Alaska is one of the most amazing places on earth. It is so big and beautiful that there is so much to see and do. It’s like a giant playground for nature lovers. So much so, that here are 10 things you MUST do if you don’t want to feel left out. 

To start with, take a whale watching tour it’s so cool to see whales swimming in the wild. Humpback whales and killer whales may also be spotted.

Visit Denali National Park Denali is the highest mountain in North America and really cool to see up close. Bears, elk and other wildlife can also be seen.

Go Dog Sledding Dog sledding is a traditional Alaskan mode of transportation and a lot of fun. Ride a sled pulled by a team of friendly huskies.

Salmon Fishing Alaska is known for salmon fishing. It can be caught in rivers and seas. It’s really fun to try one and get involved!
See the Northern Lights In winter, the Aurora Borealis, also known as the Aurora Borealis, illuminates the night sky with beautiful colors. A magical experience!

Take a Flightseeing Tour Alaska is so big and beautiful you can see it from the air. Fly over glaciers and mountains, and even see whales and bears from above!

Take a bear-watching tour Alaska is home to many bears, including grizzly bears and black bears. It’s really cool to see them in their natural habitat.

Visit the starting point of the Iditarod Trail Dog Sled Race To conclude with, the Iditarod is a famous annual dog sled race held in Anchorage. Incidentally, you can see the musher and his dog before starting the race.

“The Iditarod is a famous annual dog sled race held in Anchorage. You can see the musher and his dog before starting the race.”

Visit the Alaska Native Heritage Center a place to learn more about the different cultures of Alaska Native peoples. You can see their traditional costumes and learn about their way of life.
Take a Glacier Cruise Alaska is home to some of the world’s largest and most beautiful glaciers. You can take a boat tour to see them up close and sometimes even watch them give birth. All in all, Alaska is a place of adventure, fun, and natural beauty, and a must-see for lovers of the great outdoors and the great outdoors. So pack your bags and embark on the adventure of a lifetime!

Denali Majestic Experience

Among the hotels in Denali National Park, there are hotels that stand out.
Grande Denali Lodge. Indeed, this hotel is a true gem, offering the perfect combination of comfort, luxury and adventure.

In fact, from the moment you arrive, you will be amazed by the lodge’s stunning architecture and beautiful scenery. The lobby is grand and cozy with high ceilings and a roaring fireplace. Furthermore, the staff are friendly, helpful and make you feel right at home. As well as this, their rooms are spacious and well-equipped with comfortable beds, fluffy pillows and modern amenities.

The view from the rooms is great. You can see the mountains and the surrounding wilderness. Feel like you are in nature, but with all the comforts of a hotel.

We stayed in a cabin at the lodge and although it’s more pricey, the extra expense is more then worth it. You get everything you need and the cabins are nothing short of luxurious and plentiful. If you’ve never stayed in a log cabin before, then you will thank me for trying this experience.

beautiful lobby at the grande denali lodge

the rooms and the lobby lodge is spectacular with cozy attributes like fireplace, restaurant and great service

“If you’ve never stayed in a log cabin before, then you will thank me for trying this experience.”

Actually, one of the best things about the Grande Denali Lodge is its location. The park’s proximity puts you steps away from some of the most popular hiking trails and wildlife viewing opportunities. The hotel also offers a variety of activities and tours, including bus tours of the park, rafting tours, and flightseeing tours that offer a unique way to see Mount Denali.

What is more, the hotel also has various dining options. The main restaurant serves delicious regional cuisine and offers beautiful views of the mountains. Whatever happens, the bar is the perfect place to relax and unwind after a long day exploring the park.

In summary, the Grande Denali Lodge is a great place to stay in Denali National Park. To conclude with, the luxurious accommodations, beautiful surroundings and convenient location make it the best hotel in the area. I highly recommend this hotel to anyone looking for a comfortable and memorable experience in the heart of the Alaskan wilderness.

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Price Value: Worth Every Penny ****
Proximity: Close ****
Safety: Safe  *****
Cleanliness:  ****
Hospitality: *****
Fun Factor: Woohoo  *****
Great for Kids and Adults: Kids and Adults *****
Will we return: YES!  ***
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