Experience the fascinating, wild, and unpredictable nature. This is what you can expect when choosing Alaska as your holiday destination.
In Alaska, you will have the opportunity to see the enormous moose, bears catching fish, or meet a flock of goats in nature. The nature experiences you get from Alaska are something that you will not get anywhere else in the world.
Besides the beautiful nature, Alaska has multiple cities that are worth a visit. One of them is Anchorage, which is the biggest city in Alaska with approximately 300,000 inhabitants. In addition, almost all air traffic goes through Anchorage, which means that most Alaska holidays start here. Anchorage is centrally located, which makes it easy to visit other areas of Alaska, explore the extraordinary nature, and have many great experiences. Anchorage is a fascinating coastal city, which is very special to visit in the summer because the weather is perfect, and with its northern location, the sun is almost always up. We know all the places to visit in and around the city – the best bicycle routes, bus routes, flight routes and the great local places that you just can’t miss.
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Fairbanks is also one of the largest cities and is located in the northern region of Alaska. Fairbanks is home to the University of Alaska, which is one of the oldest universities in Alaska. In the beginning of the 1900’s Fairbanks was a gold mine city, which you can still see signs of today. The gold attracted many people to the city in that time, and the city is an important part of Alaska’s economy, education, and military today. There is a lot of nature to explore in the northern regions of Alaska where Fairbanks is located. The most popular nature areas are Denali National Park and the Arctic Circle.
Fairbanks is located in the northern region of Alaska, but there are still plenty of transportation opportunities. You can rent a car or motorhome, take a train that goes directly from Anchorage to Fairbanks, or get there by plane, which is the quickest way. We are experts when it comes to Alaskan Holidays, and we will gladly help you plan your holiday and transportation.
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Denali National Park
Denali National Park is one of Alaska’s most beautiful national parks, and an unforgettable experience. This enormous national park is home to incredible animal life that you will not find anywhere else in the world. Here you will have the opportunity to see hares, foxes, bucks, deer and elk both alone and in their flocks. In addition, you can encounter wolves and bears, but they are not as commonly seen as the other animals. Denali National Park consist of large tundras, where you have the opportunity to look out over the vast landscape and maybe see an animal or two.
Denali National Park is actually the home to North Americas largest mountain called Mount Denali. It is 6,168 meters high and helps to form the stunning surroundings of the park. You have the opportunity to either go trekking on your own, or take a bus deep into the park and get a guided tour by local park-rangers who know the park like the back of their hand.
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The beautiful Valdez is amazing! Valdez is the activity center for Prince William Sound. It is a combination of glaciers, rain forests and mountains, which blend perfectly together. Wild animals, birds, and nature thrive here like no other place. The incredible nature is only matched by the long list of activities that are offered all year round in the city of Valdez. Combine your Alaskan holiday with a visit to Valdez, and experience Alaska like never before.
The 6-hour drive from Anchorage flies by quickly, as you pass glaciers, waterfalls, incredible mountains and amazing nature along the way. The waterfalls of Keystone Canyon will greet you as you enter the port to Valdez.
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Seward is not only one of Alaska’s oldest communities, but also one of the most beautiful. Visit Seward and experience the beautiful city that is known for its port to Kenai Fjords National Park. You can visit the historical downtown filled with charming shops and art galleries, and some of the most exciting outdoor adventures.
Take a boat ride to the wonderful Resurrection Bay where you can see sea lions and whales.
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A holiday to Alaska – A journey into the wilderness
If you want to experience some of the most incredible nature that is found in the US, then a holiday to Alaska is a choice you will not regret. With beautiful nature, as well as the opportunity get a guided tour of the park by rangers, then you are guaranteed an experience you will never forget. USATours primarily arranges holidays to Alaska from May to mid-September, because the summer months are the best time of year to visit Alaska.
When you decide to travel to the US, remember that USATours’ travel agents are experts when it comes to holidays in the US. No matter if the holiday goes to sunny Florida, The Sunshine State of California or The Big Apple of New York, then USATours is your preferred partner.
There are many national parks in Alaska where you can go rafting, sail on the rivers, and experience nature up close and personal. One of the National Parks is Wrangell St. Elias National Park, which is 6 times larger than Yellowstone National Park. Here you can see the largest gathering of glaciers on the continent, and a total of 4 mountain ranges meet in the park. This park is incredible, and we recommend that you visit while on a holiday in Alaska.
Alaska was made for motor-home holidays. There are plenty of national parks, and the cities have broad roads that are perfect for motor-homes. We have planned and tailored many Alaskan holidays, so we know all the great places to stay and what you should see and do while in Alaska.