From big cities to stunning National Parks, unique accommodations and rustic beauty, Alaska is truly diverse and a great choice for any vacation. Tradewinds Travel Club invites you to take a closer look at the great state of Alaska and its more unique, special and top area attractions and ideas for travel.
The largest U.S. state at over 660,000 square miles, this massive state is more like an entirely different country. Home to glaciers and mountains, rivers and lakes as well as ancient peoples, rich cultures and a rich biodiversity and culture, Alaska is an experience like nowhere else in the world. Admitted to the Union in 1959, Alaska is the 49th state to become part of the U.S. and today, maintains its uniqueness and wildness making it a top destination for travel in the country.
Popular Destinations and Attractions
Kenai Fjords National Park – Encompassing over 660,000 acres, this national park is located in south central Alaska and was established in 1980.
Mendenhall Glacier – Located in Mendenhall Valley, just over 10 miles from Juneau, this massive glacier is truly a sight to behold.
Alaska SeaLife Center – Located on Resurrection Bay in Seward, this is one of the premier public aquariums in the state and offers great exhibits and information about the areas amazing animals.
Juneau Icefield – Just north of Juneau, this massive ice field is amazing and is the 5th largest in the Western hemisphere today.
Mount Roberts Tramway – Just outside of Juneau, a great way to see the sites.
Arctic Valley – Great skiing just outside of Anchorage
Chugach State Park – One of the most popular state parks in Alaska, it is located just outside of Anchorage.
Wrangell–St. Elias National Park and Preserve – A must see in southeastern Alaska
What To See And Do
Take a train trip on the Alaska Railroad
Pan for gold in the Yukon
Try your hand at Dog Sledding in Denali
Take a cruise on the Inside Passage
Tour the Alaska Highway
From Juneau to Glacier Bay, Prince of Wales Island and beyond, take a journey like no other in the state of Alaska and find out what adventure really means.