Inside The Northernmost Town In America That You Can Only Get To By Plane
If you’re inclined to live in a remote place, the state of Alaska is a good contender. Considering it’s the least densely populated of all the U.S. states, you won’t feel the hustle and bustle that you would in other places. Yet if you’re really looking for solitude, there’s a town in the Last Frontier where you’re really lucky to encounter another soul during some parts of the year. The modest town of Utqiagvik, also known as Barrow, may not have any skyscrapers, but you can’t deny its pristine Arctic beauty. Here’s a closer look inside the northernmost town in America:
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A lifelong Virginia resident, Beth loves exploring different parts of the world and currently resides in Alexandria. She holds a degree in English Literature and one of her short stories has been featured in the Shenandoah Review. Other interests include hiking, songwriting, and spending time in the mountains.