If you are a kind of winter person and you like to celebrate in the winter wonderlands, then join the New Year Eve celebrations in Alaska. From firework display extravaganzas and torch light parades to cherished dinners and entertainment, Alaska welcomes the New Year in convention, warm invites, countdown and much more.
Quick look on Alaska
In the North American continent, at the extreme northwest, lays the state of Alaska. Alaska is bordered by Canadian territory Yuko in east, Arctic Ocean in North and Pacific Ocean in west and south. By area, the state of Alaska is largest in United States. It is also the fourth least populated state of the region. Back in 1867, the state was purchased from Russia. Alaska has an economy which is subject to oil, natural gas and fishing industry. Tourism is also the key player in Alaskan economy. Juneau stands as the capital of Alaska.
Many tourists from around the globe, visit Alaska for its beautiful and glamorous places. Some of the tourist attractions in state are Alaska Native Heritage Centre, Kenai Fjords National Park, Mendenhall Glacier, Anchorage Museum, Chugach State Park, Alaska Wildlife Conservation Centre, Alaska Sea Life Centre, University Of Alaska Museum Of The North, Chugach National Forest, Tongass National Forest and Wrangell- St. Elias National Park And Preserve.
If you are in Alaska at New Year Eve, you should not miss Alyeska resort celebrations. Alyeska resort in Alaska throws torch light parade party at the New Year Eve. The party includes torch light parade of volunteer skiers and snow boarders which are descending down the slope. This gives a very stunning view. Spectacular firework display also illuminates the sky at midnight. This party is free and is open to general public. Best views of party can be obtained from Daylodge base area.
Some major cities of Alaska hold many parties and events for tourists and citizens. The best celebrations of New year are observed in Anchorage. Town square park in anchorage throws a party starting with dance and music and ending with jubilant fireworks. Alaska’s largest and classiest New Year Eve party is celebrated at Den’aina centre. The party is known as Eve Masquerade ball. This party is for adult people. The party lasts until 2:00 am.
Accommodations for NYE
Some of the best, low coast and comfortable accommodations in Alaska are Sauerdough Lodging, Alaskan Wish Lodging, Breeze Inn Motel, Pike’s Waterfront Lodge and Spring Hill Suites Fairbanks. Rental apartments are also available around the state for tourist accommodations. Early bookings should be performed to enjoy the New Year Eve to fullest.