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Bear Watching

Bear Watching (Admiralty Island) – located just south of Juneau, Admiralty Island is home to an estimated 1,600 brown bears, earning the island’s nickname the “Fortress of Bears”. Many of these bears can be seen at Pack Creek Bear Sanctuary. Bear tours can be via a scenic floatplane ride to the island or with a […]

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Aurora / Northern Lights

  Aurora / Northern Lights (Fairbanks) – first time visitors to Alaska shouldn’t miss out on the opportunity to experience this rare and mystical event. Find out more about the Northern Lights and what you need to know to make your viewing trip a success. Peak viewing season is in the dead of winter, when […]

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Alyeska Resort

Alyeska Resort (1000 Arlberg Avenue, Girdwood, AK) –– this is Alaska’s premier year-round destination featuring the 300-room Hotel Alyeska. Located just 40 miles from Anchorage and Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport, Alyeska Resort is your base camp for summer and winter excursions. Activities offered here include winter heli-skiing, cat-skiing, and snowshoeing, and summer kayaking, flightseeing, […]

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Alaska Zoo

Alaska Zoo (4731 O’Malley Road, Anchorage) — In the wooded foothills of the Chugach Mountains, the Alaska Zoo puts visitors face-to-face with local animals. With wolves, lynx, wolverines, moose, musk oxen, eagles, reindeer, river otters, seals and many more tucked along forested paths, the Zoo is Alaska’s showcase of natural majesty. It’s the only place […]

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Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center

Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center (Mile 79 Seward Highway, Girdwood) – Spread across 200 acres in the Portage Valley, moose munch through Willow, and a trio of massive brown bears saunter through the brush, cooling off in nearby ponds. The Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center is home to herds of elk, reindeer, musk oxen, bison, eagles, fox, […]