Alaska is one of the most beautiful places in the world. It is by far also one of the harshest states in the United States of America. It is the largest state in the country and is located on the Northwest side of the US sharing its borders with Canada and Russia. The main occupation of native Alaskans is fishing, Tourism, dealing with the oil reserves and wildlife sanctuaries. Not many people know of this gorgeous place but some might remember because of the Eskimos and the huskies.
Alaska’s climate is at all times harsh for someone who comes from moderate climate regions which see all season changes. Alaska receives rain and precipitation almost regularly with heavy snowfall and snow storms. The best time to visit Alaska is literally anytime but sometimes tourists want specific reasons to visit Alaska. If you want to visit Alaska to look at its diverse wildlife, it is best to go in the month of May, June and July via a cruise. Spring brings in animals out of their hibernation and if you are lucky you can even spot a humpback whale. June has recorded to have the most daylight hours and July is the warmest month by Alaskan standards.
If you are interested in visiting the brilliant Denali National Park and Glacier Bay National Park, September is the best month for this. The mountains look exceptional in September. Many people want to visit Alaska for its record breaking Snow and so for them the months of November, December and January are best to experience snowmobiling and boarding, skiing and the famous Alaskan dog sledging. Last but not the least, Alaska is also famous for its view of Northern Lights or Aurora Borealis. To spot these majestic lights, you can visit anytime between Early October till Mid April.
The best way to have an all round vacation in Alaska with Alaska Railroad which takes you from destination to destination and has summer packages as well as winter packages to offer.