By Keith Davidson
Иллюстрированный путеводитель по Аляске. Множество фотографий, иллюстраций и карт как выбрать правильный маршрут. Планы и карты национальных парков Аляски. Огромный выбор отелей и ресторанов город за городом: достопримечательности и праздники. Прогулки, экскурсии и тематические маршруты. Alaska should be approximately divided , into 8 major areas. the biggest urban, Anchorage, brings a style of city existence to the barren region, whereas to the south, the Kenai Peninsula deals a number of outdoors actions. Prince William Sound, a incredible bay at the south coast, gains outstanding surroundings and wildlife-viewing. Southeast Alaska, an archipelago of wonderful islands, boasts the country capital Juneau, and a number of captivating cities. The great inside, bisected by way of the Alaska diversity, includes Fairbanks, the states moment urban, and Alaskas element of the Klondike goldfields. Southwest Alaska combines stark volcanic landscapes with high quality fishing grounds, whereas Arctic and Western Alaska is a pristine desert. under is an summary of every of those assorted areas.
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Blueberry Festival (1st weekend), Ketchikan. The humble blueberry is honored with pie-eating contests, art exhibitions, folk music, food stalls, and even a slug race. Independence Day (Jul 4), across Alaska. While there are statewide celebrations, Seward has the biggest event with its Mount Marathon race. Seldovia and Skagway are also popular venues. World Eskimo-Indian Olympics Talkeetna Moose Dropping Festival (2nd weekend), Alaska Bearpaw Festival Southeast Alaska State Fair (mid-Jul), Eagle River near Anchorage.
Massive columns of ancient ice tumble from the glacier’s face with the sound of thunder followed by a dull splash. Valdez KEY Suggested route Cordova Malaspina Glacier, at 1,500 square miles (3,890 square km), is the largest piedmont glacier in North America. It was named for the 18th-century Spanish explorer, Alejandro Malaspina. • Alaganik Cape Yakataga • KAYAK ISLAND dramatically surges forward up to 328 ft (100 m) per day about every 20 years, sometimes filling the lake at its foot with calving icebergs.
On offer are bear-oriented events, including a parade, a teddy bear (3rd week), Haines. This fair features a farmers’ market, a lumberjack show, pig races, a dog show, and live music. Talkeetna. This very popular festival includes a parade, a 3-mile (5-km) run, and a (mid-Jul), Fairbanks. This Native event includes an array of traditional games, including the kneel jump, toe kick, blanket toss, ear pull, and greased pole walk. Crowds at the Fourth of July parade in downtown Seward Seward Silver Salmon Derby (mid-Aug), Seward.
Alaska - Eyewitness Travel Guide. by Keith Davidson