Anchorage, AK (PRWEB) February 9, 2008
Alaska is one of the two non-contiguous states in the United States but the state is rich of natural beauty. Of the nation's 58 national parks, eight of them are located in Alaska. USATravelPal.com has published a detailed travel guide full of information, pictures, addresses, and phone numbers on 62 total locations in the state.
The national parks located in Alaska are: Denali, Gates of the Arctic, Glacier Bay, Katmai, Kenai Fjords, Kobuk Valley, Lake Clark, and Wrangell St. Elias. According to USATravelPal.com, the Denali National Park and Preserve is the most prominent of all National Parks in Alaska. Denali is home to the Alaska Railroad, Mount McKinley, and the Wonder Lake. The most anticipated of activities to do at the National Park is whitewater rafting, and wildlife viewing.
Alaska is also home to several state parks and museums according to USATravelPal.com's online travel guide. The travel guide has published articles on the following locations: Earthquake Park is located in Anchorage, Pioneer Park in Fairbanks, Kachemak in Homer, Totem Bight Historical Park in Ketchikan, Kodiak National Wildlife Refuge in Kodiak Island, Sitka Historic Park in Sitka, and the Klondike Gold Rush Historic Park in Skagway.
USATravelPal.com highly recommends tourists to check out the scenic beauty of the Alaskan Peninsula, a stretch of over 500 miles that separates the Pacific Ocean from Bristol Bay. For those interested in activities, they recommend you to hike the Chilkoot Trail.
Alaska is known for its historical element. For example, the Last Train to Nowhere is an abandoned railroad train in a ghost town of Solomon. And the Red Dog Saloon, the oldest man-made tourist attraction in the city of Juneau. For art lovers, the Anchorage Museum of History and Art is a must-see says the web site. They claim it is the largest museum in Alaska and features more than 21,000 objects.