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Summer Activities

The Alaska Railroad travels through the Denali National Park

Hike in Chugach State Park, a parcel of land that runs along Anchorage's eastern border

Fish for all five species of salmon on the Kenai Peninsula

Take a water taxi from Homer to the seaside communities of Seldovia and Halibut Cove

Ride the Alaska Railroad along Turnagain Arm from Anchorage to Seward or from Anchorage to Fairbanks via Denali National Park & Preserve

Raft the Kenai, Matanuska or Sixmile River

Kayak the waters of Prince William Sound from Whittier

Shop for Alaska Native art at the Alaska Native Medical Center gift shop

Cruise among the icebergs of Portage Lake

Drive the Seward Highway from Anchorage to Seward, one of only a handful of designated All American Roads

See the terminus of the Trans-Alaska Pipeline in Valdez

Watch giant cabbages of up to 90 pounds be weighed in at the Alaska State Fair in Palmer

Cruise the College Fjords glaciers of Prince William Sound

Visit the Alaska Zoo in Anchorage

Kiss a moose at Big Game Alaska Wildlife Center in Portage

Visit Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race headquarters in Wasilla

Hike Hatcher's Pass in the Mat-Su Valley

Visit the abandoned Kennecott Copper Mine at McCarthy

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