13 amazing green getaways

4) Find adventure in Alaska

Green Getaway: adventure in Alaska

Alaska is an ecotourist mecca. Get up close and personal with the natural world at national parks and forests, state parks and wildlife refuges—all of which are home to many vulnerable species. Explore this beautiful state’s many natural wonders by yourself or with an ecotour—exciting options include whale watching, backpacking trips, boat cruises in Glacier Bay National Park, kayaking a scenic river and much more.

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