Sunday, January 3, 2016

Exploring Alaska

By Adam Bright

Arranging a holiday in Alaska can be an exceptionally pleasurable enterprise, and voyaging this lovely state in an own special mobile room can bring many recollections that will last an existence time.

Alaska itself defines freedom. Nowhere in America does the open road stretch through endless horizons as it does in Alaska, from lush emerald rainforest to azure blue glacial ice-fields, and everywhere in between. To truly soak in all of the beauty and majesties that Alaska has to offer you need to the chance to explore at your own pace, unhurried and free.

Nearly 430 species of birds can be found in Alaska, including ducks, geese, swans and the millions of seabirds that nest in colonies along Alaska's coastlines. Alaska's shorelines are home to an abundance of marine life, including stellar sea lions, walrus, whales, seals and sea otters.

The variety and impressive numbers of mammals, birds, and marine wildlife in Alaska draw visitors from all over the world. For some travelers, Alaska is wilderness, at least, compared to what they may know from back home. The pristine wilderness of Alaska is, perhaps, the last vestige of thriving populations of North American wildlife. Where else can you see polar bears, bald eagles, blue and humpbacked whales, gray wolves, grizzly bears, orcas, lynx, moose, and hundreds of other rare and endangered species in their original and undisturbed natural habitats?

Alaska has 3 million lakes, more than 3,000 waterways and more coastline (6,640 miles) than the whole mainland of United States. There are more dynamic ice sheets in Alaska than in whatever is left of the world. Alaska is likewise home to 80 percent of all the dynamic volcanoes in the U.S.

Anyone who loves traveling will want to take RV rentals to enjoy the true nature. Driving through Alaska, one can find historic homesteads, picturesque villages, and scenic rivers. Many take RV vacations to Alaska's public lands that encompass large natural areas and display a wealth of geological and biological diversity. Active families will love the miles of hiking trails at Alaska mountains. Considered by scientists as "living laboratories," these lands provide opportunities to study natural processes and the effects of human activities.

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