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Yep. South Central Alaska is kinda off the beaten track. But let's be honest, who wants to follow the tourist trail anyway? Besides, there's loads to experience in this stunning region (not least of all its unmissable fjords, mountains, glaciers and rocky coastline). Set up camp in McCarthy and you can suss it all out from there.
It's 5,000 kilometres west of Washington, the country's capital.
Spend a relaxing afternoon at Mount Blackburn. You'll find it just 45 kilometres away from McCarthy. Inhale the fresh air and take a few moments to reflect.
It's hard to find a better way to wander through the local region than on a stimulating adventure. Join in on some mountain biking or hiking and get your heart pumping!
Cycling and bird watching are ideal ways to chill out while soaking up some sunshine.
From rafting to sea kayaking, there's no shortage of ways to get out on the water in South Central Alaska. Just don't forget your sun cream!
Take advantage of the colder weather here by taking your kids snowboarding. Skiing is another exhilarating activity for the whole family.
Whether you prefer the opulence of Michelin stars or devouring a snack from a street stall, tasting the local food and drink is one of the greatest things about travel. So why not tempt your taste buds by trying some of the region's appetising offerings?
Once you pull up a seat and flip through a restaurant or café menu, you'll quickly realise that fireweed honey and reindeer are a few ingredients commonly used in local cooking.
Food, dancing and music — national celebrations show the best of what a country has to offer. Don't forget to join in with the locals on Independence Day on the 4th of July.
Time spent in the charming South Central Alaska region is an extraordinary experience, and chances are that it will have touched you with its magic. But alas, all holidays must come to an end.
McCarthy's nearest terminal is Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport (ANC). When it's time to pack your suitcase and hit the skies, head 380 kilometres to the west.
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