America’s last frontier, Alaska summons the wild spirit with its towering mountains, breaching whales, and endless light. Cruise fjords, hike glaciers, and spot grizzlies in Denali National Park’s expansive wilderness. Native culture thrives alongside rough and tumble gold rush ghosts. With otherworldly landscapes from the towering Aurora Borealis to volcanic valleys, Alaska promises once-in-a-lifetime adventures. Up here, nature rules supreme.

Independence Mine, Palmer, Alaska

Experience One of the Largest Gold Mines in Alaska

Dating back to the 1890s, many settlers flocked to Alaska to try their luck at striking gold. Nestled in the Talkeetna Mountains, Independence Mine was once the second largest gold mine in the state. While it stayed in operation until the 1950s, today it serves as a state historical park.
Museum of the North, Fairbanks, Alaska

Learn About the History of Alaska at the Museum of the North

Operated by the University of Alaska, this museum is dedicated to preserving the cultural and natural history of the state and Circumpolar North. Dive deep into the history of the natural geology of Alaska and learn about native culture. Experience unique exhibits as you see real artifacts from centuries of Alaskan history.
Chilkat Bald Eagle Preserve

You Can See the World’s Largest Concentration of Bald Eagles

Tucked away in Alaska is the Chilkat Bald Eagle Preserve where several hundred eagles call this place home. Nestled on the banks of the Chilkat River, this preserve is dedicated to maintaining a place for the bald eagles to nest, forage and live protected. The park is so large that it encompasses nearly 50,000 acres of Alaskan wilderness.
St. Michaels Cathedral, Sitka, Alaska

See St. Michael’s Cathedral, The Oldest Orthodox Cathedral in the World

First built in the 1840s while Alaska was still under Russian rule, St. Michael’s Cathedral stands as a landmark to the states religious history. While this cathedral has had a series of obstacles during its span, it is a loved historical place in the downtown area of Sitka.

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