Drive to Canada on the Alaskan Highway
The Alaska-Canada Highway, also known as the Alcan Highway, is a perfect opportunity to see the biodiversity of the region in close proximity from the Delta Junction (near Fairbanks) to the dawson river in British Columbia, Canada. However, in Alaska, the Alaska Highway contains only 200 miles of land; much of the 1.520 kilometers of land are in the Yukon and British Columbia region, and you would not be far enough without a proper passport or passport card to reach the Canadian boundary.
Celebrate Culture at the Alaska Native Heritage Center
The Alaska Native Heritage Center is located just outside Anchorage Area, and offers hands-on access to culture, art and the citizens of the 11 main Alaskan cultural groups. As you remain at Meeting Spot, see Alaska Native musicians in the Hall of Cultures, perform, say and play; visit exhibitions in the Hall of Cultures and show to Alaska indigenous musicians; and take a see of films about the various cultural communities in the Hall of Cultures.
Nevertheless, the key attractions of the Heritage Centre are six aboriginal houses in the wooded region off the bottom, next to Lake Tiulana, where visitors can see Athabascan and Inupiaq / St. The Eyak, Haida, and Tzimshian people reside on Lawrence Island, Yupik / Cup’ik, Aleut, Alutiiq, and Eyak.
Ride on the Alaska Railroad
From Seward, to Fairbanks, the Alaska Railroad has been a significant conduit with more than 550.000 people a year, and has become a big part of Alaska’s tale and the growth of the town of Anchorage from a remote tent community to the main city centre. The road is regularly visited by Denali, Chugach National Park, Anchorage City and several other towns and villages. Alaska Railroad also provides a broad variety of exclusive yearly trips including the Halloween Children’s Train and backcountry skiing packages in the winter.
See the Animals at the Kroschel Wildlife Center
Kroschel Wildlife Center is a nature preserve situated 28 milles outside the town of Hennes in the North of the Alaska Panhandle, owned and run by independent filmmaker Steve Kroschel. Kroschel and a devoted worker look for unwanted orphaned wild animals directly in the center, so that these creatures can move freely around the property in their natural environment. The center offers tourists with exposure to 15 native Alaskan animals, including trees, goats, lynx, grizzly bears, rendeers and owls, 600 yards of curative paths.
Touch the Sea Life at the Kodiak Fisheries Research Center
The Kodiak Fisheries Research Center is a multi-agency laboratory and office building on Kodiak Island off the south coast of Alaska that gives tourists an opportunity to focus on the waters of Kodiak Island in the area of Kodiak. With a 3,500gal contact tank, the research center provides visitors with realistic information in aquatic life at its Interpretive Center that houses crabs, shrimp, snails, starfish and different types of peach. The laboratory may even be toured to hear directly from marine scientists.
Stay Cool at the Aurora Ice Museum
The Aurora Ice Museum is a year rounds winter entertainment attraction inside the Chena Hot Springs Resort in Fairbanks which consisting of over 1,000 tons of ice which snow. Take a tour to the museum to see exclusive Ice Sculptures— those of the world’s renowned carving champions Steve and Heather Brice, plus three whole rooms built of ice. Each day of the year, tours of the Museum are accessible at 11:00, 13:00, 13:00, 17:00 and 7:00.
Go Whale Watching in Juneau
The city of Juneau isn’t just Alaska’s capital; it’s also one of the best locations to go on a whaling tour in the state. Begin your trip with a 25-mile bus ride from the tramway station Mount Roberts to the harbor of Auke Bay and take a ferry boat to carry you around the island. You will be seeing a range of wildlife on your trip, including bald eagles, whales, sea lions and orcas, as well as humpback bale stars.