Vacations are the best way to get your rest and bond with your travel companions. With modern transportation means, we can travel to places that may previously have been out of our radar. Like Alaska, aka the Last Frontier, and get a feel of its beautiful natural land.
Read on to see what adventures you can expect when you take a trip to Alaska.
1. Home of the Huskies
Canine lovers will get to visit any of the many husky homesteads that are available. Learn about how man and his best friend work together to survive and do work in the harsh weather. You will learn how to care for them and how to mush.
If you go with your family, there is a chance that you will meet puppies that will delight everyone; even truculent teens will crack a smile.
2. Learn About Reindeer Farming
Reindeer farming is a skill that is originally from Scandinavia. Visit a reindeer farm and get to know the differences between moose, bison, elk and, reindeer. You will pet and feed them and generally have a great time meeting the animals.
Learn how indigenous Alaskans use the antlers, hides and hooves to fashion weapons, musical instruments, clothing and other tools.
3. Fishing and Boating Sports
With all the water surrounding Alaska, you will be entering a well looked-after fishing paradise. Book the fishing charter that will take you out to get the fish of your dreams. Alternatively, use the many rivers and streams to cast your hooks for the day’s catch, try fly-fishing.
You have the choice of many boating sports. Have you tried your hand at kayaking? Try out a canoe, and paddle your way to a great workout session.
4. Make a Glacier Trip
Rarely will you have a chance to see a glacier up close. Walk along the trails or get a flight near one and enjoy the majesty ice mountains. Hear about the history of the people who used ice storage, and how they got fresh water during winter.
5. Visit Museums for a Cultural Show-and-Tell
Museum exhibits show Alaska’s diverse cultures and art. The Alaskan State museum is in the capital town, Juneau. You will find an extensive topics, including mining, fishing, forestry, Russian-American circumstances, etc.
The Discovery Room is an exhibition with a reproduction of a sailing ship; fun for all ages to climb aboard. Plus, you have the opportunity to browse through the State Library and go over archives, newspapers and magazines.
6. See Rescued Bears and Tour Historic Totems
The largest bear reserve in North America is in Alaska, called Fortress of the Bear. They save orphaned brown bears and keep them in a naturalized environment. You will observe them at a safe distance away as they play or rest.
Visit the Totem parks that house totem poles in the hemlocks and forests. Find out what they mean and why they have an essential position in the culture.
7. Get a Spouse
Living in Alaska may mean that you get lonely and live in a place far away from social amenities. There are many advertisements that you will see from people asking for a partner, to consider having an association and promising marriage.
You might be a little bit lonely when you are single, but because Alaska is accessible by air or water, when you do start a relationship, they will not be leaving in a hurry!
The tribal governments and other stakeholders preserve Alaska’s pristine resources. You can visit more than 3,000 rivers and even more lakes and glaciers. You can see nature showing off the northern lights from Fairbanks for most of the year.
If you are interested in a vacation that will bring you closer to nature, then Alaska is worth a visit. Catch a salmon or, if you want to, catch a mate and relocate.