When visiting Alaska, one worthwhile destination to explore is Kodiak, the second-largest island in the United States. Famed for its abundance of Kodiak brown bears, here one can enjoy wildlife spotting, hiking, camping, kayaking, learning about Native culture and WWII history and more. To help you plan your itinerary, here are some top things to do in Kodiak.
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December 11, 2013
For those who love experiential road trips with beautiful scenery, driving the Dalton Highway is a must when visiting Alaska. While this roadway is used for transportation, running for over 414 miles (666 kilometers) from Livengood to Deadhorse, it’s also a worthwhile attraction as there is much to do and see along the way.
December 4, 2013
For those spending New Year’s Eve in Anchorage there are many fun events taking place. From family-friendly circus parties to energetic concerts to scenic tours, you’ll find something exciting to do on December 31, 2013. To help you plan how to celebrate, here’s a guide to New Year’s Eve events in Anchorage.
November 13, 2013
For those who will be in Alaska during the holidays, there is much to experience. No matter what city you visit you’ll be able to find festive events and attractions to entertain the family and get in the Christmas spirit. To help you plan your itinerary, here is a guide on how to spend Christmas in Alaska.
November 6, 2013
Winter is a great time to visit Juneau, as there is much to do and see during this time. Keep in mind, the weather will be cold — an average of 29 degrees Fahrenheit (-1.7 degrees Celsius) — although not bitter, so as long as you dress in layers and warm clothes you’ll be able to enjoy the outdoors. From panning for gold to outdoor adventure to fun festivals, there is plenty to do in Juneau during this time.
October 30, 2013
For those who love outdoor adventure, Ketchikan in Alaska is a great destination. Near to challenging hiking trails, the lush Tongass National Forest and the legendary Misty Fjords National Monument, you’ll have plenty of opportunities to canoe, hike, off-road and fly while taking in beautiful scenery.
October 16, 2013
Fairbanks has much to offer visitors — like outdoor recreation in Tongass National Forest, seeing the Gold Dredge No. 8 historic gold mining site and visiting the Large Animal Research Station. That being said, sometimes it’s nice to have a change of scenery. Luckily, there are a number of worthwhile experiences to be had near Fairbanks.
October 9, 2013
Seward is a popular cruise port in Alaska with much to offer visitors. From pristine fjords to worthwhile day trips to interesting day trips you’ll find plenty of fun experiences in and around Seward whether you opt for a shore excursion or explore on your own.
October 2, 2013
The Tongass National Forest in Alaska is the world’s largest national forest, encompassing 17 million acres (69,000 km²). In fact, more than 80% of Southeast Alaska is located inside the forest, which is where you’ll find many notable natural attractions like Mendenhall Glacier, the Mistry Fjords National Monument and other islands, fjords and bays.
September 18, 2013
Sitka is a popular port for those taking an Alaska cruise. Luckily, the city has much to offer in terms of interesting things to do, from sea kayaking adventures to wildlife experiences to learning about Native American culture. To help you plan your itinerary, here is a guide to Sitka for cruise visitors.