Here Are The 16 Coldest, Darkest Towns In Alaska

No one ever said that living in the Last Frontier was going to be easy. After all, having an abundance of wild natural resources and a plethora of raw uninhabited land has to come with its drawbacks, right? Sure, the tranquility of the endless secluded land is nice and the natural beauty is beyond breathtaking. But, as the saying goes, you can’t call yourself a local until you’ve survived a winter or two. If you’re stuck in any of these 16 coldest, darkest towns in Alaska – you are destined to have quite the challenge ahead of you.

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If you enjoyed that read, be sure to check out this northernmost city in America that is located in Alaska and is dark for 65 days a year. Also, here are the 10 most dangerous places in Alaska after dark.