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26 Surprising Things You Might Not Expect When Moving To Alaska

Igloos, endless darkness and polar bears roaming freely throughout the last frontier… No, just NO! Alaska is so much more than the perception that is oftentimes thought up by outsiders or those who have never been here. We are a prospering state filled with endless outdoor activities, rich traditions, beautiful beaches, incredible islands and some of the nicest people in the entire world. Read on to learn about these 26 surprising things that you might not expect when moving to Alaska.

What surprised you the most about moving to Alaska?

Courtney Stanley
Living and loving life in Alaska, Courtney enjoys living a happy life based on simple principles; work hard, be kind, stay humble. She is appreciative everyday for the ability to live a subsistence based lifestyle thanks to the bounty of natural resources that Alaska has to offer. Her hobbies include running, fly fishing, hiking & snowboarding.