Travel to Where the Wild Things are on a Vacation to Alaska
If there’s one place in the world where you can still hear the call of the wild loud and clear, it’s Alaska. A vacation in Alaska is an escape into a vast world of untouched natural beauty. The largely subarctic climate of this state awakens your sense of adventure: imagine yourself a gold prospector, a musher, an intrepid explorer of a primeval landscape. Take a trip with us across a dizzying array of lakes, mountains and glaciers, within the cozy comfort of a well-guided and secure tour.
Denali National Park is perhaps one of the most intense ways to experience the variability of this region. Serene taiga forests give way to sparse shrubs, and eventually open out into a white world of glaciers, snow and jagged peaks. Denali, the highest mountain in North America, towers over the park. A part of Denali is still held within an icy grip of permafrost, which makes for wonderful oddities like the Drunken Forest, where teetering trees weave their roots between frozen and thawed ground.
If the moving landscape of glaciers gives you goosebumps, then you’ll definitely feel the pull of Prince William Sound, where 150 glaciers form part of a unique ecosystem. Black bears and grizzlies stalk the Chugach National Forest, but it’s the marine life that will capture your heart. Seals, sea lions, transient whale pods – the most lively, playful swimmers visit these waters, and seeing them in the wild is an experience you’ll never forget.
If you’re looking for adventure, you can take a mad dash across the snow on a dog-sled, pan for gold in a rushing creek, get a closer look at remote peaks on a flight tour, or go fishing in bountiful waters. Learn about the Athabascans, Aleuts and other indigenous groups at the Alaska Native Heritage Center in Anchorage, where almost half the population of the state is clustered.
The connection to the land is strong in Alaskan cuisine, where big game meats including caribou, moose, elk, and even reindeer are commonly served. Whether eaten as sashimi or grilled to perfection, you can also try some of the freshest salmon you’ll ever have on a holiday. Don’t forget to add the famous Alaskan Ale as a a very friendly companion at the end of a long day.
Are you feeling the call? Pack your bags and your best pair of boots and join us for a trip into the wild!
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Chitina, Alaska sits in the shadow of Mount Blackburn, near the confluence of the Copper river and the Chitina river.
Denali National Park and Preserve, with its primeval landscape and untamed wilderness, promises a one-of-a-kind adventure.
Denali National Park
Fairbanks is the second largest city in the state of Alaska with all the charms of small town life.
Girdwood, tucked into a valley within the Chugach Mountains, has the distinction of being Alaska’s only resort town with plenty to offer year round.
Explore Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve, a pristine wilderness region overlooking the Gulf of Alaska on the state's southern tip.
Glacier Bay National Park
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