Summers in Alaska
Summer in Alaska, although a short season by lower-48 standards, has the benefit of very long days. Over 19 hours of daylight in the Anchorage area allows you to explore this beautiful wild land without the day ending “too soon”. The outdoor activities are diverse and surely something for every interest, whether you choose to explore in the daylight, or extend your adventure for an overnight or two. There are plenty of recreational activities that you can do on your own. Many trails in the area are set up for hiking, biking, canoeing, fishing, wildlife viewing, glacier gazing, and horseback riding, are among your to-do list when you spend your Summer in Alaska . For those who choose to go off on their own, pay attention to wildlife warnings. As you enter their world, respect the wildlife and their space. A few basic precautions go a long way in protecting both you and the creatures that call the great outdoors home. For those who want to maximize their time and allow professionals to show you the world usually inaccessible to the casual vacationer, many activities are available for every level of interest. Guides can take you trekking into the wilds to explore the back country, climbing through ice caves, hiking on glaciers, or just viewing them from the air. There are rivers to explore by raft, canoe, or kayak, and open water to view the spectacular ice of glaciers and icebergs. Guided tours are the way to go for getting a proven positive experience with the time you have available.
Summer in Alaska provides you with a unique time of almost continuous daylight. Temperatures are pleasant in Southern Alaska in the 60s and higher during the day, and into the 40s and 50s at night. Get out there and make an Alaskan memory.