Mountain Goats are often one of the “must see” large animals on Alaskan tourist’s wish lists. Fortunately, the coastal mountains of Alaska seem to suit them, offering a good chance at closer views of these magnificent creatures.
Alaska has long been acknowledged for its frontier spirit and adventurous lifestyle. We are a pragmatic people, fairly flexible and mostly capable of taking life as it comes. When you come to Alaska for our spectacular sights, be sure to take the time to visit the people of Alaska too.
Seward, Alaska, is one of the top tourist destinations on any Alaska vacation “bucket list”, no matter how you get there. The harbor town of Seward on Resurrection Bay in the Gulf of Alaska is only a 4-5-hour drive from Anchorage. It is famous for its scenic marine wildlife and glacier tours.
The Alaska SeaLife Center in Seward, Alaska, is much more than a public exhibit of Alaskan marine mammals, birds and fish. The Center is primarily dedicated to research and education. It is also the only permanent marine mammal rescue and rehabilitation facility in the state.
The amazing Whittier Tunnel, only an hour from Anchorage, is a 2 1/2 mile long combo vehicle/train tunnel. It is the entryway to Prince William Sound and the port town of Whittier, Alaska. Whether you take the train, a tour bus or your own vehicle - the tunnel is a must-see. Adventure awaits!