These 9 Towns In Alaska Have The Most Breathtaking Scenery In The State
Admittedly, nearly every town you visit or every sight you see in Alaska is incredible, hands down. Even the industrial area in Anchorage can be viewed with some sort of appreciation with Denali sitting proudly in the background! However, some Alaskan towns are more scenic than others and we just want to brag about them. So without further ado, let me present to you 9 of the most beautiful towns in our incredible state. The biggest allure of Alaska is its vistas and beautiful wilderness. Want to experience Alaskan beauty? Visit one of the most scenic towns in Alaska with some really incredible and jaw dropping scenery!
Have you visited any of any of the most scenic towns in Alaska? What did you think? Would you recommend them?
Know of any other stunning scenic towns that didn’t make the list? Leave us your input in the comments below!
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The OIYS Visitor Center
Most Scenic Towns In Alaska
July 01, 2020
Why are the towns so scenic in Alaska?
Alaska has a ton of amazing natural features, and many of the towns in this state grow up around these beautiful sights that people want to see. The towns usually stay small because these natural wonders are located in rural areas that are expensive to travel to, and can sometimes be isolated. This means the scenery and vistas stay gorgeous, and these towns stay as stunning accents to Alaska’s natural beauty.
What is the most beautiful city in Alaska?
This is a tough one and is entirely subjective. Homer is stunning as it sits right on the seaside, and as you drive into town you can see glaciers hanging in the mountains across the bay. Girdwood is charming as its a tiny little town in a valley beneath hanging glaciers and a beautiful mountain range. Juneau is sandwiched between the ocean and the mountains, with a colorful downtown, and even Anchorage has charm as it sits between the Cook Inlet and the beautiful Chugach Mountain Range. It’s hard to name a city in Alaska that doesn’t have appeal!
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Casea Peterson grew up archery hunting, fishing, and camping throughout the Pacific Northwest. Motivated by her love for the outdoors she moved to Alaska to attend school and to spend time exploring the last frontier. If she doesn’t have a pen in hand or her nose in a book, she can be found out on a lake or up in the woods around a fire with friends.