The One Place In Alaska That Looks Like Something From Middle Earth

When you think of middle earth, we would be willing to bet that the first place that comes to your mind is New Zealand. This stunning destination served as the main setting for the movie versions of J.R.R. Tolkien’s Lord of the Rings. But Alaska is giving everywhere else on earth a run for their money with this one special spot that epitomizes the true essence of middle earth. With lush landscapes, towering trees, unique bridges, ample hiking opportunities, remote boardwalks and hidden caves – you’re sure to be transported directly into a middle earth paradise.

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now: https://www.onlyinyourstate.com/nominate/

If you thought that was amazing, learn more about how hiking to this above-ground cave in Alaska will give you a surreal experience. Also, this wildly unique ice cave in Alaska is truly extraordinary, and you’ll definitely want to visit.