- The largest state in the U.S., Alaska is a refuge for wild nature, with landscapes that impress with their beauty and grandeur.
- It’s an unmissable destination for those who love fishing and exploring forests, mountains and glaciers.
- Alaska is one of the few places in the world where you can observe the Aurora Borealis.
The wondrous glaciers, mountains and forests that make up Alaska can seem challenging and even intimidating at first. But make no mistake, this state’s wild nature is in harmony with human presence. This proof is in the hundreds of boat, car and plane tours to discover its beauty. There are plenty of options for those who want adventures, to be immersed in nature and enjoy one of the best salmon in the world.
Although it’s known for its biting temperatures in the winter months, Alaska is quite inviting in spring and summer. Check out these 12 tips on what to see and do in this fascinating place.
1. See Otters and Orcas in Kenai Fjords National Park
Established in the 1980s, Kenai Fjords National Park is an excellent opportunity to get closer to Alaska’s marine life and experience the glaciers of the Harding Icefield. The ships that organize visits to the park depart from the city of Seward. Several companies offer tours, so it’s a good idea to compare prices, durations and other offerings.
During the expedition, you can observe several species in their natural habitats, such as otters, sea lions and orcas, as well as get close to the park’s large glaciers, which are impressive for their beauty.