These 8 Unique Day Trips In Alaska Are An Absolute Must Do
Alaska is a tourist’s dream so it’s no surprise there are a lot of amazing day trips available to locals and tourists alike. From tours on the Alaska Railroad to chasing the Northern Lights, there is always something fun and exciting to do around the state. Here are the best day trips in Alaska you can plan with your friends or family to keep your spirits high and adventure alive!
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Do you think these are the best days trips in Alaska? Have you visited any of these incredible destinations? Are there any other day trips you would add to this list?
Do you need to pack a lot when you go on a day trip in Alaska?
Make sure you pack things you may need for the seasonality factors. Layers, warm clothes, bug spray, sunscreen, and plenty of water and snacks will get you through just about any time of year. In the winter you’ll want to make sure you also have warm boots, hats, and gloves, and an emergency kit for the side of the road in case you break down on the way to your adventure. Being prepared allows you to have a great time, no matter where you go!
Where are the best spots for a day trip in Alaska?
Our great state has wonderful places to visit all over! No matter where you are, there’s the perfect day trip nearby. Research more about our wineries, waterfalls, hikes, and museums that dot the entire state. Alaska really shines in nature though, so if there’s a stunning natural phenomena that you know Alaska offers, put that right at the top of the list!
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.
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