Alaska Attractions, Small Towns December 17, 2018
Alaska’s Most Naturally Beautiful Town Will Enchant You In The Best Way Possible
With the relentlessly epic beauty of Alaska, this is a controversial topic, but Kodiak really finds a way to be the most amazingly beautiful town in the great land. The emerald isle of Alaska is humid and the hillsides are plush with greenery. The wildlife is all around from American bald eagles swooping down right and left to the constant presence of bears. Kodiak is a feast for the senses and you’ll want to visit the most naturally beautiful town in Alaska.
Kodiak is a small city on an isle of the same name, the largest island in Alaska. The population is about 6000 and the town is a popular destination for travelers.
This strikingly lovely town is on the eastern side of Kodiak Island with a chilly climate year-round. Salmon, halibut, Kodiak bear, elk, Sitka deer (black tail), and mountain goats are all plentiful on the island.
This breathtaking island has been inhabited by the Alutiiq natives for over 7,000 years. It's now a hub for commercial fishing and travel in the area.
The island also has a rich history of Russian culture from the 18th century settlement of the island before it became a U.S. territory.
The downtown area is charming with classic seaside architecture and a lively downtown area near the waterfront.
The waters near the town are teeming with ocean life including harbor seals playfully swimming.
Bears are ever-present in Kodiak and all the residents are aware of basic precautions to live in harmony with the animals.
American Bald Eagles can be seen everywhere on the island. It is absolutely amazing to see hundreds filling the sky.
And just outside of the town you can find pristine spots to explore on this beautiful emerald island, rich with forests and wilderness.
Visit Kodiak, the town and the island, for an enchanting vacation any time of year. This is one of the most naturally beautiful towns in Alaska.
If you like the Aleutians,
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