The One Tiny Town In Alaska With An Unexpected Secret

The tiny town of Yakutat in Southeast Alaska offers so much more than what you might initially expect. With only 650 year-round residents calling the area home, you might assume that it’s quite the sleepy area. That, however, couldn’t be further from the truth.

Yakutat is actually an outdoor mecca with world-renowned glaciers, lakes, rivers and the most unforgettable national attractions. On top of all that – it’s like this totally serene surfing sanctuary that attracts water babies from all around the globe. We would by lying if we told you this place didn’t completely blow our minds.

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 Yakutat was amazing, you’ll love this other tiny town that’s one of Alaska’s best kept secrets. Also, you might be surprised to learn that Alaska has a rainforest, and it’s the largest in the United States.