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11 Spots That Prove Alaska Is as Fantastic as You Think It Is

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by Katie Scott Aiton Sep 9, 2016

Alaska is home to some of the world’s most expansive and spectacular wilderness scenery. From national parks, that epitomizes everything that truly momentous about the state, to towering mountains, glaciers, and icefields, Alaska has one of the most diverse terrains in the U.S. To feed your imagination, here’s our rundown of some of our favorite locations.

Hatcher Pass, Talkeetna Mountains

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Wrangell–St. Elias National Park, Kennecott Mine

Aerial view of Wrangell-St.Elias National Park in Alaska, one ofthe moist underrated UNESCO sites

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Denali National Park

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Prince William Sound

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Kayaking in Valdez

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Kenai Peninsula, Prince William Sound

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Gates of the Arctic

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Glacier Bay, Margerie Glacier

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Alyeska Girdwood, Girdwood

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Katmai National Park and Preserve


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Kenai Fjords National Park

Fjords in Kenai Fjords National Park in Alaska

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