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With a population of 277,000, Anchorage is Alaska's largest city with 42 percent of the state's population. Recognized as a four-time All-America City, Anchorage is a modern city surrounded by spectacular wilderness with adventures just steps from the hotel. During summer, dazzling displays of flowers adorn homes and storefronts, live music fills the air, Wild Salmon on Parade sculptures appear along city blocks while kings and silvers are caught right downtown in Ship Creek.  Anchorage is a wonderland of lights during winter.

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Denali borough encompasses the Denali National Park with a concentration of hotels and activities at the northern entrance to the park. The Denali Park area offers a wide selection of hotels, lodges and cabin properties just outside the Park entrance.

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With gold discovered in 1902, Fairbanks was an energetic mining town.  Today, with a area population of 97, 000, it is Alaska’s second largest city and the home of the University of Alaska and the northern gateway to Denali National Park with the Alaska Railway connecting the city through the Denali heartland to Anchorage.

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Located 75 miles north of Juneau, Haines is one of the Inside Passage’s most scenic communities and a crucial link to the Alaska Highway. Every summer thousands of travelers, particularly RVers, pass through Haines on their way to Canada’s Yukon and Interior Alaska.

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Juneau has been the state’s capital since 1906 and is nestled at the base of Mount Juneau and across the channel from Douglas Island with a population of 31,000. Juneau is accessible only via sea or air. Cars and trucks are transported to and from Juneau by barge or ferry.  During the summer cruise season, Juneau welcomes close to 1 million visitors. Juneau’s namesake, Joe Juneau, ushered in the gold rush era with his 1880 discovery.

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Ketchikan is the most southeastern city of any size, located on Revillagigedo Island, 90 miles north of Prince Rupert, B.C.  The heart of downtown is Ketchikan Creek and the curving Creek Street, a pedestrian thoroughfare of wooden boardwalks filled with restaurants, galleries and gift shops. In a beautiful cove eight miles north of Ketchikan is Totem Bight State Park, where an historic collection of totems and a native community house can be visited. 

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The City of Kodiak, with 6,000 people, is situated on the second largest island in the United States, approximately 250 air miles southwest of Anchorage in the Gulf of Alaska. Known for the Kodiak bear, the islands also are fishing centers for salmon and halibut with Sitka deer and mountain goats drawing sportsmen and wildlife enthusiasts.

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Palmer is located 42 miles northeast of Anchorage on the Glenn Highway in the Matanuska Valley, and has 5,343 residents currently residing in the 5.2 square mile city. Palmer began in 1916 as a railway station on the Matanuska branch of the Alaska Railroad largely to serve coal mines in the Jonesville/Sutton area northeast of Palmer.

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Seward’s situated at the head of Resurrection Bay on the Kenai Peninsula 126 miles south of Anchorage and is easily reached via the Seward Highway and by cruise ship, best known as the primary cruise port in Alaska.  You’ll discover a bustling harbor and historic downtown district filled with quaint shops and art galleries.

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Nestled on the west side of Baranof Island, Sitka is Alaska’s fourth largest city with  8,500+ residents. Sitka is flanked on the east by majestic snow-capped mountains, and on the west by the Pacific Ocean. Their climate is mild, but they do get more than our fair share of liquid sunshine! Sitka’s early Russian influence is evident throughout the city.

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Also known as Gateway to the Klondike, Skagway is best known for its ties to the Gold Rush in 1896 and has a historical district of about 100 buildings from the gold rush era. It is located in a narrow glaciated valley at the head of the Taiya Inlet along the south coast of Alaska with  close proximity to Glacier Bay National Park.

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Soldotna is located on the banks of the Kenai River on the Kenai Peninsula of Alaska and is a thriving town of over 3,700 residents who enjoy the fishing opportunities, including the Kenai River for King, Sockeye, and Silver Salmon throughout the summer season, but also easy access to nearby Cook Inlet for Halibut and numerous lakes and streams for Trout, Dolly Varden, and other species.

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