By: Greg Kolesnik
Alaska is an extreme beauty place with a huge options for the tourists, especially during part of the summer when Alaska’s weather is pleasant for those who are not like the cold too much !
So, let’s take a look on just a few places to keep in mind while planing your first trip to this particulary attrative part of North America.
- Matanuska Valley
These area is greatly of a mysterious treasure provide a great sort of outdoor actions: glacier trekking, whitewater rafting and kayaking, ice climbing, rock climbing, mountain biking, fishing, flight seeing and much much more. You can simply spend a few days in the valley and not do it every one.
There are a lot of places to stay, cities to meet up every one of your wishes, lunch options and main other services. All inside a couple of hours of Anchroage. Wasilla is a fast growing city with main services and is kind of the business center of the region. Palmer is still a pretty quiet farm town really founded as a colony in the 30’s. Quite a small number of famous buildings and picturesque farms in the region.
Driving north on the Glenn Highway along the Matanuska River you’ll pass through Sutton, Chickaloon and Hicks Creek as the surroundings makes more and more spectacular. Each one liitle “town” has an establishment with it’s own local character. The Matanuska Valley is the place to go for adventure…propel the speedy and cold river, walk on a glacier, climb rock and ice, go hiking and biking or do it every one.
2 Denali National Park
Approximately 400,000 intrepid tourists journey to Denali National Park and Preserve every year, primarily between late may and early September.
Most come in search of wildlife or glimpses of 20,320′ tall Mt. McKinley, the roof of North America. All are encouraged to take one of the numerous bus rides along the Park highway, the sole vehicle access into the center of the park.
Getting here by car you’ll must to go one highway entrance into Denali only. The Denali Park entry is roughly|approximately|about|around|nearly|just about} 240 miles north
of Anchorage, 120 miles south of Firbanks, and 12 miles south of Healy that is the rearest year-round community.
Or you may go to the Park by train, as Alaska’s state-owned railroad connects Anchorage to Fairbanks, and runs straight throug the entrance of Denali.
Air tour possible also to either Anchorage or Fairbanks which is the best enty to Alaska. Then you’ll want to use a auto, bus or train to reach Denali.
Famous round the globe for its fantastic surroundings, wildlife, Denali is an area of charm, inspiration and exploration for the tourists. Open year-round, activities at all ranges of complexity and exertion can be found. Visitors mainly come in summer, while access by bus into the park gets achievable as winter ice and snow lose their grip on the land. The hardy few that come in winter can imagine solace,
tranquility, and the challenges of extreme weather.