10 Best Places to Visit in Alaska

Denali National Park

Denali National Park is located in central Alaska with the Denali Mountain at its heart. 

Ketchikan

Ketchikan is located on Revillagigedo Island in the Tongass National Forest, a 17-acre rainforest full of Sitka spruce, cedar, waterfalls, and diverse wildlife.

Mendenhall Glacier

Mendenhall Glacier stretches 12 miles from the Juneau Icefield towards Mendenhall Lake and is one of the most famous Alaska tourist attractions.

Glacier Bay National Park

Glacier Bay National Park is part of a 25-million acre World Heritage Site, and it is one of the largest protected areas in the world.

Places to Visit in Alaska: Hubbard Glacier

Hubbard Glacier is located about 200 miles northwest of Juneau off the coast of Yakutat in Wrangell St. Elias National Park, and is one of the best places to visit in Alaska.

Alaska Destinations: Talkeetna

Snuggled at the base of Denali or Mt. McKinley, the tallest mountain in the country, Talkeetna is a historic town that is an excellent starting point from which to experience true Alaska.

Skagway

You can almost feel the frenzy of the gold rush in Skagway. 

Sitka

Sitka is little Alaskan treasure of an island rich in nature, culture, and history.

Places to Visit in Alaska: Homer

Homer is a quirky, charming little town on the shores of Kachemak Bay on the southern Kenai Peninsula in South Central Alaska.

Northern Lights in Fairbanks

The mysterious curtain of swirling, flowing, ever changing purple, yellow, green, and red lights that brighten the night skies is known as the Northern Lights or the Aurora Borealis.

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