The Beautiful Alaska Town That’s Surrounded By Water On 3 Sides

Whittier is a sleepy little town that sits between majestic mountains at the head of Passage Canal. Although it’s only 58 miles from Anchorage, you’ll see no signs of the big city here — the population is roughly 208. But what it lacks in livelihood, it certainly makes up for in charm. It also happens to be surrounded by our beautiful waters.

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Would you ever live in a town like Whittier? If this place seems a bit too isolated, these waterfront towns also make great places to live.