Alaska Romantic Getaways
An Alaskan romantic getaway may seem like a chilly choice, but for adventurous romantics, there may be no better place. With bustling cities and towns like Nome, Barrow, Kotzebue, Point Hope,
Fairbanks, College, Fort Yukon, and Kaktovik visitors can find an abundance
of places to stay, cuisines to eat, and romantic things to do.
Alaska romantic getaways can be found in every region
of this great state. Alaska's
urban centers of Nome and Barrow have thriving downtowns to offer
guests an exciting nightlife, regional cuisine, and all the conveniences
and entertainment of a big city. Additionally the beautiful natural
landscape of Alaska offers outdoor enthusiast opportunities for
fun and exploration. Learn all you need to know about
what Alaska has to offer. Find romantic accommodations, destinations,
special events, entertainment, adventures and activities available
for your Alaska getaway.
In all regions of Alaska lovers can find romantic
things to see and do at the wide variety of Alaska attractions.
The cities of Bethel, Unalaska, Dillingham, Kodiak, Anchorage, Juneau,
Homer, and Haines are just a short distance from romantic Alaska
national parks and other attractions like Bering Land Bridge National
Preserve, Cape Krusenstern National Monument, Barrow Beach, Ice
Museum, The El Dorado Gold Mine, Santa Claus House, St. Michael
Island, Kodiak Island Orca Watching, Round Island, Prince William
Sound, Point Woronzof, and Glacier Bay National Park. And there
are plenty of romantic Hotels
and B&B's nearby as well. So whether you're looking to find
a secluded cabin rental in the great outdoors
or seeking thrills at an Alaska theme park, you can be confident
that Alaska can meet all your romance needs. And remember that camping
out under the stars in Alaska national parks can be a great affordable
getaway alternative to hotels. Many of Alaska's national parks
and lakes have cozy getaway cottage or
lakeside romantic cabins for rent. Additionally
depending on when you're planning your romantic Alaska getaway,
you can look for special events like Iditarod Sled Dog Race in March,
Midnight Sun Festival in June, Northern Lights in Winter, Rubber
Duck Race in September, Delta Festival of Lights in February, Festival
of Native Arts in February, Golden Days Street Fair in July, Fairbanks
Summer Arts Festival in July. Events like these can offer romance
seekers opportunities to really experience the unique charms of
Alaska, even if you only have time for a quick weekend
getaway. Whatever your tastes, Alaska's attractions will help
make your romantic getaway extraordinary and memorable!
Northeastern Alaska Getaway Ideas:
If you travel much further north of Fairbanks in Winter, you'll be a popcicle. Only the truly adventurous would actually consider a Northeast Alaska getaway. Northeast Alaska
is home to the cities and towns of Fairbanks, College, Fort Yukon,
and Kaktovik, perfect
for a romantic Northeast Alaska getaway. Fairbanks can offer you can however get a great seat to view the Northern Lightsand is the gateway to the Denali National Park. This region is the last frontier. Our advise, visit in Summer.
There are romantic things to see and do in
Northeast Alaska like Ice Museum, The El Dorado Gold Mine, or Santa Claus House.
Lovers can check out
Delta Festival of Lights in February or Festival of Native Arts in February, or just find a secluded outdoor spot alone
together in Gates of the Arctic National Park or Yukon Flats National Wildlife Preserve.
Northeast AK Cities & Towns
Northeast AK Attractions
The El Dorado Gold Mine
Santa Claus House
Northeast AK Events
Delta Festival of Lights in February
Festival of Native Arts in February
Fairbanks' Golden Days Street Fair in July
Fairbanks Summer Arts Festival in July
Northeast AK Parks
Gates of the Arctic National Park
Yukon Flats National Wildlife Preserve
Northwestern Alaska Getaway Ideas:
Iceburgs, glaciers, and polar bears. Yes, this region offers attractions you truly cannot see in any other US state, but be prepared. This is as remote as any romantic getaway can get. If watching the one you love freeze solid in under 2 minutes is romance to you, this is your kinda place. Nome is the largest town here with a population of just under 10,000. Northwest Alaska
is home to the cities and towns of Nome, Barrow, Kotzebue,
and Point Hope and each are perfect for a romantic Northwest Alaska getaway. If you actually set foot in any of these remote cities you should take a picture to prove it and treat yourself to a souvenir parka!
Visit the Bering Land Bridge National Preserve, Cape Krusenstern National Monument, or Barrow Beach.
Check out Iditarod Sled Dog Race in March or Midnight Sun Festival in June, or just find a secluded
outdoor spot alone together in Cape Krusentem National Monument or Kobuk Valley National Park.
Northwest AK Cities & Towns
Northwest AK Attractions
Bering Land Bridge National Preserve
Cape Krusenstern National Monument
Northwest AK Events
Iditarod Sled Dog Race in March
Midnight Sun Festival in June
Northern Lights in Winter
Rubber Duck Race in September
Northwest AK Parks
Cape Krusentem National Monument
Kobuk Valley National Park
Southwestern Alaska Getaway Ideas
Most of this area of Alaska is accessible only by chartered plane, boat, snow shoes, or sled. It's very remote and there are no cities with a population of more than 7,000. Bethel is the largest town in this region. This whole area may best be seen from the deck of a large and luxurious cruise ship. This is the place for extreme getaways with a high temp of 50 ° in the height of summer. Southwest Alaska
is home to the cities and towns of Bethel, Unalaska, Dillingham,
Visit places like St. Michael Island, go Kodiak Island Orca Watching, or ferry out to Round Island.
Depending upon the month
lovers can check out Kodiak Crab Festival in May or Beaver Round Up Festival in March, or find a secluded
spot alone together in Katmai National Park & Preserve or Wood-Tikchick State Park.
Southwest AK Cities & Towns
Southwest AK Attractions
St. Michael Island
Kodiak Island Orca Watching
Southwest AK Events
Kodiak Crab Festival in May
Beaver Round Up Festival in March
"A Century of Salmon" Tour in June
National Wildlife Refuge Week in October
Southwest AK Parks
Katmai National Park & Preserve
Wood-Tikchick State Park
Southeastern Alaska Getaway Ideas:
Your chances of being mauled by a grizzly are less here than in some other spots. This is one of the few regions in Alaska where you can find civilization. The majority of the population is concentrated here too, so hotels and resturants are easier to find. You'll find whale watching tours here along with lots of other organized outdoor activities. Southeast Alaska
is home to the cities and towns of Anchorage, Juneau, Homer,
and Haines and they're all great choices for a romantic getaway.
You can go to
Prince William Sound, Point Woronzof, or Glacier Bay National Park or experience the Iditarod Sled Dog Race in March or Valdez Ice Climbing Festival in March, or just find a
secluded outdoor spot alone together in Denali National Park & Reserve or Kenai Fjords National Park.
Southeast AK Cities & Towns
Southeast AK Attractions
Prince William Sound
Glacier Bay National Park
Southeast AK Events
Iditarod Sled Dog Race in March
Valdez Ice Climbing Festival in March
Juneau Jazz & Classics in April
Kluane Chilkat International Bike Relay in June
Southeast AK Parks
Denali National Park & Reserve
Kenai Fjords National Park
Unique Southeast AK Experiences
Beluga Whale Watching of the Gulf
Go Crabbing & Shrimping
Deep Sea Fishing
In need of a dentist while on your romantic getaway?
Visit Alaska Family Dentists.
For additional Alaska romantic travel information
contact the Alaska Tourism Office at P.O. Box 110801, Juneau
AK 99811-0801 Telephone: 800-862-5275 or 907-465-2012.