10 Breathtaking Photos of Alaska

10/05/2011 Back To Blog

Still trying to decide on taking one of our Alaska tours?  These photos may make up your mind for you.

Alaska is home to truly some of the most breathtaking sights on Earth.  From precipitous mountains and swirling rivers to stunning wildlife, Alaska is a must-visit in any adventurous person’s lifetime.

But don’t take our word for it.  Here are the 10 photos that truly display the majesty of the Last Frontier.

 

Denali reflected in wonder lake, Denali National Park, Alaska

Alaska is home to the tallest mountain in North America, Denali, which towers 20,320 ft above sea level

A humpback whale breaches in the waters of southern Alaska

A humpback whale breaches in the waters of southern Alaska

Green Glowing Sky of the Aurora Borealis with stars above and trees below.

The Northern Lights cast an eerie glow over the nighttime air

Two polar bear cubs play at the Alaska Zoo in Anchorage

Two polar bear cubs play at the Alaska Zoo in Anchorage

New Eddystone, an incredible rock formation in Behm Canal in southwestern Alaska

New Eddystone, an incredible rock formation in Behm Canal in southwestern Alaska

A skier catches some serious air in the mountains near Juneau

A skier catches some serious air in the mountains near Juneau

mountain range on the coast, touching the bay.

Very few places on earth can you see mountain ranges drop straight into the ocean

The trans-Alaska pipeline zig-zagging across the terrain with mountains in the background

The famous Alaska Pipeline stretches 800 miles and can transport nearly half a million barrels of oil a day

Bear standing at the top of a wide waterfall with mouth open awaiting a large salmon to jump into its mouth.

A king salmon makes an ill-advised jump…

Highway in Alaska that appears to be driving straight toward the mountains.

You’ll never have a more scenic road trip than in Alaska

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