Top Alaska Destinations
Alaska's largest city has a population of 260,000 -- nearly half the population of the State of Alaska. Anchorage is the hub of the state's communication, transportation, health care, finance and trade industries, all supporting the vital business sector. Anchorage is called "The City of Lights and Flowers."
Seward / Kenai Fjords National Park
Seward, a picturesque seaside town, is the gateway to Kenai Fjords National Park and Resurrection Bay. Local events including the Polar Bear Jump, Mount Marathon Race, and the Silver Salmon Derby are favorites among the 2,500 year- round residents. Located 127 miles south of Anchorage. Experience the real Alaska at the Seward Windsong Lodge
Kenai Fjords National Park
Established in 1980, encompasses approximately 580,000 acres along the rugged coastline of the Kenai Peninsula, including the Harding Icefield which covers over 300 square miles. Explore the wonders of the Alaska Maritime National Wildlife Preserve on board a cruise with Kenai Fjords Tours, Alaska's #1 Wildlife & Glacier cruise!
Located 127 miles north of Anchorage, Talkeetna has only 360 year-round residents and is proud to boast that 13 of the 26 buildings downtown are on the National Historic Register of Historic Places. Talkeetna, an Indian word meaning "river of plenty," was originally the site of a Tanaina Indian village and is situated near the base of mighty Mt. McKinley, North America's highest peak. It is from this tiny pioneering town that climbers from around the globe launch their expeditions to reach the 20,320 foot peak. Talkeetna boasts fantastic views of Mt. McKinley and surrounding Denali National Park and marks a popular half way point for travelers on their way to the entrance of Denali National Park. Discover the South Side of Denali at the Talkeetna Alaskan Lodge
Whittier / Prince William Sound
Prince William sound is known for its calm waters, magnificent mountain peaks, and the largest concentration of tidewater glaciers in Alaska. Whittier is accessible by boat, plane and combined rail/highway tunnel. The Anton Anderson Memorial Tunnel is the longest combined rail and highway use tunnel in North America (2.5 miles). Located approximately 60 miles from Anchorage, Whitter has 300 year- round residents. Cruise Prince William Sound with Prince William Sound Cruises & Tours
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