10 Breathtaking Photos of Alaska

10/05/2011
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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.

 

mt-mckinley

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

humpback-whale-alaska

A humpback whale breaches in the waters of southern Alaska

northern-lights-alaska

The Northern Lights cast an eerie glow over the nighttime air

polar-bear-cubs

Two polar bear cubs play at the Alaska Zoo in Anchorage

new-eddystone

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

Juneau-skiing

A skier catches some serious air in the mountains near Juneau

Inlet

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

alaska-pipeline

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

bear-catching-salmon

A king salmon makes an ill-advised jump…

alaskan-highway

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

Posted in: Wildlife in Alaska