A US state located in the northwest extremity of North America, Alaska is a beautiful and vast state with uninhabited wilderness overwhelming the small cities in the state. Juneau is the capital city of the state. Anchorage is one of the most popular tourist cities in Alaska. The natural beauty in the state can be enjoyed while paddling, fishing, and hiking in excellent outdoors, especially as the national parks in Alaska are some of the largest in the country. There is a plethora of museums and other tourist attractions in the towns. Towns in the state are aptly used as jumping-off points for exploring Alaskan natural beauty in the wilds such as Kenai Fjords and Denali national parks.Top things to do in Alaska
Eat and Drink in Alaska
- Denali National Park:
One of the largest national parks in the United States of America, Denali National Park is located in the northern part of the Alaska Range. The park includes the highest mountain of North America, of which Denali is the traditional name of the peak, however modern explorers dub it Mount McKinley. Denali is located between Fairbanks and Anchorage and is home to wolves, grizzly bears, elk, reindeer, and more.
- Kenai Fjords National Park: :
Offering some of the best sightseeing in the state, Kenai Fjords National Park protects much of the fjord-riddled shoreline of Kenai Peninsula in the south of Anchorage. The scenery of the park encompasses several glaciers of the Harding Icefield. Kenai Fjords National Park is home to mammoth brown bears that feed on the fat-rich salmon.
- Northern Lights: :
One of the great attractions of the long dark winters of Alaska is the glowing Northern Lights that appear on a number of nights from September to mid-April. In the Fairbanks area, tourists can enjoy some of the best aurora borealis viewing. The best time to watch for solar particles in the earth's magnetic field is after midnight.
From scrumptious oysters, wild halibut tacos, famous salmon, and king crab to sourdough bread, Eskimo ice cream, reindeer dogs, and cold brews, the state has this whole ‘food and drink’ thing down pat. There are numbers of excellent place to dine in the cities of Alaska. Coppa is one such restaurant apt for dining in Juneau. The menu of this restaurant lists fresh breakfast and lunch items and coffee drinks. However, it’s Coppa’s homemade ice-cream that attracts the guests the most. In this restaurant, vanilla and chocolate meet flavors such as spruce tip, pear blue cheese, and devil’s club.