As Alaska’s visitors cross the Arctic Circle, legend has it that many pilots give the plane a slight “bump” letting passengers know they’ve crossed the legendary circle. Alaska’s Arctic is home to the Inupiat Eskimos, many who still live a subsistence lifestyle and still preserve their history verbally from generation to generation. The Far North is filled with a rich history and natural wonders, from the gold rush days of yore to the Gates of the Arctic National Park and Preserve.
The communities of Alaska’s Far North are accessible from Fairbanks or Anchorage via jet or small aircraft. This is one of Alaska’s most diverse regions, filled with cultural opportunities, wildlife and a landscape ranging from coastal plains to mountain ranges.
My husband and I spent a week in Alaska in June of 2006, it wasn't enough time! We enjoyed everything we saw from Anchorage to Palmer to the Kenai!
We especially enjoyed fishing for Kings on the Kenai with our friends Jane and Keith Holtan of Beaver Creek Cabins and Fishing in Kenai. Keith is a great guide and full of wonderful stories about Alaska AND I caught a King! All in all a wonderful trip.
We will be back and I guarantee we will stay a lot longer next time!
Located on the southern side of the Seward Peninsula along the Bering Sea coast, Nome is an interesting place that combines Alaska’s gold rush history with rich Inupiat Eskimo...
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