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Transcript of ALASKA
Period 6 WHY DID WE CHOOSE ALASKA?! -It is something different.
-No other group has done Alaska yet.
-Danielle and Elaine only wanted to do Alaska because they thought it be "cute" to dress up as Eskimo’s and create igloos and penguins.
Lol, which obviously we didn’t even have the time to do! Nicknamed: The Last Frontier
Their motto: North to the Future
Alaska the largest state in the United States by area.
It was declared the 49th state of the U.S. on January 3, 1959.
Population: 722,718 in 2011 Introduction Home of the "Big Foot" Alyeska Aerial Tram Hotel Alyeska to 2,300 ft in elevation and the top of Mt. Alyeska.
Adult - $20
Student (13-18) - $17
In the summer, the tram is operated at half-speed.
In the winter, the tram operates at full speed.
Operates two cars on a counterweight system
Maximum Speed: 26 miles per hour (42 kilometers per hour)
Average Time: 4 min in the winter and up to 7 min in the summer
Capacity: Each of the two cars holds a maximum of 60 people. The maximum in the winter is 800 people per hour. http://www.alyeskaresort.com/Alyeska/SiteAssets/images/resort/summer_tram_image.jpg Alaska Wild Berry
Theatre and Park World’s largest chocolate “water” fall—with more than 3,000 pounds of chocolate. 20-feet tall.
Includes a meal at the Wild Berry Park Grill.
Open 11am – 7pm
20-foot-tall Inukshuk Rock Man down a path to meet the resident reindeer perfect for petting. http://alaskawildberryproducts.com/images/photos/chocolate-falls.jpg http://alaskawildberryproducts.com/images/photos/rock-man-inukshuk.jpg http://alaskawildberryproducts.com/images/photos/wild-berry-park-entrance.jpg http://alaskawildberryproducts.com/images/photos/reindeer-petting-zoo.jpg http://alaskawildberryproducts.com/images/photos/wild-berry-theater.jpg http://alaskawildberryproducts.com/mercantool/product_images/prod/226.jpg Glacier Bay National Park Glacier Bay is known as one of the largest international protected areas.
Glacier Bay National Park was once home to the Huna Tlingit people.
Outdoor activities, cruising along the bay, and going on aerial adventures are also activities offered at the Glacier Bay National park.
You will gain a ton of knowledge about the environment and history of this place. http://www.nps.gov/glba/planyourvisit/images/glbaarea_1.jpg http://media.alaska.com/smedia/2008/10/15/10/803-620-Glacier_Bay_National_Park-2.standalone.prod_affiliate.23.jpg http://discoverthetrip.com/uploads/images/19139-Glacier_Bay_Alaska_USA_North_America_08.11.2012_1.jpg Address: P.O. Box 64 Kenai Alaska 99611
-You will be on a boat surrounded by water so wearing bathing suits and surf shorts are advised.
-Bring a camera to capture the fishing trophies that you catch on your trip.
-Prices vary depending on whether you go during the day or the night.
-A fishing license is required to participate but if you are 16 years or younger, you can get a harvest card which is free.
-Its a very common and popular physical activity
Alaska has a great source of king salmons, red salmons, and pink salmon.
-Many trips offered at the Alaska Fish On Charters
-Different Package is offered depending on the month you are visiting
Fishing is very peaceful and could also be a thrilling experience.
-The Alaska Charter Fish On also include tour boats and bear viewing. Alaska Fish On Charter http://www.destination360.com/north-america/us/alaska/images/s/alaska-sitka.jpg Wild Life http://www.nps.gov/glba/photosmultimedia/images/sunset_barco.jpg http://www.komar.org/faq/seward-fishing/seward-alaska-fishing.jpg Alaska Native Heritage Center -Ranked #8 of 96 attractions in Anchorage.
-Ten minutes from downtown Anchorage in northeast Anchorage.
-The mission of the Alaska Native Heritage Center is to share, perpetuate and preserve
the unique Alaska Native cultures, languages, traditions and values through celebration and education.
-May 13, 2012 - September 3rd, 2012
-The Center is open to the public during special events only.
Open Daily, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
8800 Heritage Center Drive
Anchorage, Alaska 99504
-Adults - $24.95
Seniors/Military - $21.15
Children - $16.95 (Ages 7-16)
Free for children six and younger "ANHC - Alaska Native Heritage Center Museum - Anchorage." ANHC - Alaska Native Heritage Center Museum - Anchorage. N.p., n.d. Web. 29 Nov. 2012. <http://www.alaskanative.net/>.
"Alaska Native Heritage Center." Wikipedia. Wikimedia Foundation, 16 Nov. 2012. Web. 29 Nov. 2012. <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alaska_Native_Heritage_Center>.
"Alaska Native Heritage Center, Anchorage." Alaska Native Heritage Center. N.p., n.d. Web. 29 Nov. 2012. <http://www.tripadvisor.com/Attraction_Review-g60880-d103028-Reviews-Alaska_Native_Heritage_Center-Anchorage_Alaska.html>. http://eenusa.smugmug.com/Other/Miscellaneous/Blog-Uploads-2010-Part-II/i-K299Xmg/0/M/ANHCMap-M.jpg http://farm2.staticflickr.com/1385/991595229_2f9d27aa0c.jpg Traditional Architecture http://media.adn.com/smedia/2010/08/08/22/HousePostCarving005.76226.original.aurora_standalone.prod_affiliate.7.jpg One of the four best contemporary totem master carvers. The carvers have been creating house posts for the clan house at the center's Southeast village site. Native Alaskan youth demonstrates the traditional dance of their culture http://cdn.c.photoshelter.com/img-get/I0000d6Vhz.VSRwI/s/860/860/0554G505M.jpg The University of Alaska
Museum of the North -Ranked #4 of #31 attractions in Fairbanks
-The museum’s research collections – 1.4 million artifacts and specimens – represent millions of years of biological diversity and thousands of years of cultural traditions in the North.
-The museum offers special exhibits, lectures and family programs on a variety of topics throughout the year.
Contact Inform Contact Information
University of Alaska Museum of the North PO Box 756960 907 Yukon Drive Fairbanks, AK 99775 Phone: 907.474.7505email: email@example.com ation "UA Museum | Home." UA Museum | Home. N.p., n.d. Web. 29 Nov. 2012. <http://www.uaf.edu/museum/>.
"University of Alaska Museum of the North." Wikipedia. Wikimedia Foundation, 22 Oct. 2012. Web. 29 Nov. 2012. <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/University_of_Alaska_Museum_of_the_North>. http://www.themetalinitiative.com/lightbox/uploads/hires/hires_3053.jpg Anchorage 5th Avenue Mall -Boasting more than 100 stores ranging jewelry to electronics to women’s apparel, nowhere else in Alaska offers more choices.
Wet seal, Bebe, Coach, Zumiez, Pacsun, etc.
Deli, Hot dog on a stick, Pretzel factory, Fruitland
(old fashion burgers and shakes), Chopsticks
Mon to Fri 10am – 9pm
Sat 10am – 8pm
Sun 11am – 6pm http://s3-media1.ak.yelpcdn.com/bphoto/uvAm9rtTgvHeqoRxLc4l0A/l.jpg http://mw2.google.com/mw-panoramio/photos/medium/23293892.jpg http://www.simon.com/mall/anchorage-5th-avenue-mall THANK YOU FOR YOUR TIME! :) Nenana Raft Adventures http://uafoutdooradventures.blogspot.com/2010/06/blog-post.html Denaili Raft Adventure
-Scenic & Whitewater Denali Rafting
-Paddle and Oar Rafts
-Seven Raft Trip Launches Daily
Two hour to full day rafting tips
Mile 238.6 Parks Hwy, Denali Park, AK 99755 McKinley Run
-2 hr mid water
-Classes 11 to 111
-2 hr white water
111 to 1V
-4 hrs mild to white water
11 to 1V
4 Hr Scenic
-1st 4 hrs of Full Day
11 to 111
-2 hrs mild + Healy Express
1 to 1V
-$183 http://www.denaliraft.com/ http://blip.tv/alaskachannel/alaska-org-alaska-raft-adventures-alaska-official-video-990950