A lifelong Virginia resident, Beth loves exploring different parts of the world and currently resides in Charlottesville. She holds a degree in English Literature and one of her short stories has been featured in the Shenandoah Review. Other interests include hiking, songwriting, and spending time in the mountains.
There’s no doubt about it: winter is in full force. While some states have experienced particularly mild or even pleasant weather this season, Alaska is certainly not one of those places. With its proximity to the Arctic Circle, it comes as no surprise that this state is home to some of the coldest places in the world. In fact, one of the coldest inhabited towns in America is located in Alaska. Here’s more on what life is like in the frigid town of Utqiagvik.