Attractions December 05, 2018
Christmas In These 12 Alaska Towns Looks Like Something From A Hallmark Movie
Alaska may be the state with most naturally Christmasy environment, being almost guaranteed a winter wonderland. Soft, pretty snow falls on moonlit nights for most of the state throughout December. The long winter darkness has fallen and as the days shorten, the nights stretch out and the cold is here to stay. The dark hours lead many Alaskans to decorate their towns for the season and complete the perfect holiday picture. Visit these 12 towns that become so filled with Christmas spirit, they might as well be the set of a Hallmark movie.
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This interior town is an arctic beauty, glstening with snow and ice, pretty trees and Christmas lights. It's always a white Christmas in the interior.
This ocean-loving island town becomes a beautiful Christmas paradise when the boats light up for the holidays.
Alaska's largest city looks especially pretty during the holidays. When a light coat of snow turns everything white, the city lights up with a Christmas glow.
The state capital looks totally adorable at Christmas time. Shown is the Governor's Mansion at an open house, a Christmas dream.
This popular summer destination is actually completely gorgeous in the winter. This town really knows how to dress up for Christmas!
What could be more enchanting and Hallmark ready than Santa on a fire truck? Christmas lights up with a community wide parade on the Kenai Peninsula.
This tiny town is pretty as a picture. The crystal clear starry nights are perfect this time of year off the Parks Highway.
The steep hills of Seward make it look perfectly alpine in the winter. This beautiful seaside town is perfect at Christmastime.
When the Northern Lights are dancing nowhere is more beautiful than Alaska, and the beautiful location of Talkeetna is a perfect place to enjoy Alaska's natural winter entertainment.
10. Utqiagvik (formerly Barrow)
The farthest north arctic town is always a winter wonderland, bathed in white most of the time. The frozen Arctic Ocean makes for beautiful views of the endless Arctic Ocean.
The Main Street in Nome turns into a winter wonderland during December. The whole town decorates for the season.
12. North Pole
The ultimate Christmas destination, it's always Christmas in North Pole, AK. Head to the Christmas in Ice exhibtion, Santa Claus House or just drive around the streets perrienially decked with holiday cheer.
If you are near Anchorage, don’t miss
This Christmas Tree Trail In Alaska Is Like Walking In A Winter Wonderland. If you are in Fairbanks, This Park Is The Most Enchanting Place In Alaska At Christmas Time and you will want to take a stroll through as soon as you can.
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