Follow in the footsteps of the gold seekers. Gold was discovered here for
the first time in 1902, which helped the "Golden Heart City" Fairbanks to
great growth. Gold is still mined in the region today.
A visit to the disused gold mine Gold Dredge No. is worthwhile for
This small town offers exciting activities all year round: go on extensive
hikes and wildlife watching as well as kayaking and rubber dinghy tours on
the Chena River.
In winter, ice sculpture competitions and the famous sled dog race "Yukon
Quest" take place here.
If you want to venture deeper into the wild, Fairbanks is the ideal starting
point for trips to the Arctic.
Alaska Marine Highway
Discover wild Alaska from the water: The Alaska Marine Highway, a
sophisticated ferry system, connects the towns of Inside Passage, Prince
William Sound and the Aleutian Islands. To explore the small harbor towns,
just rent a bike or take a leisurely stroll.
The best time to travel to Alaska
The months from June to October are perfect for a vacation in Alaska,
because there are double-digit temperatures and snow can only be found on
the mountain peaks. But the snowy winter months also have a lot to offer: go
dog sledding or snowmobiling on snowy trails, marvel at the magical northern
lights or celebrate numerous festivals with the locals. Despite the freezing
temperatures, this country will enchant you!
GATEWAY TO KENAI FJORDS NATIONAL PARK
Seward is an idyllic port town on Resurrection Bay. From
here the excursion tours into the Kenai Fjords National Park start.
ALASKA RAILROAD RIDE
Double-decker observation coaches offer unique views of the
untouched nature off the streets.
WORLD FAMOUS INSIDE PASSAGE
Experience the Inside Passage - one of the most beautiful
fjord landscapes in the world - on a ferry trip on the Alaska Marine
MARVEL AT CALVING GLACIERS
Watch one of the many glaciers in the region calving. During
this spectacular event, huge chunks of ice fall into the sea.
THE KINGS OF THE ARCTIC
Few people are lucky enough to see Alaska's imposing polar
bears up close. Be one of them.
BEAR WATCHING AT BROOK FALLS
In the Kaimai National Park you come very close to the
bears. A special experience that you should definitely not miss.
THE MAJESTIC DENALI
The highlight of the Denali National Park is the mountain of
the same name - the highest mountain in North America and one of the
so-called Seven Summits.
THE BEAUTIFUL KENAI PENINSULA
The unique landscape with its mountains and lakes is ideal
for hiking and wildlife viewing.