Alaska January 03, 2018
You Must Visit These 18 Awesome Places In Alaska This Winter
Winter is in full swing in the north and will continue for months longer than the rest of the U.S. Luckily, that means you have plenty of time to plan a trip to experience the wonderful season of winter in Alaska! The great land is always fun to explore and although winter travel requires a little more gear and preparation, the adventures are sure to be unforgettable. Visit these awesome places this winter and you’ll fall in love with Alaska even more.
1. Escape to a Remote Cabin for the Weekend
2. Go Ghost Hunting
3. Run off to the Seaside
4. Take a Trip to Nome
Nome is on the edge of the Bering Sea and is an other-wordly site in the winter time. Iditarod parties are great, the bars and restaurants are fun any time, and exploring the strange little town on the edge of the world is an adventure worth taking.
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5. Take a Dog Sled Tour
Head to the hills for a dog sled ride in the fresh air! Zoom through the wilderness in a sled hitched to a team of Alaskan huskies for an unforgettable adventure in the woods. The ride is thrilling as you travel smoothly and quickly in the quiet birch and spruce forest.
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6. Soak in a Rock Lake
7. Take a Ride on the Ferry
Take a trip to anywhere in the Panhandle or along the southern coast and you can get there by ferry! Take your car along for when you arrive, or just set out with a backpack and a dream for a simple and fun vacation. The ferry provides a cruise to your destination through the glittering waters of southeast with endless marine life, sunsets and ocean views.
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8. Celebrate a Winter Festival
Visit an Alaskan town for one of their winter festivals. These crazy parties are a sure cure for the wintertime blues, and you may just see a part of Alaska you've never seen before. Be adventurous and find out why the locals love these winter fests.
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9. Go Tubing
10. Visit the Town Where It's Christmas Every Day
11. Cruise through the Tracy Arm Fjord
12. Party in Talkeetna
13. Visit snowy Valdez
Go to Valdez to see the town that is covered in mountains of snow every winter. If you are a snow lover, this is the adventure for you. Snow board, ski or take a helicopter into the mountains to see this beautiful spot.
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14. Go on a Winter Horseback Ride
15. Explore the Mountains
16. Walk across the Harding Icefield
17. Take a Hike
18. Take a Sleigh Ride
This winter has been quite warm, so don’t delay. Play in the snow before it’s all gone.
How many of these have you done? Tell us about it in the comments below!