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Alaska adventures.

Find your Alaska.

Moosing around in Alaska.

Always Alaska.

Meanwhile, in Alaska.

If you don’t fit in anywhere else, you’re welcome in Alaska.

Pulling an all-nighter in Alaska.

“The light in Alaska in particular is so beautiful. So beautiful! Such incredible light.”- Sebastiao Salgado

“I just saw Alaska up there. And it was big, just like I wanted to be.” – John Green

“Alaska itself is an unusual state.”- Fareed Zakaria

Quotes About Alaska’s Beauty

“Alaska has long been a magnet for dreamers and misfits, people who think the unsullied enormity of the Last Frontier will patch all the holes in their lives. The bush is an unforgiving place, however, that care nothing for hope or longing.” -Jon Krakauer

“Despite everything, every piece of Alaska sang to me. I remembered every curve in the trails, every tree in the forest. It was familiar to me, comfortable. The more I thought about leaving it, the less I liked the idea. This was my home.” –Summer Lane

“Each evening the night swallowed the sun and gave the raven the sun’s energy. He stored this power in his wings, tinged with the blue of Alaskan skies.” – Suzy Davies

“It was a cold, bleak December morning in Alaska, a place so far north on planet Earth that if there were such things as popsicle people, they could live there quite comfortably.” –Dew Pellucid

“The light in Alaska, in particular, is so beautiful. So beautiful! Such incredible light.” -Sebastiao Salgado

“I like Alaska for the salmon fishing – it’s fantastic there. I usually stay in a log cabin with no one around for miles. I like to go with friends; but I’m also happy to be on my own with nature.” – Vinnie Jones

“Just try to be healthy and enjoy Alaska. That’s the biggest thing.” – Keith Morris

“Historically, Alaska is a place that has attracted those fed up with conventionally.” – Bill O’Reilly

“Even with all their threats of eternal damnation and soul roasting, Christian missionaries have run across some who were not so quick to swallow their drivel. Pleasure and pain, like beauty, are in the eye of the beholder. So, when missionaries ventured to Alaska and warned the Eskimos of the horrors of Hell and the blazing lake of fire awaiting transgressors, they eagerly asked:

“How do we get there?!”” – Anton Szandor LaVey

“America is looking for answers. She’s looking for a new direction; the world is looking for a light. That light can come from America’s North Star; it can come from Alaska.” – Sarah Palin

Quotes About Alaskan Wilderness

“It’s not like Alaska isn’t wilderness – it mostly is. But most Alaskans don’t live in the wild. They live on the edge of the wild in towns with schools and cable TV and stores and dentists and roller rinks sometimes. It’s just like anyplace else, only with mountains and moose.” – Tom Bodett

“Get lost in the beauty of the Alaskan wilderness.” –Unknown

“In terms of wilderness preservation, Alaska is the last frontier. This time, given one great final chance, let us strive to do it right. Not in our generation, nor ever again, will we have a land and wildlife opportunity approaching the scope and importance of this one.” – Mo Udall


John Muir Alaska Quotes

“To the lover of wilderness, Alaska is one of the most wonderful countries in the world.” -John Muir

“John Muir, the famous naturalist, wrote in his journal that you should never go to Alaska as a young man because you’ll never be satisfied with any other place as long as you live. And there’s a lot of truth to that.” – Tom Bodett

“The mountains are calling, and I must go.” – John Muir

“Most people who travel look only at what they are directed to look at. Great is the power of the guidebook maker, however ignorant.”― John Muir

“But think of the hearts of these whales, beating warm against the sea, day and night, through dark and light, on and on for centuries; how the red blood must rush and gurgle in and out, bucketfuls, barrelfuls at a beat!”― John Muir

“Our good ship also seemed like a thing of life, its great iron heart beating on through calm and storm, a truly noble spectacle. But think of the hearts of these whales, beating warm against the sea, day and night, through dark and light, on and on for centuries; how the red blood must rush and gurgle in and out, bucketfuls, barrelfuls at a beat!”― John Muir

“The care-laden commercial lives we lead close our eyes to the operations of God as a workman, though openly carried on that all who will look may see.”― John Muir, Travels in Alaska

“So abundant and novel are the objects of interest in a pure wilderness that unless you are pursuing special studies it matters little where you go, or how often to the same place. Wherever you chance to be always seems at the moment of all places the best; and you feel that there can be no happiness in this world or in any other for those who may not be happy here.”― John Muir, Travels in Alaska

“Go where we will, all the world over, we seem to have been there before.”― John Muir, Travels in Alaska

Famous Quotes About Alaska

“Alaska is what happens when Willy Wonka and the witch from Hansel and Gretel elope, buy a place together upstate, renounce their sweet teeth, and turn into health fanatics.” – Sloane Crosley

“What is good for Alaska is good for the country. Transferring power from the federal government to the states provides opportunity to all states, not just Alaska.” – Joe Miller

“It’s not life or death, the labyrinth. Suffering. Doing wrong and having wrong things happen to you. That’s the problem. Bolivar was talking about the pain, not about the living or dying. How do you get out of the labyrinth of suffering?” – John Green

“Looking so cool, his greed is hard to conceal, he’s fresh out of law school, you gave him a license to steal.” – Al Stewart
“Relegating grizzlies to Alaska is about like relegating happiness heaven; one may never get there.” – Aldo Leopold

“With the most powerful binoculars, I cannot see Alaska.” – Mikheil Saakashvili

“There’s a lot of people around Alaska now who are actually running the place who claim to just have gone there for the summer once 30 years ago. And that seems to be what happens.” – Tom Bodett

Alaska Travel Quotes

“Like any traveler, I’m always looking for those experiences that are almost unique to any place, and watching films around Alaska of the skies in winter made me want to taste those unworldly showers of light in person.” – Pico Iyer

“I went to Alaska as a young man just looking for adventure. And like so many of us in the ’70s, we found it.” -Tom Bodett

“Nobody is accidentally in Alaska. The people who are in Alaska are there because they choose to be, so they’ve sort of got a real frontier ethic. The people are incredibly friendly, interesting, smart people – but they also stay out of each other’s business.” -Marcus Sakey

“People travel and hunt on the sea ice – in Alaska, they hunt in skin boats for bowhead whales; in Greenland, they hunt with dogsleds. The ice is their highway. The ice is also the ecosystem in which marine mammals and terrestrial animals such as polar bears exist.” – Gretel Ehrlich

“Remember that happiness is a way of travel – not a destination.” – Roy M. Goodman

“Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sales. Explore. Dream. Discover.” – Mark Twain

“This was one of the places people told me to go, it was one the big trips that you should see: Alaska.” – Jeff Goldblum

“I’ve always heard that heli-skiing in Alaska is amazing. I would love to be able to do that at some point in my life.” – Lindsey Vonn

“I was so grateful to have made ‘Into the Wild’ before I made ‘Speed Racer’ because on ‘Speed Racer’ I was indoors every single day, every single scene, on a green screen. Some of the time, just to pass the time, I would think back to climbing mountains in Alaska. That really helped me.” – Emile Hirsch


Quotes About Alaska’s Nature

“Relegating grizzlies to Alaska is about like relegating happiness heaven one may never get there.” – Aldo Leopold

“A changing environment will affect Alaska more than any other state, because of our location. I’m not one though who would attribute it to being man-made.” – Sarah Palin

“The two principal parks in Alaska are Denali and Glacier Bay. Tourism is just overriding the protection of resources that tourists want to see. We have too many tourists in Denali and too many big cruise ships in Glacier Bay.” – Michael Frome



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    MC Miller is a travel blogger and writer who has travelled America extensively and abroad to over 80 countries. He founded Couple Travel The World in 2017. Since then, he has spent over 6 years on the road as a full time travel couple. When he not traveling he likes to spend quality time with his partner Bett, planning our their next date or romantic getaway!

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