Reasons to Work and Live in Alaska

Reasons to Work and Live in Alaska

1. Wildlife

10 Reasons to Work and Live in Alaska

1. Wildlife

The wildlife of Alaska is diverse and abundant. There are brown bears, polar bears, moose and of course the great orca. The amazing natural environment is so incredible, once you get here, you won’t want to leave!

2. Water Activities – Adventure

10 Reasons to Work and Live in Alaska

2. Water Activities – Adventure

With over 12,000 rivers and many more streams and creeks, there is an adventure around the corner. White water rafting, canoeing and kayaking are only a few of the activities that Alaska’s waterways offer.

3. Pipeline – Lowest Taxes of any State in America

10 Reasons to Work and Live in Alaska

3. Pipeline – Lowest Taxes of any State in America

Due to the revenue the state government gets every year from the oil pipeline, Alaska has the least taxes of any state in America.

4. Northern Lights

10 Reasons to Work and Live in Alaska

4. Northern Lights

The aurora borealis lights up the sky with colorful bands of light. Spend a night under the northern lights because photos don’t do justice to this spectacular sight!

5. National Parks

10 Reasons to Work and Live in Alaska

5. National Parks

Alaska is home to 8 National Parks including the third largest state park in the nation. With show-stopping scenery, lots of wildlife and great hiking, the parks offer an unforgettable experience!

6. Fishing

10 Reasons to Work and Live in Alaska

6. Fishing

Whether you are an experienced angler, a fly fishing enthusiast or a novice sport-fisherman, then you need to experience fishing in Alaska. Enjoy the many waterways and scenic rivers as you search for a variety of fish that include silvers, trout, kings, and halibut.

7. Cultural History

10 Reasons to Work and Live in Alaska

7. Cultural History

The Native cultures of Alaska are wonderfully rich both in their similarities and diversity. From carving totem poles to the hunting culture of the Eskimos, a variety of diverse traditions are still present today.

8. Gold Rush

10 Reasons to Work and Live in Alaska

8. Gold Rush

There’s still gold in Alaska’s hills and streams so start the next gold rush and visit Alaska!

9. Anchorage Nightlife

10 Reasons to Work and Live in Alaska

9. Anchorage Nightlife

The biggest city in Alaska has never been better! Whether you like to dance or just listen to music, you will be able find live entertainment every night of the week.

10. Great Food and Drink

10 Reasons to Work and Live in Alaska

10. Great Food and Drink

Alaska has an unparalleled bounty of great seafood as well as a very strong beer community. Sample local and sustainable fish, scallops, shrimp, oysters and king crab and pair it with one of the many beers found at local breweries.

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