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Americas Amazing Northern Great Outdoors 

Aside from 'cold', what else do you know about our 49th State Alaska? Alaska is far from a baron waste land and has an abundance of things to do and see for everyone including first time vacationers or returning travelers. There really is no other place like Alaska especially for traveling and exploring. Alaska is 586,000 square miles of adventure.

Here are just a few of the numerous attractions that are available and are sure to whet your appetite for Alaskan adventure. Wildlife viewing, helicopter tours, and train rides are all quite popular. You can also relax on a bus tour though Denali State Park, watch an actual totem pole being carved, or try your luck at catching one of Alaska's world famous flying King Salmon.

It would take two lifetimes to experience all that Alaska has to offer. With its amazingly vast wilderness, Alaska provides incredible opportunities for viewing wildlife from either up close or from far away, in its natural habitat. For example, Alaska holds the proud distinction of having the largest American Bald Eagle population in the anywhere. Whether you are a nature lover or not, just being able to see these magnificent birds soar through the air is more than enough to take your breath away. With a wilderness area that is 2 1/2 times the size of the state of Texas, you can be guaranteed and abundance of amazingly excellent photo opportunities.

Did you know that Alaska has the largest temperate rain forest in the United States? Take the time to hike in it and discover one of Americas most incredible gifts. Indescribable adventures await you where ever your journey takes you in Alaska's great outdoors. Every 'ice-blue' glacier and historic waterfront town calls for you to jump in to explore and discover its purely unique beauty. Give yourself the freedom to answer this pristine 'call of the wild'. In every city from Anchorage to Fairbanks and beyond.

One of the ways to tour this beautiful state is to get a cruise through the Inner Passage. Taking one of the cruise ships is a simple way to get your feet wet exploring the states natural grace. You can have the security of knowing that your basic needs like food, transportation, and your lodging is covered while you have the freedom of choosing any number of activities off ship activities.

Depending on the town you stop in, you can choose to go whale watching, or take a helicopter trip and walk on a ice age old glacier. You can ride the historic White Pass Railroad or pan for gold just like a prospector. You can even take a Jeep tour on a logging trail and top it off with an ocean side salmon bake. Also, every town appears to have their own special and historical events happening on a regular basis and you definitely want to catch as many of these as you can. Remember to save time to see the stunning Aurora Borealis, especially if your visit is in the fall.

Alaska seems to have everything, from world famous Parks and Preserves to Volcanos. From Historical and Annual Events and everything else in between. With such amazing variety, its surprising that anyone would look anywhere but to Americas north when vacation time comes. Alaska is a great American Vacation Land destination experience you will cherish.

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