The One Winter Alaskans Will Never, Ever Forget

It’s been a few years since Alaska has seen a winter to remember. Lately, it seems as though we are doing snow dances on a regular basis just to try and pry those soft white flakes out of the sky. Although it’s been warmer than desirable in recent years, this prolific winter that occurred just four years ago back in 2012 will forever be one for the record books.

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/

Can you even imagine the aftermath? Talk about devastating! For closer look at how this extreme storm affected residential homes and commercial businesses all around Cordova, check out the great YouTube video below. Your jaw will drop through the floor!

If you thought that was insane, be sure to check out these 26 surprising things you might not expect when moving to Alaska. You’ll also get a kick out of these 20 extremely weird things that only people from Alaska do.