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Why visit Alaska?
Alaska, the adventure land
Since the time of gold rush Alaska has been known as the land of adventurers.
Many had tried their luck at the Yukon River back in the past, a few of them
really become rich. The job of the miner was a hard task. But the gold rush is
long over, the wealth of the Alaska is now the "black gold" that can be found in
the north of the state. A glance at the map of Alaska shows how big Alaska is
and how little it is populated.
Alaska now welcomes a large number of nature and adventure tourists. The
unspoilt nature, the rugged coast, wild rivers and the vast land attract the
tourists. A white water trip on the Yukon River, a sledge ride in winter is
probably something for the adventurer. It is recommended for everyone to arrival
of the U.S. by the Alaska ferry which passes the towns and villages along the
panhandle of Alaska. The route takes you between the mainland, fjords and
offshore islands. Nature is absolutely overwhelming.
On the route you can also pass the capital of Alaska, Juneau. It is not the
largest city, but politically the most important. Anchorage is Alaska's largest
city with 270,000 inhabitants. Here there is a lot to see and do. Museums,
shopping centers and the Alaska Zoo. Besides Anchorage another notable city is
Fairbanks, which is located further north in Central Alaska.
Alaska is not considered to be an the ideal vacation spot for relaxing on the
beach but it is a paradise for sportsman as the waters that Alaska offer are
beautiful. When you are about to visit this area, you are hopefully not leaving
empty handed. For reaching this goal you should the Kenai River. This river is
full of trophy fish.
The Kenai River is best known for king salmon. The world record salmon was
caught in the Kenai River. People from all over the world visit the area to
catch the huge salmon. These fish begin to enter the fresh waters of the Kenai
River in mid-May The fishing season for Kings continues throughout the summer
until the end of July. Besides king salmon fishing, anglers can also catch red
salmon, silver salmon, pink salmon and even rainbow trout.
How to make the best trip while fishing in Alaska - the hardest part of planning
your trip will be to decide when to visit, which fish to search for and where to
stay while there. For bed and breakfast in Alaska you have come to the right
Denali National Park
Denali State Park