Almost half of us or probably most of us wanted to go to different places. Traveling the world had always been a big dream, probably for someone, for you, and even for me. It is costly, but seeing different places, different beautiful sceneries, discovering different cultures, doing extreme and different activities from what is usual in your own home place, making new experiences, and meeting different and new people along the way is all worth the expenses. And when traveling, in a vacation or whatsoever, one should absolutely never forget Alaska in the list of places one should definitely visit.
Alaska is a state situated in the Northwest of the United States. It is said to be the largest state in the United States wherein it covers an area of almost six hundred sixty four thousand square miles. There can be a lot of places, a lot of things and activities to do, and a lot to be discovered in the six hundred thousand and more square miles area of Alaska.
One of the most common things a person can do in the state is to indulge his or herself in the many adventures and outdoor activities the state offers. There are guided tours in the state wherein people are given the chance to really discover and see the wilderness that can only be seen in the state of Alaska. One can roam around in the wilderness, camp, hike, or can also try the different activities offered in the state. They have the rafting and kayaking or jet boat riding in the many rivers, lakes, and coastal waters of the state. One can also go hiking on an ice ace glacier or experience riding a dog sled. One can also ski during the winter season. There are plenty of outdoor activities offered in the state if that is what one is seeking in visiting the place.
They also have different parks and zoos in different towns. There is one, the resolution park, in Anchorage, Alaska. It is a small park where a monument of Captain Cook, an important person in Alaska whose explorations during the year 1778 became the reason behind the Cook Inlet and all the other geographic attractions in the state. A hundred miles away or more from the park, one can see the Mt. Susitna or also known as the sleeping lady and the peaks such as Mt. McKinley, Mt. Foraker, and the Alaska Range. There is also the Glacier Gardens in the Juneau, Alaska where one can have a better view of the rainforest and can go hiking in the hiking trails. What are not to be missed in this place though are the upside-down trees, where the trees’ roots are up in the air and flowers are planted on it.
These are only some of the many adventures one can experience in the land of Alaska. There are so much more to discover and more worth-it experiences and places to go to.