4 Things to See and Do While You’re in Alaska
Alaska is a land of wild beauty and stunning natural scenery which will literally take your breath away. There’s so much to explore, so make sure you know what you want to add to your itinerary before you visit. Here are 4 great things to see and do while you’re in Alaska.
The following for fishing in Alaska is huge, and once you arrive, it’s easy to see why. With amazing lakes, rivers and streams in abundance, there’s always a great place to cast a line in and wait for a few bites. Whether you’re into saltwater, freshwater, ice or fly fishing, Alaska has it all and with world-class quality. It is one of the most popular recreational activities in Alaska, and you’ll have the chance to hook one of over 630 species of fish in the 3 million lakes, 3000 rivers and countless streams that meander through this breathtakingly beautiful landscape.
Explore on Foot
Hiking in North America and especially in Alaska is the experience of a lifetime. When you choose to explore on foot, you will have an unparalleled view of the stunning landscape and come face to face with an abundance of unique flora and fauna. There’s nothing like hiking to truly immerse yourself in the amazing landscape that Alaska has to offer.
For those seeking a rush of adventure, there are tailor made packages available to help you get the most out of your trip to Alaska. These packages place an emphasis on eco-tourism, and allow you to enjoy the very best kayaking, hiking, snorkelling, wildlife viewing and white water rafting in the state. There’s even the opportunity to trek on a glacier for a truly ‘once in a lifetime’ adventure experience. Whether you want to escape for a week or just a day or two, there’s an adventure package to suit your needs, and let you discover the true nature and beauty of Alaska.
Experience the Local Hospitality
The people of Alaska are proud of their amazing state, and are warm and welcoming to anyone who wishes to share it with them. If you have an inclination towards the outdoors, the locals will give you an extra special reception as you show appreciation for the beautiful natural paradise in which they live. Experience the best of the local hospitality by staying in one of the many small bed and breakfasts or boutique guest houses, and learn all of the area’s top spots to explore from your hosts.
With such a strong outdoor culture, Alaska is the perfect place for the adventurous traveller or the nature lover. The chance to hike, fish, hunt and explore amongst such spectacular scenery is one which is simply not to be missed. If you want the best way of getting there, check out the great range of cruises to Alaska and make your journey part of the holiday as well. Make sure you consider these incredible activities when planning your Alaskan travel itinerary.
Emma Jane has been a freelance travel writer for 4 years. She has recently been invited to go on a press trip to cruise the Alaska and described it as once in a lifetime experience.
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