Here it is mid-summer and half of the USA is sweltering in an extreme heat wave. You are in a quandary, you haven’t booked your vacation yet and the heat is really getting to you. So what about visiting Alaska? The temperature today 7/30/13 is a perfectly wonderful 77 degrees. This is a really cool place to visit and not just for it’s nice weather but for all it has to offer to travelers to experience. In fact it is such a cool place to visit all the major travel magazines & other publications are calling it one of the hottest destinations to visit! What makes Alaska such a cool place to visit? Ahhh, let me tell you! There are more mountains than buildings in Alaska.