Alaska is the 49th state of the United States of America with epic landscapes and picturesque alpines. Although remote, Alaska is still one of the most visited states because of its surreal beauty. Many tourists come here to experience outrageous skiing and sightseeing through the snow-capped mountains, exciting wildlife, and rich flora and fauna.
Alaska is home to a number of tourist spots that will hold a special treasure in your heart. If you plan to visit Alaska, here are some important things you need to know.
Flightsee Over the Alaskan Mountain
When you are finally in Alaska, don’t miss the chance to get a birds-eye view of the Alaskan mountain range. You can ride a helicopter and see the scenic view of the mountains and glaciers from above. Many people will tell you to tour Mt. McKinley to get the best of Alaska but wait until you experience this one-of-a-kind flightseeing trip.
Get Face-to-Face with a Grizzly Bear
Have you ever imagined seeing a wild beast face-to-face? If not, then you are going to have the experience of a lifetime in Alaska. One of the most unique experiences you can have in Alaska is the Bear Viewing Tour, where you can view a number of bears from a safe distance. This is probably the wildest and most exciting part of your Alaskan visit.
Drive through the Alaskan High-Way
We all know that Alaska is vast place. While it has awe-inspiring alpines, its rural highway is definitely worth a drive. If you want to have the “Alaskan Factor” everyone is talking about, you can rent a car and drive a rural highway. You know you are in Alaska when you drive for hours, then look at the map and find out how small you’ve actually covered. It’s a feeling that only happens in Alaska!
Watch the Northern Lights
Of course who can’t miss the Northern Lights? Everyone who comes to Alaska is always excited to see the Northern Lights, also known as the aurora borealis. The best chance to witness the Northern Lights is between September and April when the weather is cold and the nights are clearer.
What to bring to Alaska
Alaska is located in the northern part of America, which means it can really be cold here. So we have listed the most important things that you need to bring for your Alaskan trip.
· Warm hat
· Trench coat
· Good walking shoes
· Rain gear
· Camera and extra batteries
· Daypack for a daylong excursion
Touring in Alaska is definitely a great place to visit. Whether you are travelling solo or with your friends and family, Alaska will always have to offer to amuse your senses.