For those with a naturalist streak, few places on earth compare with the wonders of Southwest Alaska. Brown bears amble along the hills and plains, and more than 240 bird species inhabit Alaska’s Southwest region. The region’s terrain ranges from a landscape of volcanoes in Katmai National Park created by the 1912 eruption of the Novarupta volcano, to the windswept Aleutian Islands that make a 1,000-mile sweep toward Asia.
We drove from Fredericksburg Virginia to Skagway Alaska. We were visiting our daughter who lives in Skagway. We entered Canada from North Dakota into Manatoba headed for the Alaska highway. The roads were great!! The gas prices were a little steep the further north we went.We saw carabu, buffilo, mountain goats and a few deer. The mountains were awesome. During our stay in Skagway, we rode the train, visited the garden and drove up to Whitehorse. It was a great trip!! We plan to visit again and again.
Dillingham is a full-service community that welcomes both the commercial fishing industry and a sizeable number of summer visitors in search of some of Alaska’s best sportfishing and wildlife...
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