With more than 74,000 visitors in 2014, this national park is the fourth-most visited in the state of Alaska. To continue with our countdown of the five most popular national parks in Alaska, let’s find out what else makes this gigantic park stand out!
Anyone who travels to Alaska gets to see some of the most spectacular natural beauty in the world – and visiting any of the state’s 54 million acres of national park land gives you the chance to see the best of the best. But you might not have time…
Within its 6 million acres, Denali National Park contains everything you need to enjoy the trip of a lifetime. A daytrip into Denali could take you to the glaciers of Denali, four-wheeling to adventure, or paddling along the serene Nenana River. Whatever your interests, you’ll never run out of unforgettable…
Fishing in Alaska is an activity some might only dream about, but once you’re here it couldn’t be easier to find the right spot to reel in the catch of a lifetime! Whether you’re chartering a boat solo or letting a guide take the proverbial reins, Alaska is home to some of the biggest (and tastiest) fish around.
Bear viewing is high on everyone’s must-do list in Alaska this summer. Fortunately, two Princess lodges situated at and nearby Denali National Park and Preserve offer the perfect jumping–off point for a weekend getaway into the wild. Only a five-hour drive from Anchorage and even closer to Fairbanks, the park…Read More
Don’t let the towering mountains around Denali National Park and Preserve intimidate you. Conquering Mount McKinley, the tallest mountain in North America, is the crown jewel for experienced mountaineers, but there are countless other areas in the park that are easily accessible to visitors of varying fitness levels…
This photo by Lake Clark National Park & Preserveis used under a Creative Commons license Nothing makes us want to hike through the Alaska forests like the words of Richard “Dick” Proenneke in One Man’s Wilderness: An Alaskan Odyssey: “I watched an eagle turn slowly and fall away, quick-sliding…Read More
When booking your Alaska vacation, we suggest renting a car to explore all the Last Frontier has to offer, whether it’s world-renowned attractions or more off-the-beaten-path adventures. From Fairbanks to Denali National Park and Preserve and on to the breathtaking Kenai Peninsula, Princess Alaska Lodges offer the perfect road map for an epic Alaska vacation.
Photo courtesy State of Alaska Tourism / Frank Flavin The tallest peak in North America, Denali stands a towering 20,320 feet tall. It’s located inside Denali National Park and Preserve, an area of more than 6 million acres – slightly larger than the state of Massachusetts – often ranked…Read More
The ruins of the 1900-era Kennecott copper mine in Wrangell-St Elias National Park. Photo courtesy State of Alaska Tourism / Matt Hage. Located in Eastern Alaska, Wrangell-St. Elias National Park and Preserve is the largest national park in the United States. Its 13.2 million acres form an area larger than…Read More