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Considered to be ‘The Last Frontier’, Alaska is incredibly picture perfect. With an abundance of rugged mountain landscapes, icy tundras and imposing glaciers, the forty-ninth state of the United States of America is in a league of its own. With its arrestingly beautiful yet wild and mysterious aura, it’s no wonder that Alaska is often a go-to destination for adventure seekers.
But what if you’re not planning to go to Alaska for a high stakes adrenaline rush? What if you want to spend your honeymoon there? Don’t worry, there are plenty of things to enjoy in Alaska that will make your honeymoon memorable.
How to Get to Alaska
Alaska can be reached via land, air, or sea transportation. However, a lot of people visiting Alaska prefer to go by plane.
Best Time to Visit Alaska
Depending on what your itinerary is, there are two best times to head over to Alaska for a honeymoon. April to May is Alaska’s spring season, which is perfect for daytime exploration due to the longer days and the sun being out for long hours. However, if you’re planning to focus on cuddling sessions, you may want to hold out until November, which is the start of winter weather in Alaska and a lot more darkness.
Where to Stay in Alaska
Depending on what your plans are, there are a lot of places to stay in Alaska. Ski lodges are a good option for newlyweds who plan on doing a lot of winter sports. However, you can also have a more personal experience staying in family-owned lodges like Baycrest Lodge.
Where to Go in Alaska
Alaska is so full of natural wonders, it can be very difficult to choose what to visit. Depending on your interests, Alaska has plenty of options.
Kenai Lake is a perfect place for you and your partner to relax by the water. You can spend a day fishing here, or rent a kayak and go kayaking on the lake’s pristine blue waters.
If you and your partner are into the music scene, you can head over to a town called Chicken, where you can participate in the annual Chickenstock Music Festival held every June.
Fairbanks is a city in Alaska that is a popular place to view the Aurora Borealis during the colder seasons. If you are interested in a mesmerizing light show put on by Mother Nature, you can spend a night at the Borealis Base Camp and watch the aurora from within your room.
Alaska is also home to the highest peak in North America. The Denali National Park and Preserve spells out adventure for newlyweds who are into outdoor experiences. Here, you can have a little taste of the Alaska wilderness as you go biking or hiking during the day. If you want to, you can also set up camp in designated areas and watch the starlit night sky with your partner.
Alaska is a treasure trove of natural wonders that are so beautiful and picturesque they will leave honeymooners breathless. Schedule your honeymoon to last for at least a week and enjoy all that Alaska has to offer.