Anchorage, AK, USA

Anchorage has once-in-a-lifetime opportunities abound, such as gazing in wonder at the magnificent Northern Lights, or touring snow-capped mountains, board icy valleys and glassy lakes by helicopter.

Drive the National Scenic Byway seeking brown bears, birds and caribou, or visit Ship Creek, where King, Coho and Pink salmon spawn in summer. You could even experience dog sledding and snowmobiling.