It's the biggest, wildest state in the union, home to the tallest mountain, largest rain forest, and most extensive wilderness
Soak in the adventurous spirit of America's last frontier
What To Skip
Ship jams in Southeast. In summer, cruise-ship passengers overwhelm the region; wait until late afternoon, when everyone's back on board, to explore the port towns
What For:Active + Adventure, Budget, Cruise, Family, Outdoors + Nature, Ski + Snowboard
When To Go:June, July, August, September
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