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3 Unusual Snow Experiences In The USA

Snow skiing, snowboarding, sledding and ice skating are only part of the winter sports scene in the United States. From the Alaskan frontier to the woods of New England to Pennsylvania's beloved Pocono Mountains, the USA also shows its offbeat side through less familiar snow activities. Check out these three experiences. Just don’t forget to pack warm clothes and a sense of adventure. Dog Sledding in Alaska and Maine It’s been Alaska’s official sport since 1972, but dog sledding, also known as mushing, has been part of the region’s culture for centuries. Mushing involves riding on a sled that is pulled by a group of powerful dogs. One of the most popular places to try dog sledding is Alyeska Resort in Girdwood,...

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An outdoor, cultural and urban capital

Perched on a peninsula jutting into Cook Inlet in south-central Alaska, Anchorage offers visitors many faces. A frontier town grown large like the mountain ranges surrounding it, Anchorage was once a boom-and-bust city that became the tourism and transportation hub of the region. While you’ll find plenty of metropolitan excitement in one of the northernmost cities on earth, you’ll also encounter a must-visit outdoor destination that is the gateway to authentic Alaska. Stunning Nature There’s good reason why Outside Magazine named Anchorage one of its 10 best U.S. cities. You’ll find seemingly endless hiking and bike paths winding through the city's green belts and parks. Anchorage is home to 320 kilometers of developed trails, 193 kilometers of which are paved....

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Explore the National Parks

Montana is home to some of the most well-known parks in the country, two of which include Glacier National Park and Yellowstone National Park. However, there are many other hidden gems worth exploring! In fact, Montana has a total of nine National Park Service areas. Explore everything from historic battlefields to natural wonders across all corners of Big Sky Country. If you’re looking for a classic road trip experience take the historic Highway 89 Route, which connects some of the most spectacular national parks in the West! This route begins with Glacier National Park and ends in Yellowstone National Park and covers approximately 580 kilometers from start to finish. A must-stop visit along the way is Giant Springs State Park,...

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The Alaskan wilderness: America's final frontier

With awe-inspiring scenic beauty, enormous ice-age glaciers and abundant wildlife, Alaska is like nowhere else on earth. You'll find a wide variety of activities in Alaska, everything from the mild to the wild. Whatever you do, traveling in Alaska is just plain fun! Watch the Wildlife If you want to see wildlife, Alaska is the place to visit. Bald eagles gather by the hundreds, moose cause traffic jams and millions of salmon spawn in its rivers. Take a guided tour through a national park or wildlife refuge to see moose and caribou or a boat tour to see otters, whales and porpoises. No matter where you go, you'll find an amazing variety of watchable wildlife.   Take a Breathtaking Drive...

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Experience Massachusetts

From exploring the beautiful beaches along Cape Cod and scenic fall foliage drives in Central Massachusetts to discovering the rich history of Boston and its booming food and art scene, no matter the season this East Coast gem will leave you wanting to come back for more. The Cape For anyone in search of the quintessential beach getaway, Cape Cod is the place to go. There are many towns to visit in Cape Cod, each one having its own distinct vibe. Located on Nantucket Sound, Hyannis has earned a reputation as the “heart” of Cape Cod. Located in the middle of the Cape, this spot is ideal for day trips to Provincetown (an hour’s drive away) and the islands of...

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