Alaska Bucket List ~ Southwest Region

Today we move to a region of Alaska that is more easily accessible by boat instead of car. Granted a lot of Alaska is more easily accessed by boat or bush plane versus a car!

Attu Station

  • Attu Battlefield and U.S. Army and Navy Airfields National Historic Landmark: One of a few sites in Alaska related to its involvement in WWII.

King Salmon

  • Kodiak National Park and Preserve: Known for its grizzly bears that you can watch feed on salmon.


  • Fort Abercrombie State Historical Park: Several remains can still be seen of this WWII era fort.
  • Russian-American Co. Magazin National Historic Landmark: Oldest of only four Russian structures standing in the U.S.

Port Alsworth

  • Lake Clark National Park and Preserve: Beautiful park in the wilderness of Alaska.

All attractions found in the 2019 Alaska Vacation Guide.


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