia and territory of Yukon to the east and southeast and has a marine border with Russia’s Chukotka Autonomous Okrug to the West.
Alaska tour is a dream destination for every people. The beautiful state is included the beautiful land and water sector. Basically Alaska tour is divided into two different parts of Alaska tour packages. One is Alaska Land Tour and another is Alaska Cruise Tour.
Here we will explain both the tour plan and the best places to visit in Alaska, the best things to do in Alaska.
Best Places to Visit during Alaska Tour
Denali National Park
Denali is located in the northern part of Alaska and situated at an altitude of 2010 feet above the sea level. The place is the highest peak area in northern America. The high mountain ranges included with a beautiful National park that is Denali National Park. The only 92 miles road is there and it runs through the Park. The park you can visit by shuttles and tour buses.
In the national park, you can visit many more attractive destinations like Polychrome Pass, The Stony Hill Overlook, Eielson visitor Centre, Kantishna townsite, and Wonder Lake. The park is offering to view a large number of animals like Grizzly bears, wolves, Dall sheep, caribou, moose, etc. The place is one of the must-visit places during the Alaska Tour.
Seward is situated on the southern coast of Alaska. The palace is located on Resurrection Bay of the golf Alaska. It is the southern terminus of the Alaska Railroad and the historic starting point of the original Iditarod Trail to Interior Alaska. On the East side of Seward is covered with snow-capped high mountains and In west side is 700 square miles of Ice land. The Ice land is known as a Harding Ice field.
Heaven is included with two major attractions, one is Kenai Fjords and another is National park. Seward is the gateway of the major Glacier Route to Vancouver. The best part of the Seward tour is the Kenai Fjords day cruise trip into Resurrection bay. During this tour, you can take views of tidewater glaciers and marine wildlife.
Besides the cruise trip, you can explore the beautiful land of Seward. Seward offers many major tourist attractions inland sections also like the Alaska SeaLife Centre, hiking at Exit Glacier, Sled dog, Zip-lining, and kennel tours. If you planning for Seward tour, then you should take a chance for Fishing. Fishing also a great part of your Seward tour, during Alaska tour.
Anchorage is the largest city and highest population in Alaska. More than half of the state population belongs to Anchorage city. The city is the Headquarter of the Alaska Railhead.
Most of the travelers pass through the city due to the huge population and humble roots. But the beautiful city offers many more unexplored attractions. The major attractions are Tony Knowles Coastal Trail, Chugach Mountains, Anchorage Museum, Alaska native heritage center. Here also you can found a trip to Glacier walks. Anchorage is also home to the largest floatplane base in the world. So, here you can fly and take a view of bears.
Talkeetna is a small town in Alaska. The town is situated near the tallest Denali Peak. The place is located at the confluence of three rivers, The Susitna, Talkeetna, and Chulitna. This is the base point of the Denali peak trek.
Talkeetna is the best location on the highway and railway to view the mountains. Talkeetna offers a fantastic flightseeing trip. In this trip, you can explore the eye-catching views of Denali mountain peak glacier by plane.
Besides the flightseeing trip, you can take a Jet Boat ride in Susitna River and also can go for Ziplining.
Fairbanks is a beautiful city in Alaska. It is the heart of Alaska. Before Fairbanks was a town, it was a trading post. The town is the main Gold mining area in Alaska.
Fairbank’s trip is incomplete without exploring the town unique past. The town offers some historic downtown trips along the trans-Alaska oil pipeline and the Museum.
The popular Gold Dredge tour goes deep into the world of Alaska Gold mining, while a riverboat cruise on a Chena sternwheeler highlights the life and culture of the area’s indigenous Athabascans. It is also the jumping-off point for adventures above the Arctic Circle. The place is one of the must-visit places during the Alaska Tour.
Girdwood is well known as a Glacier town in Alaska. The town is surrounded by snow-capped high mountains. You can take the Girdwood glacier view while traveling towards Seward from Anchorage by a small plane. It’s the beautiful valley and a must-visit destination of your Alaska tour.
The valley offers many more snow activities like Skiing, Snowmobiling, heli-skiing, snowshoeing, dog sledding, etc. The government operates a mountain tramway throughout the year, along with a number of hi-speed quads and other lifts in the winter to reach the place. The place is one of the must-visit places during the Alaska Tour.
Valdez is the most beautiful city in Alaska. It is located in the southern part of the state. It is the gateway for the Yukon Goldfield. The place offers many more attractions. It is a mix of tidewater glaciers, rainforest, majestic mountains, and wildlife on both land and sea.
The main attraction in Valdez is the Cruise tour. Valdez situated with five nearby glaciers is an excellent starting point for day cruises. Besides the glaciers themselves, this side of Prince William Sound actually has a lot more wildlife than the Whittier side. It also has extremely calm waters, which you can’t always count on from glacier cruises out of Seward.
Here you can enjoy water sports like rafting, kayaking, fishing, etc. In wintertime, the nearby mountain area gets 2-3 feet of snow and perfect for snowcat, hail-skiing, snowboarding, ice climbing, etc. The place is one of the must-visit places during the Alaska Tour.