12 Picturesque Towns That Prove Alaska Is The Ultimate Winter Wonderland State

The summer months seem to be all the rage in the last frontier, but locals will agree that winter is by far Alaska’s best kept secret. When the snow starts falling and begins to paint every small town and big city white, it’s impossible to deny the peaceful scene that follows shortly thereafter. The way that the bright powder lights up the mountain sides, frozen rivers and widespread valleys is enough to fill everyone’s eyes with magic. Just wait… you’re about to see for yourself!

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/

While you’re out enjoying the winter wonderland months, be sure to check out this Northern Lights road trip that is downright magical. You’ll also love these 10 unforgettable things that everyone in Alaska must do this winter.