25 Famous Landmarks in Alaska You Must See Story

By Kirke Männik

Introduction

25 Famous Landmarks in Alaska You Must See Story

This article brings together the most famous landmarks in Alaska, including natural, cultural, and historical...

Landmark 1

Prince William Sound, Gulf of Alaska

Prince William Sound is an Alaska landmark that offers a little bit of everything. Lovers...

Landmark 2

Kayak Island, Gulf of Alaska

Located in the Gulf of Alaska, Kayak Island is one of the famous historical sites...

Landmark 3

Bering Expedition Landing Site, Kayak Island

The Bering Expedition Landing Site on Kayak Island is where Vitus Bering and his crew...

Landmark 4

Kodiak Island, Gulf of Alaska

Approximately the size of Cyprus, Kodiak Island is one of the largest islands in the...

Landmark 5

Fort Abercrombie State Historical Park, Kodiak Island

Fort Abercrombie State Historical Park is a historic landmark on Kodiak Island, providing a cultural...

Landmark 6

Alaska SeaLife Center, Seward

Alaska SeaLife Center is the only permanent marine animal rehabilitation facility in Alaska. Opened in...

Landmark 7

Kenai Fjords National Park, Seward

Perhaps the most charming point of interest in Alaska, Kenai Fjords National Park is a...

Landmark 8

Alaska Native Heritage Center, Anchorage

The Alaska Native Heritage Center is a cultural and educational center that has showcased Alaska's...

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Landmark 9

Tony Knowles Coastal Trail, Anchorage

The Tony Knowles Coastal Trail is ranked as one of the best scenic trails in...

Landmark 10

Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park, Skagway

Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park is one of the great historical landmarks in Alaska...

Landmark 11

Wrangell-St. Elias National Park & Preserve, Southeastern Alaska

Wrangell–St. Elias National Park is America's biggest national park. The park maintains the diverse nature...

Landmark 12

Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve, Yakutat

Just 15 minutes by air from Haines, Alaska, Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve is...

Landmark 13

Hubbard Glacier, Yakutat

While this massive glacier extends seventy-five miles inland, the most popular viewing points are along...

Landmark 14

Denali National Park and Preserve, Denali Borough

Denali National Park is one of Alaska's famous landmarks and among the best National Parks...

Landmark 15

Saint Lazaria Wilderness, Sitka

Saint Lazaria Wilderness is an island home to hundreds of thousands of seabirds that rely...

Landmark 16

Alaska Native Brotherhood Hall, Sitka

Alaska Native Brotherhood Hall is the original meeting place of the Alaska Native Brotherhood. The...

Landmark 17

Sitka National Historical Park, Sitka

Sitka National Historical Park commemorates the battles between the Russian American Company and the native...

Landmark 18

Castle Hill, Sitka

Castle Hill, located in downtown Sitka, is an important park in the history of Alaska...

Landmark 19

Russian Bishop's House, Sitka

For over 100 years, the Russian Empire claimed the territory of Alaska, with Sitka as...

Landmark 20

Mendenhall Glacier, Juneau

Located twelve miles from Juneau, Mendenhall Glacier is the only glacier accessible by road in...

Landmark 21

Katmai National Park and Preserve, King Salmon

In 1912, the largest volcanic eruption of the 20th century shook Katmai National Park and...

Landmark 22

Brooks River Archaeological District, Katmai National Park

Also found in Katmai National Park is the Brooks River Archaeological District, one of the...

Landmark 23

Creek Street, Ketchikan

Creek Street was built over the water of Ketchikan Creek to cleverly avoid the labor...

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Landmark 24

Totem Bight State Historical Park, Ketchican

In the early 20th century, many young native people from Alaska moved to non-native cities...

Landmark 25

Japanese Occupation Site, Aleutian Islands

In June of 1942, a Japanese force of over 1,000 stormed the remote island of...

Conclusion

In Conclusion

Alaska is a vast and diverse area rich in nature and history. It is a...

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