15 most beautiful places in Alaska
Alaska is one of the most amazing places on Earth. Primordial nature attracts many tourists every year. Look at the 15 most beautiful places in Alaska.
National Park and Preserve Denali
covers six million acres in Alaska, the park is crowned by the highest peak in North America (Denali Peak, 6910 m).
The National Park Glacier Bay
Alaska is famous for its inland water cruises. Here tourists can see during a trip on a boat like the majestic Glacier Margerie separate hundred-ton icebergs, while orcas, sea lions, seals and other marine animals frolic in the crystal clear waters around it.
With a length of 1387 kilometers and stretching from Delta Junction, southeast of Fairbanks, and to Dawson Creek in British Columbia, Canada, Alaska Highway (also known as alkanes) it is one of the most scenic highways in the world. Built during the Second World War, this well-maintained road runs through some truly spectacular scenery.
Katmai National Park
If you've seen one of those photos where the brown bear (grizzly) sitting on the edge of a waterfall catches salmon in the air, it is likely that it was taken in Katmai National Park waterfall at Brooks Falls.
The Arctic Coast
Alaska known as the "last frontier". Here, in the vast tundra, Alaska Natives live side-by-side with one of the largest predators in the world: the polar bear. Inupiaq village of Kaktovik in, located on an island close to the mainland - one of the best places to see these huge mammals that flock here in large numbers in the summer, while they wait for the Beaufort Sea.
Ketchikan is known as the Salmon Capital of the World, but the southern city in Alaska, too, is in itself a tourist attraction. Based on the lush, wooded slopes, picturesque Ketchikan Revillagigedo Island hugs the coast for 50 kilometers.
National Wildlife Refuge Kodiak
The lush, green hills and mountains - Kodiak give his nickname, "The Emerald Isle" is quite enough. National Wildlife Refuge Kodiak offers an unprecedented opportunity to watch brown bears, foxes and sea lions.
Kenai Fjords National Park
Idyllic Kenai Peninsula is the "Playground of Alaska" and its main attraction - National Park Kenai Fords- this icy wonderland, which is popular with tourists, canoeists and nature lovers.
Coldfoot City - one of the most northern stop on the Dalton Highway. This is a wonderful place where you can marvel at the phenomenon of the Northern Lights.
National Park and Preserve Gates of the Arctic
Intermittent wild rivers and ice carved the valley, the National Park, some call unspoilt Switzerland. A refuge for many animals, including 145 species of birds, the park was named after two dramatic mountains that flank the river Koyyukuk, forming something like a gateway to pass.
National Park and Preserve Wrangell-St Elias
National Park and Preserve Wrangell and St. Elias big enough. It is not only the largest in the United States National Park, but it is one of the largest protected wilderness areas in the world. Clinging to the Canadian border, the park consists of nine of the highest mountains on the continent.
On is next to the shores of Russia, barren, windswept Aleutian Islands are 27 of the 46 most active volcanoes in the Americas. The pearl of the archipelago is the Eastern District, where intrepid travelers will be rewarded with wild landscapes, steaming volcanic craters, and a variety of birds and marine life.
After rising on the eastern outskirts of Anchorage, you can see the stunning mountains of the Chugach. They do not just provide a beautiful backdrop for the city, but also act as the most accessible nature reserve in Alaska. There is a lot of hiking and biking trails, 1, 5-kilometer-long hiking trail.
On the Chilkoot Trail
One of the main transportation routes during the Klondike Gold Rush, this was a 33 kilometer hiking trail that connects the village of Daya, near the picturesque Southeast cruise port of Skagway with Bennett in British Columbia, Canada. But the Chilkoot Trail is not only famous for its historical relics, but also beautiful landscapes.
One of the most beautiful and sunniest places in the water travel Alaska - this quaint town. Every autumn, thousands of bald eagles congregate to feast on spawning salmon. There are so many that they are inspired to organize the Festival of bald eagles in Alaska, which is held here every year in November.