Sunset in Alaska: a State Fact and Photo Gallery


Above: A Sunset in Alaska view of the skyline in Anchorage.

Photo: http://www.alaskatourjobs.com/blog/i-heart-alaska/kathleen-division-manager/ 



Scroll down this page for a colorful image gallery of dreamy scenes from America's largest (and coldest!) state. This page features crisp, clear images of Alaskan cities and towns. 


Visit Anchorage, Barrow, Fairbanks, Haines, Juneau, Ketchikan, Ninilchik, Nome, Sitka, Skagway, Talkeetna, and more, from the comfort of your favorite armchair.  





Above: A convenience stop is blanketed with freshly fallen snow in Barrow.

Photo: http://www.martingrumet.com/alaska03jan07.html  





facts about alaska

1.  Alaska's official state flower is the Forget-Me-Not.

2.  Alaska's official state bird is the Willow Ptarmigan.

3.  Alaska's official state tree is the Sitka Spruce.

4.  In 2011, Alaska's population topped 722,000.  That's less than the number of people who live in San Francisco.

5.  Less than two percent of Alaska's residents get to work via public transportation.

6.  Alaska is home to more than three million lakes.

7.  Alaska has more than 250 Federally recognized Indian tribes.

8.  The largest cities in Alaska (by population size) are

  1. Anchorage
  2. Fairbanks
  3. Juneau
  4. Eagle River
  5. Badger
  6. Knik-Fairview
  7. College
  8. Sitka
  9. Lakes
  10. Tanaina

...in that order.



Sunset in Alaska images and more


Above: The ghoul-green Northern Lights (otherwise known as Aurora Borealis)

loom over an RV park in Fairbanks. 

Photo: http://www.ratestogo.com/blog/best-rv-parks/   




Above: Sunset over the Little Mulchatna River

image: rypix.com





Above: A pair of Polar Bears admiring a sunset in Alaska.

image: tuxboard.com




Above: Majestic snowy mountains overlook the quaint, green, waterfront community of Haines.

Photo: redbubble.com





Above: The main commercial street in down town Juneau. 

Photo: http://www.questconnect.org/ak_juneau_photos.htm




Above: A favorite state tourist attraction is Creek Street in Ketchikan. Boat traffic only.




Above: Fishing boats and catamarans cruise the shock-blue waters of Kodiak. Kodiak was home to the first

non native Alaskan settlement back in 1784, when Russian fur traders built a village there.  

Photo: Flickr.com




Above: A weather-beaten neighborhood in Ninilchik. 

Photo: Flickriver.com




Above: A charming hometown view of Nome.

Photo: www.destination360.com/north-america/us/alaska/nome




Above: A cool, watery view of Sitka, a stunning spot from which to watch a Sunset in Alaska. 

Photo: http://shipbright.wordpress.com/  




Above: The quaint little touristy village of Skagway.

Photo: lightcentric.wordpress.com




Above: Downtown Talkeetna. 

Photo: http://fineartamerica.com/featured/talkeetna-alaska-john-greim.html




related links

Go here to find out about Whale Watching Cruises in Alaska

Click here to visit Halibut Cove, located outside of Homer, Alaska.


Visit this link to find a free printable Map of Alaska.



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