21 Reasons Why Alaska Has The World’s Greatest Outdoor Classroom

When it comes to learning opportunities in the great outdoors, nowhere else on the planet can touch the diversity that Alaska has to offer. From the tallest mountains in North America, to hundreds of thousands of glacial landmasses, to arctic deserts and more active volcanoes than you’ll ever be able to wrap your brain around… Whether it’s geology or orometry, the Last Frontier is one massive melting pot for just about every outdoor learning opportunity under the sun. There is no better place in the world to raise a family and there is no other place in the world that will speak to your mind, body and soul quite like the great outdoors of the 49th state.

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/

For more incredible stuff, be sure to check out this stunning natural phenomenon in Alaska that must be seen to be believed. Also, this other breathtaking natural phenomenon that happens just once a year in Alaska is utterly spectacular.