Alaska is big and beautiful. Climb the highest peak in North America or hike through the continent’s largest national park. Kayak past magnificent glaciers and come face to face with some incredible wildlife – from whales to brown bears, bald eagles and caribou. Add to this the mystical culture of Alaska Natives and you will find that Alaska is like no place else on Earth.
Natural Adventures in Alaska
Whether you are an experienced outdoor enthusiast or just someone who appreciates dramatic landscapes and incredible wildlife, there are plenty of guided tours to choose from in Alaska. From rugged mountain treks, to hiking on an ice age glacier, skimming the wilderness in a “bush” plane, or taking a dog sled ride, there are so many ways to see and experience Alaska.
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Take a tour of Top 5 Travel Attractions of Alaska, United States - part of the World's Greatest Attractions series by GeoBeats. Hey, this is your travel host, Naomi. I would like to give you a tour of the top 5 attractions of Alaska. Number 5: Kenai Fjordes National Park. With many national parks like this one, Alaska is a land of unmatched natural beauty. This park is known for various fjordes created by glaciers. Number 4: Wrangell St. Elias National Park and Preserve. This is the largest national park of the U.S., covering an area of 20,000 square miles. It's larger than some countries. Number 3: Dog sled race. Witness this unique competitive race unlike any other. Covering 1,000 miles of rough and beautiful terrain, the dog sled teams come from around the world. Number 2: Denali National Park. The world famous attraction has thriving wildlife, forests and glaciers. It also has Mount McKinley, North America's highest mountain peak. Number 1: Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve. Covering 3.3 million acres, it's a world heritage site and offers visitors a chance to get close to spectacular natural beauty. Keep watching our travel series. Ciao.
Veteran photographer Michael Melford travels to one of the most pristine places in Alaska, where residents must choose between two incompatible futures. ➡ Subscribe: http://bit.ly/NatGeoSubscribe About National Geographic: National Geographic is the world's premium destination for science, exploration, and adventure. Through their world-class scientists, photographers, journalists, and filmmakers, Nat Geo gets you closer to the stories that matter and past the edge of what's possible. Get More National Geographic: Official Site: http://bit.ly/NatGeoOfficialSite Facebook: http://bit.ly/FBNatGeo Twitter: http://bit.ly/NatGeoTwitter Instagram: http://bit.ly/NatGeoInsta Hidden Alaska | National Geographic https://youtu.be/aJH1JQWrARQ National Geographic https://www.youtube.com/natgeo
Shaped by the staggering force of massive glaciers millions of years ago, Alaska's Inside Passage boasts wildlife-filled fjords and lush island scenery. Learn about the activities and experiences waiting for you in this official state travel video.