Fun things to do in Alaska

  • The White Pass Yukon narrow gauge train.
    The White Pass Yukon narrow gauge train.
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  • The Skagway fish Company.
    The Skagway fish Company.
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  • Mendenall Glacier
    Mendenall Glacier
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    Get out the motor and HIKE ! Take your camera.

    by EdinburghRoc Updated Sep 13, 2003

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    Only by being out & up there are you going to see anything, enjoy life walk hike it's the only way to see anything anywhere in this world.

    BONANZA Mine McCARTHY
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    Backcountry camping

    by turnip2000 Written Sep 8, 2003

    Get a local to fly you to a destination and really camp for a while......oh yeah...and there are lots of bears.

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    Seal Onboard!

    by starship Written Jul 20, 2003

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    In Glacier Bay, look for the seals who take advantage of the free ride on mini icebergs! The one in this picture looked like he considered us to be the scenary here instead of him.

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    Creek Street in Ketchikan

    by Jeannette1 Written Jun 15, 2003

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    This was the old red-light district in Ketchikan. It had more than 30 brothels lining the street. Yes, it's now very touristy and "cute".

    Former red-light district
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    Chapel By the Lake - Auke Bay

    by annk Updated May 27, 2003

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    Located 10 miles from Juneau is the historic log chapel constructed in the 50's. It's a tourist attraction best known for its stunning views of the mountains, Mendenahall Glacier and the Lake.

    Chapel By the Lake, Auke Bay
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    Totem Bight near Ketchikan

    by annk Written May 25, 2003

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    Another first for me was seeing the magnificent Native American artist creation - the Totem Pole. At this sight were numerous towering & brightly painted totem poles and a Totem House.

    Totem Poles near Ketchikan
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    Sullivan Roadhouse

    by JKSmithPE Written Apr 21, 2003

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    The Historic Alaska Highway ends in Delta Junction. Visit the Sullivan Roadhouse and see 1940's era road building equipment.

    Old Machines
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    Up Close and Personal

    by jenn_d Written Mar 10, 2003

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    Keep in mind that this picture of Exit Glacier in no way refelcts its size. Also keep in mind that I'm about 25 punds thinner than in this picture!!

    Man and Mountain
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    Denali Highway

    by tropicalbirdartist Written Feb 25, 2003

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    The Denali Highway is a gravel road between Cantwell and Paxson. It has some of the most scenic areas I found. it also has great Grayling fishing.

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    Visiting Denali

    by tropicalbirdartist Written Feb 25, 2003

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    Taking the shuttle buses into Denali National park is the least expensive way to see the interior of the Park. To increase your chances of seeing the mountain and wildlife take the 5:30am bus.

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    When in Alaska, their are...

    by Bryfred Written Feb 25, 2003

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    When in Alaska, their are Mountains to be seen everywhere, and many Glaciers along the coast. The landscape is breathtaking!

    Anchorage w/ sun setting on Mtns.
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    Do some camping in Denali even...

    by richiecdisc Written Feb 25, 2003

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    Do some camping in Denali even if you don't do it in the backcountry.
    The campgrounds have a bit of a backcountry feel to them and you get to experience the park at night.

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    Check out the Kenai Peninsula....

    by richiecdisc Written Feb 25, 2003

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    Check out the Kenai Peninsula.
    A beautiful outdoor paradise and where the fine citizens of Anchorage spend their summer weekends. So, of course, you go during the week when they have to work.

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    Drive from Skagway to...

    by richiecdisc Written Sep 11, 2002

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    Drive from Skagway to Anchorage. Mostly detailed in my Canadian page under Alaska highway.
    The Tok cutoff is far worse than the Alaska highway. Watch out for the boulders on the road.

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    When in Skagway, check out the...

    by richiecdisc Written Sep 11, 2002

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    When in Skagway, check out the Arctic Brotherhood (AB) Hall.
    Museum with goldrush relics and about 20,000 pieces of driftwood nailed to the front of it!

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