Today we move into the “Final Frontier” of Alaska. We will begin this series in the Inside Passage region, which includes the capitol city of Juneau.
- Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve: Filled with glaciers, fjords, mountains, and a temperate rainforest, there’s a little bit of everything at this park.
- Fort William H. Seward National Historic Landmark: Location of a military fort during boundary disputes with Canada and the Gold Rush.
- Admiralty Island National Monument: National Monument site located within the Tongass National Forest.
- Mendenhall Glacier: 13 mile long glacier located just outside of town.
- Tongass National Forest: America’s largest national forest and a great place to view Alaska wildlife.
- Misty Fjords National Monument: Steep rock walls along the sea covered with layers of rain forest.
- Totem Bright State Historical Park: Park known for its hand carved totem poles.
- American Flag Raising Site National Historic Landmark: Site of the first American flag raised after Russian America was sold to the United States.
- Sitka National Historical Park: Known for its iconic totem poles.
- St. Michael’s Russian Cathedral National Historic Landmark: Earliest Orthodox cathedral in the New World.
- Klondike Gold Rush National Historic Park: Discover the history of the Alaska Gold Rush.
All attractions found in the 2019 Alaska Travel Guide.