Best Road Trip Stops in Alaska
The whole point on going on a road trip is to explore and be able to see many parts of the country/world that you would miss out on flying on a plane. But sometimes you wonder, what are those amazing places and things that we should see? Well if you’re planning a road trip that’s going to or through Alaska then buckle up and read on for the best road trip stops in this state.
Anchorage is an obvious one to some because it is Alaska’s largest city. And boy is there a lot to do there, you might just want to stay there! One thing to do is to go check out Thunderbird Falls. Here you’ll take a 1 mile scenic hike to the beautiful waterfall. Don’t forget that in Anchorage you can go 4-wheeling, biking, dog sledding, fishing, glacier cruising, golfing, ice climbing, and so much more. Since this is the state’s largest city, be sure to check out some of the nightlife like Bear Tooth Theatre Pub.
Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center
As you know, Alaska is all about wildlife! If you want to see the incredible wildlife of this beautiful state then head over to Girdwood, AK. Here you can explore the sanctuary to see all of the animals up close and even feed some! See buffalo, deer, moose, bear, and more.
If you’re looking for an amazing opportunity to fish the waters of Alaska, then Seward is the place for you. Seward is a port city on the Kenai Peninsula nestled between mountains and the ocean. So even if fishing isn’t your thing, it is still a breathtakingly beautiful place surrounded by wildlife and glaciers. They host the Seward Halibut tournament as well as the Mount Marathon race.
Glacier Bay National Park
If you want to go to Alaska to see the incredible array of glaciers then one of the places you should get to is Glacier Bay. Here there are dozens of glaciers to see and even seals! They offer tours out on the water, airplane tours, you can go hiking, kayaking, and whale watching. There’s even shopping and dining too!