Welcome to the captivating realm of Alaska, a land as expansive as the curiosity of a cat. Affectionately called the 49th state, Alaska offers a realm of feline fascination. Stretching over 663,000 square miles of untamed territory, Alaska is the largest state in the United States. From towering mountains to unspoiled coastlines, this territory is a beacon for cats who want to prowl through its hidden treasures.
Everyone knows that cats enjoying looking out of windows and I am certainly no expectation to the rule. However, it was not until my first road trip through Alaska, that I realized a car window may be the best kind of window. Traveling through Alaska in a car is like watching a nature documentary from inside the television screen. The dramatic landscape, the plethora of birds and occasional bear sighting make roadtripping through Alaska a thrilling experience for any cat that appreciates a good view. So how do you get your human companion to start planning? Glad you asked! Our Alaska Road Trip Itinerary is designed to get you started on planning the adventure of a lifetime.
As a traveling cat, I never thought I would see the day where I would find myself completely surrounded by water. So, when my two legged travel companion first brought me onto the Seattle to Anchorage ferry I was skeptical. However, once I learned the lay of the land, so to speak, I found traveling on the ferry to be a unique and relaxing journey.
As a traveling cat, I appreciate destinations that are filled with nature and not too crowded. Cats don’t like to be around too many people (and we tend to hide when we get overwhelmed!). This is exactly what’s great about Homer, Alaska – it’s a friendly, small town that is easy for any cat to explore. Aside from relaxing in the sun and watching the fisherman unload their daily catch, your human companion will also find plenty of things to do in Homer, Alaska.
Whittier, Alaska is a small seaside town with an interesting history, stunning nature, and the perfect jumping-off point to explore Prince William Sound and the surrounding area. Slow-traveling cats love visiting Whittier because of the slow pace of life and excellent seafood. Speaking from my own perspective as a well-traveled cat, I love a lazy afternoon in Whitter, gazing at the sea, mixed in with a little bit of outdoor exploration. As for my human, there are plenty of opportunities for adventure in this deceptively small Alaskan town. Read on to learn the best things to do in Whittier, Alaska in 2023
As a cat, one of my favorite things to do is stare out of the window. I am constantly trying to demonstrate this magnificent activity to my human companion, and I think she has finally understood! It was experiencing an Alaska sightseeing train that finally did it. All traveling cats know that one surefire way to relaxation and adventure is a scenic train ride.
It’s a well-known fact that cats prefer solo travel. And what better place for a cat to get their paws wet than in the great state of Alaska? With its stunning scenery and endless opportunities for adventure, Alaska is the perfect place for your next solo adventure. Whether you are looking for a peaceful communion with nature, to scale a wall of ice, or, to get up close and personal with a Kodiak grizzly, Alaska has something for all slow traveling cats!
As the most well-traveled cat I know, I can say with confidence that Alaska is an exceptionally beautiful place to visit in summer. In addition to endless days, the entire state is overrun with wildlife, including a plethora of birds (a fact deeply appreciated by most traveling cats). Despite its beauty, however, Alaska continues to fly under the radar of the mainstream travel industry, making it an excellent destination for introverted cats like me. These are just a few of the reasons that I personally love to visit Alaska in summer. Let’s look at what else this great state has to offer!
Everyone knows that cats prefer warm temperatures, but I am here to tell you that a well-executed winter trip satisfies a deep-seated sense of adventure that all slow traveling cats secretly harbor. The truly brave cats that venture into the Alaskan winter are sure to be rewarded with a truly unforgettable experience! Like most cats, you may be wondering how to stay warm in the winter season. Do not fear, I have carefully observed Michele, my faithful travel companion for all of her tips and tricks on what to wear in Alaska in winter.
As a traveling cat, one thing that constantly piques my curiosity is the concept of clothing. Michele, my eternally optimistic travel companion, seems to be obsessed with purchasing new articles of clothing and then combining them in different ways depending on where we are traveling. This strange obsession becomes most pronounced when she is deciding what to wear in Alaska in summer.