7 of the Most Beautiful Small Towns in Alaska

By Manish Choudhary

1. Sitka

Sitka is on an island. It has forests, ocean views, and old Russian buildings. Visit the Russian Bishop's House and Sitka Park.

2. Talkeetna

Talkeetna is near Denali, the tallest mountain. It has log cabins and local shops. Enjoy mountain views, fishing, and hiking.

3. Haine

Haines is surrounded by nature. It has a museum, a yearly fair, and a place to watch eagles.

4. Homer

Homer is on the Kenai Peninsula. It’s known for fishing, art galleries, and the Homer Spit. You can fish, kayak, and hike.

5. Skagway

Skagway has old Gold Rush buildings. Take a scenic train ride through the mountains.

6. Seward

Seward is on Resurrection Bay. It’s a gateway to Kenai Fjords Park. See wildlife, glaciers, and visit the SeaLife Center.

7. Petersburg

Petersburg is on Mitkof Island and has a Norwegian heritage. It’s great for fishing, boating, and watching wildlife.