Experience the majesty of nature at its finest in the pristine state of Alaska. Be intrigued by the unique wildlife and culture while you explore the mountains, rainforests and fjords. You can't get away from breathtaking scenery here. There's something spectacular at every turn!
Alaska's natural wonders draw visitors from around the world. What better way to spend your vacation than surrounded by natural beauty in remote, peaceful locations?
The Alaska park system ensures visitors will enjoy a wonderful experience with nature at protected parks, forests and sanctuaries. Imagine being in the largest protected ecosystem in the world and seeing North America's highest mountain, Mt. McKinley (Denali)! You can do this by visiting Denali National Park and Preserve. It's the leading park in Alaska for unsurpassed hiking, camping, rafting, backcountry travel, fishing, wildlife viewing and flightseeing.
Across the state, you'll be enthralled by its natural beauty. The Kenai Fjords, Glacier Bay, Icy Strait Point, Tongass National Forest are just a few of the names that reveal the closeness to nature that defines Alaska.
You'll find a massive glacier on the edge of town at Juneau, right in the center of Kennicott, beside the Richardson Highway and at the head of Tracy Arm Fjord. Just a few of the surprising places glaciers are found. There is no doubt that glacier viewing is a spectacular and important part of any journey to Alaska, one of the best places in the world to view these incredible natural wonders.
For more see this month's Top Ten List of Alaska's escapes to nature.
From cruising to organized land tours or independent exploration, there are many ways to enjoy everything Alaska has to offer. It's a must see for those who want to experience nature at its finest!