Alaska

Alaska is a U.S. state located in the northwest extremity of North America. The Canadian administrative divisions of British Columbia and Yukon border the state to the east, its most extreme western part is Attu Island, and it has a maritime border with Russia to the west across the Bering Strait. To the north are the Chukchi and Beaufort seas–the southern parts of the Arctic Ocean. The Pacific Ocean lies to the south and southwest. It is the largest state in the United States by area and the seventh largest subnational division in the world. In addition, it is the 3rd least populous and the most sparsely populated of the 50 United States; nevertheless, it is by far the most populous territory located mostly north of the 60th parallel in North America, its population (the total estimated at 738,432 by the U.S. Census Bureau in 2015) more than quadrupling the combined populations of Northern Canada and Greenland. Approximately half of Alaska’s residents live within the Anchorage metropolitan area. Alaska’s economy is dominated by the fishingnatural gas, and oil industries, resources which it has in abundance. Military bases and tourism are also a significant part of the economy.

Most people travel to Alaska during the summer, when the days are long (as in, you might not see the sunset) and the temperatures are warm. The prime Alaska travel season runs from June through mid-August; the prices are highest then, too.

If you want to cut your costs (sometimes as much as by 25 per cent) visit Alaska during the shoulder seasons: mid-May to Mid-June, and mid-August through mid-September. Keep in mind that some tours will start closing up after Labor Day. Late summer and early fall means good blueberry picking and turning leaves, but also the risk of rain.

In winter, you’ll typically have plenty of snow for winter sports, especially in Girdwood, south of Anchorage. You’ll also see the northern lights. The most popular spot for aurora-viewing is up around Fairbanks. Late February and early March is the prime time to visit Alaska for two big events: Fur Rondy, the winter festival in Anchorage, and the famed Iditarod race, which starts in Anchorage and ends in Nome.

If you are planning a trip to Alaska, the best option to stay connected is purchasing an international SIM card. Find out which is the best SIM card for Alaska.

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