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Alaska was officially proclaimed the 49th state of the United States on January 3rd, 1959. It is the largest state with a land area over 586,000 square miles. The next largest state would be Texas which is less than half the size. According to The United States Bureau of Land Management, Alaska has the world’s largest wildlife refuge comprising 16 million acres. Alaska has more than three million lakes. Marshlands and wetlands that cover over 188,000 square miles. Alaska comprises over 100,000 glaciers which numbers more than half the glaciers in the world.
So, why would a person want to consider Alaska as a vacation destination.
I’m sure that at one time or the other, you have seen either on television, on the big screen, on your computer or in a magazine, images or scenes of Alaska. Even in the wide screen movie theaters where you can imagine a portrait picture of what Alaska’s beauty would seem like, experience the same scene in person and you are beyond a whole new level of beauty. The magnificent picture you see before you is more than just beautiful. It will take your breath away. This is the reason to consider Alaska as your next vacation.
The best way to see Alaska is to take an Alaska Cruise Tour. This will provide you with an experience that would include a land tour as well as a cruise which would make various calls in ports which offer a multitude of Alaskan experiences to choose from. There is an abundment of choices for you to consider. On the land portion of your cruise-tour, You can visit cities such as Fairbanks, Anchorage and Seward among others. Your destination highlights would be Denali National Park which hosts the largest Mountain in North America, Mt. McKinley. You will have the opportunity to stay at one of the many lodges surrounding this overwhelming edifice. Take a wilderness tour of Denali park and see what beauty this land offers. Other choices to visit would be Kenai where you can experience wonderful fishing and wildlife abound in the Kanai Fjords National Park.
Your cruise is just as exciting. Your stops will include cities such as Skagway, Juneau, Ketchikan, among others. You will have the opportunity to see the unusual Glacier Bay National Park, the College Fjord and other natural sights. You can have the opportunity to take a helicopter and land on a glacier. Take a narrow gauge railroad ride up a steep mountain and visit a gold mine. You may be able to pan for gold or grab onto your hats and experience the thrill of the Iditarod when you say mush and pulled by your dog team. There are too many experiences to list but there is something for everyone who goes to Alaska.
Unfortunately, because of our ozone problem, those beautiful glaciers are slowly melting. This would be an ideal time for you to plan for this wonderful vacation.
Alaska has a very short window of opportunity. You can travel between May and September. The best time to reserve this vacation would be now. You will be able to reserve your Cruise at its lowest cost. Your airline fare would be at a minimum as well.