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Top 10 Wildly Different Landscapes in the USA

The United States has some of the world’s most beautiful and diverse landscapes. Here's our picks for the top 10 landscapes.
A brown bear fishes for salmon in Alaska. Flickr/hristoph Strässler

Alaska Adventure: Exploring America’s 49th State

Glaciers, wildlife and snow-covered peaks, Alaska has them in spades. Here's what to see and do in Alaska, America's largest (and wildest) state.
Small ship cruise in Alaska

Intimate Alaskan Cruise: Small Ship, Big Land

What's the best cruise in Alaska? This cozy cruise offers glimpses of glaciers, wildlife and non-touristy Alaska.
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Grizzly Dreams: Alaska’s Katmai National Park

Want to see bears in the wild? Alaska should be on your bucket list.

Gates of the Arctic: Adventures in Northern Alaska

Get set for stunning views of the aurora borealis.
Alaska travel offers the chance to see Glacier Bay.

Cruising Alaska: America’s Coolest State Offers the Warmest Welcome

Cool off on an Alaskan cruise for decadent dining and up-close glacier viewing.
Santa Clause is a year-round resident at the North Pole. Photos courtesy North Pole/Santa’s Workshop (Colorado)

Santa Claus: Where is the North Pole?

Yes, Santa Claus does exist. Just head to one of these "North Pole" locations to see the Jolly Ol' Elf in person.
Golf in Fairbanks

Midnight Golf: Fairbanks Fairways

Long summer days keep locals awake for nonstop golfing marathons.
The Disney Wonder cruise ship sails past glaciers at the Tracy Arm Fjord in Alaska.

Cruising Alaska with Disney Cruise Line

A 7-day Alaskan cruise offers a unique family vacation, visiting Skagway, Ketchikan, Juneau and more.

Driving through Alaska: Kenai Peninsula

Spectacular scenery, diverse wildlife and great fishing make for an unforgettable Alaskan road trip.

Arctic Adventure: Paddling Alaska’s Noatak River

Caribou and sandpipers expose one canoeist to the language of the arctic.
Reflections on Alaska

Sourdough Memories: Going Home to Alaska’s Kenai Peninsula

A visit to a Kenai homestead brings reflections of family life in this rugged, beautiful land.

Anchorage: The Ultimate Winter City

Freezing temperatures may keep some inside, but there are plenty of ways to keep warm in this Alaskan town.
Glacier Bay

A Hasty Retreat: Alaska’s Glacier Bay

As glaciers recede, the bay-side town of Gustavas gains new property and a unique shoreline park.

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