Prince William Sound and the Kenai Peninsula Travel Guide
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As you travel up the western coast of the United States, through the Inside Passage to the Kenai Peninsula, a change in climate occurs. As Alaska begins to jut out towards Russia, her westerly lands lose the temperate rainforest climate and become more of what you would expect from Alaska: cold, frozen and snowy (at least during the winter). The Aleutian Islands in the west are home to some of the countries busiest Harbors, including Dutch Harbor, where more fish by volume comes in than any other harbor in the United States. This entire area of Alaska has some of the best fishing opportunities for not just commercial fisherman. The rivers are oftentimes overflowing with salmon, which makes fishing a dream as long as you don’t mind sharing the wealth with local wildlife. Traveling east from the islands, still on the southern area of Alaska, will bring you to the Katmai National Park, where Volcanos complement the already long list of natural treasures. Travel further east and you might be able to see Kodiak Island. One of the largest islands in the United States, Kodiak is famous for the beautiful scenery of her valley, as well as being home to the largest bears in the world: the ... read more
Kodiak Brown Bear. Homer and Seward are two major cities at the edge of this Alaskan region, and great fresh seafood can be found here year round. The Kenai Fjords National Park is an absolutely breathtaking part of Alaska that should get you excited for the many great locations that can be found in this relatively highly populated area of the state.
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