15 Incredible & Best Places to Visit in Alaska

Alaska is the largest state in the USA, a vast landmass in the northwest of the country that’s separated from the rest of the states by Canada, and icy waterways.

To inspire your adventure, here are the best places to visit in Alaska!

You can learn about the indigenous people of Alaska, or get seriously remote with a trip to the Aleutian Islands.


Has a lot to offer, including some excellent museums and cultural centers delving into both the indigenous and the European history of Alaska.


You can explore the city’s best museums, restaurants, cafes, and bars in Downtown, but save plenty of time to travel into the wilderness.



Enjoy the Museum of the North’s story of Alaska’s natural and cultural heritage, and admire the art installations at the Morris Thompson Cultural and Visitor Center.

Named for Denali, the highest mountain peak in North America, this is the most famous national Park in Alaska.

Denali National Park

Chugach State Park

This beautiful state park is home to a huge variety of wildlife, and you’ll quickly spot the likes of bears and moose, classic Alaskan animals, in their natural habitat.

A huge, jaw-dropping lake that glistens in glorious shades of blue and turquoise in the sunshine.

Lake Clark National Park

You’ll be able to explore this icy realm and delve deep into the local communities that have adapted to thrive in this cold part of the world.

Gates of the Arctic National Park

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