It’s a new year, and a new chance for a new resolution to travel more! Travel is always on my list of new year’s resolutions; what about yours?
Well, if you’re in need of a little Alaska travel inspiration to help you plan your summer trip, or just need a little armchair adventure, read on!
Google’s Top 10
Alaska was one of Google’s Top 10 “Trip to…” searches last year! Travel Alaska is now on a mission to make it the #1 search of 2020, and they’ve made a video to inspire a few more searches for just what you can do in Alaska in the summer:
The Ultimate Alaska Road Trip
AFAR Magazine offers some great tips on a road trip across the Great Land: Highlights include hiking on glaciers, mushing with Denali’s canine rangers, touring Alaska’s organic farms (there are more than you think!), and visiting historical sites.
Glaciers, Mountain Peaks, and Organic Farms: The Ultimate Alaska Road Trip
Adventure Travel, Alaska-style
If you want your road trip to include a little more adventure, here are a few tips from Lonely Planet on how to add a little adventure, Alaska-style: heli-biking, via ferratas, and hiking straight up mountains.
5 Alaska adventures that offer a new perspective
Or is it the wildlife that’s on your list? From grizzlies to Dall sheep to caribou, Denali is the place to spot them all. This article in Forbes explores what you can see on a backcountry adventure, along with some of the quirky people and towns you’ll encounter.
Wildlife Adventure: Spot the Big 5 in Alaska
Don’t Forget Anchorage
Of course, we always encourage you to spend time in our town before or after you head out to see the rest of the state: Anchorage has a lot to do! Smarter Travel offers a list of 8 great activities that let you experience Anchorage without missing out on the real Alaska.
8 Best Things to do in Anchorage, Alaska
Alaska’s Coolest Town
Matador chose its coolest towns in America last year, and an Alaskan town made the list! While you’ll have to take your travel van on the Alaska Ferry to get there, Sitka offers a mix of history, gastronomy and adventure that will please every traveler!
25 Coolest Towns in America
Plan Your Trip
And while this last article isn’t necessarily about Alaska, The Outbound offers some great tips on planning a road trip, balancing advance reservations with flying by the seat of your pants, and narrowing down all the possibilities.
How to Plan a Road Trip