WELCOME TO TRAVEL TIDINGS ALASKA
Travel Tidings Alaska is a free travel guide covering everything you need to know about Alaska tourism and Alaska vacations - from Alaskan cruises to national parks, Alaska destsinations and things to do there - this is your first stop for Alaska travel information.
From the quaint town of Sitka in the heart of the Alaska tourism and cruise mecca of the Inside Passage, considered the Southeast's most beautiful seaside town, to the modern city of Anchorage surrounded by six breathtaking mountain ranges and a wealth of outdoor opportunities, it is true to say that almost every destination in Alaska offers historical and cultural attractions as well as outdoor adventures in both summer and winter.
Every Alaska destination is unique. Barrow is the northernmost community in North America, Homer is the Halibut Fishing Capital of the World, and Alaska's capital, Juneau, is the only USA capital accessible only by air or sea. Ketichikan at the southern tip of Alaska’s Panhandle is famous for an anual rainfall of 13 feet and Fairbanks, in the heart of the interior is another popular Alaska tourism destination offering unparalleled scenery and wildlife adventure.
NATIONAL PARKS OF ALASKA
From glaciers to copper mines, eagles tohumpback whales, living historical cultures to modern day sporting events, the vast parks of Alaska offer an unprecedented wealth of cultural and natural opportunities.
The most popular park is the Klondike Gold Rush in Skagway, which sees more than 843,000 visitors each year. Also in the top five most-visited parks are Denali National Park and Preserve, Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve, Sitka National Historical Park, and Kenai Fjords National Park.
|Denali||Gates of the Arctic||Glacier Bay|
|Katmai||Kenai Fjords||Klondike Gold Rush|
|Lake Clark||Sitka||Western Arctic|
|Wrangell-St. Elias||Yukon-Charley Rivers|
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THINGS TO DO IN ALASKA
Alaska offers a wealth of things to do in all seasons. , from riding the rails or the Alaska Marine Highway, exploring the national parks, to skiing across glaciers, or watching bears and other wildlife.
Summer Alaska activities include fishing, camping, driving the state highways and scenic byways and exploring the national and state parks, taking the Alaska Marine Highway System ferry from port to port, and watching the wildlife - everything from eagles, moose, whales, and bears, to Dall sheep, caribou, lynx, musk oxen and mountain goats.
Activities in winter include cross country skiing, ice skating on frozen lakes and ponds in Anchorage, Fairbanks and Juneau, snow mobiling, ice fishing, dog mushing and riding a sled or watching the professionals in the Yukon Quest and the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race
|Bagging the Parks||Birding||Cycling|
|Museuming||Northern Lights||Photo Safarying|
|Rail Riding||Skiing||Snow Biking|
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