Every tourist destination has its attractions. However, because every tourist is different, these attractions have greater or lesser value. In this series Gary’s gives his reasons for traveling to a particular place. Hopefully some of his thoughts will entice you to consider adding this particular place to your itinerary. The entire series is being categorized under the heading, “Spotlights.” You may find more about these locations in the archives of this website, under headings such as, “Great Places,” “Things to Do in,” “Best of,” “Top 10” and “Places of a Lifetime.” In addition, there may be “Walking Tours” of these places available for purchase on the website for the low price of $1.49 each.
The state of Alaska, the youngest of the United States, has some of the most incredible scenery on the planet. It is like nowhere else in America and should be on every Bucket List for the following reasons:
1. Alaska is pristine wilderness at its most magnificent. The scenery throughout the state is breath-taking.
2. Alaska is a great place to view wildlife, both aquatic and terrestrial.
3. Alaska is THE place to see glaciers, some calving before your eyes.