Alaska for budget travelers: Kenai Fjords Park can replace a full-fledged cruise around the state

By TravelWiseDec 19, 2023 19:15 PMNews
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Alaska for budget travelers: Kenai Fjords Park can replace a full-fledged cruise around the state
In Alaska, you can have an inexpensive vacation

Traveling to Alaska attracts many adventure enthusiasts who appreciate winter sports, majestic mountains, and beautiful landscapes and are not afraid of snow and cold. However, many visitors to the state may not be able to afford full-fledged land and sea cruises, as they usually cover many locations and take a lot of time.

In addition, passengers have to pay for food, accommodation, services, etc. Fodor's editors shared suggestions on what can replace an expensive trip and how to spend less time exploring Alaska.

Kenai Fjords National Park covers 2,833 square kilometers, of which about 60 percent is covered with snow and ice.

Wildlife enthusiasts can enjoy views of mountain gorges, glaciers, snowy slopes, seabays, and icebergs. All in all, there is everything that tourists seek in one place.

The park's inhabitants include whales, porpoises, sea lions, bears, moose, and mountain goats, and the coastal zone is rich in exotic marine flora.

Kenai Fjords can be reached by a scenic road from Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport to Seward. The road passes through the Chugach Mountains, allowing you to admire the region's nature immediately after landing.

You can also take a train to the park, which runs from Anchorage to Seward from mid-May to late December, offering scenic views of the countryside.

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