Stargaze in Denali National Park
Alaska

Stargaze in Denali National Park

Denali is the indigenous name for Mount McKinley, the peak towering over this expanse of wilderness. Search out grizzlies, wolves and caribou, or simply stare at the stars while camping.

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Raft down Kongakut River
Alaska

Raft down Kongakut River

Surrounded by dramatic mountain scenery, rafting at Kongakut allows you to see caribou grazing, waters teeming with fish and if you’re lucky, wolverines.

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Spot grizzlies in Katmai National Park
Alaska

Spot grizzlies in Katmai National Park

Home to 18 volcanoes, seven of which are active, Katmai National Park is the place to spot grizzlies. Head to Kodiak Island to maximise your chances.

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Hike in the midnight sun
Alaska

Hike in the midnight sun

From May to the end of July, much of Alaska experiences 24-hour daylight. Take this surreal opportunity to head out hiking after midnight in the perpetual twilight.

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Spot whales on the Aleutian Islands
Alaska

Spot whales on the Aleutian Islands

Perfectly located on the whale migratory route, head to the Aleutian Islands between May and September to see orcas, humpback and grey whales.

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Explore indigenous culture
Alaska

Explore indigenous culture

Begin in Anchorage and learn about the cultures that lived here before Europeans arrived. Start at the Alaska Native Heritage Center and the Anchorage Museum.

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