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If you’re really looking to get off the grid during your time in Alaska, Shuyak Island is the place to go. While only 54 air miles from Kodiak, a trip here isn’t for your average tourist. There are no roads, very limited transportation options to and from the island, and your only sleeping options are state park public use cabins or pitching a tent. But the scenery, remoteness, wildlife, and
unparalleled kayaking through the island’s coastal forests make it worth the effort.
Spread out on the tundra along the Kuskokwim River, Bethel is a frontier town of about 6,000 year-round residents, originally established by...
Katmai is the most famous of Alaska's remote parks for two simple reasons: bears and volcanoes. Although Katmai sees only a fraction of the...