alaska travel guide

1. Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center Visitor center in Juneau, Alaska Contemporary building with interpretive exhibits & souvenirs related to Mendhenhall Glacier. Address: 6000 Glacier Spur Rd, Juneau, AK 99801, United States Phone: +1 907-789-0097

2. Tracy Arm Fjord Tracy Arm is a fjord in Alaska near Juneau. It is named after the Secretary of the Navy Benjamin Franklin Tracy. It is located about 45 miles south of Juneau and 70 miles north of Petersburg, Alaska, off of Holkham Bay and adjacent to Stephens Passage within the Tongass National Forest. Location: Alaska, USA

3. Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center Animal sanctuary in Anchorage, Alaska The Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center is a non-profit organization dedicated to conservation, research, education, and animal care. The center is located on about 200 acres at the head of Turnagain Arm and the entrance to Portage Valley, Milepost 79 of the Seward Highway, about 11 mi southeast of Girdwood. Address: Mile 79, Seward Hwy, Girdwood, AK 99587, United States Notable animals: Dirus, Clubby, Lothario, Tok, Tai, Kobuk, Holly Opened: 1993 Land area: About 200 acres (81 ha)

4. Fountainhead Antique Auto Museum Museum in Fairbanks, Alaska This resort museum offers guided tours, 70 historic automobiles & post-Gold Rush heritage exhibits. Address: 212 Wedgewood Dr, Fairbanks, AK 99701, United States Phone: +1 907-450-2100

5. Running Reindeer Ranch Tour operator in Alaska Address: 1470 Ivans Alley, Fairbanks, AK 99709, United States Phone: +1 907-455-4998

6. Denali Mountain in Alaska Denali is the highest mountain peak in North America, with a summit elevation of 20,310 feet above sea level. With a topographic prominence of 20,194 feet and a topographic isolation of 4,621.1 miles, Denali is the third most prominent and third most isolated peak on Earth, after Mount Everest and Aconcagua. Elevation: 6,190 m Prominence: 6,144 m First ascent: June 7, 1913 Mountain range: Alaska Range, American Cordillera, North American Cordillera First ascenders: Walter Harper, Hudson Stuck, Robert Tatum, Harry Karstens

7. University of Alaska Museum of the North Museum in College, Alaska The University of Alaska Museum of the North is a cultural and historical museum on the University of Alaska Fairbanks campus. Located in: University of Alaska Fairbanks Address: 1962 Yukon Dr, Fairbanks, AK 99775, United States Phone: +1 907-474-7505 Architect: Joan Soranno Opened: 1917

8. Kenai Fjords National Park National park in Alaska Kenai Fjords National Park is an American national park that maintains the Harding Icefield, its outflowing glaciers, and coastal fjords and islands. The park covers an area of 669,984 acres on the Kenai Peninsula in south-central Alaska, west of the town of Seward. Address: Alaska, United States Phone: +1 907-422-0500 Established: December 2, 1980 Area: 669,984 acres (2,711.33 km2) Visitors: 321,596 (in 2018) Management: National Park Service

9. Alaska SeaLife Center Aquarium in Seward, Alaska The Alaska SeaLife Center, Alaska’s premier public aquarium and Alaska’s only permanent marine mammal rehabilitation facility, is located on the shores of Resurrection Bay in Seward in the U.S. state of Alaska. Address: 301 Railway Ave, Seward, AK 99664, United States Phone: +1 888-378-2525 Notable animals: Dipper, Tongass, Kasilof, Tyonek, Kordelia Opened: May 20, 1998 Founded: May 1998 Exhibits: I.Sea.U, Rocky Coast Discovery Pool, Octopus Grotto

10. Tony Knowles Coastal Trail The Tony Knowles Coastal Trail is an 11-mile-long trail along the coast of Anchorage, Alaska designated for non-motorized use. The trail runs from Second Avenue in downtown Anchorage and finishes in Kincaid Park. The trail is entirely paved, supports two-way traffic, and connects with the Chester Creek Trail.

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