05/02/2014 05:09 pm ET Updated Jul 02, 2014

Incredible Seaplane Views of Anchorage, Alaska

Alaska is known for its spectacular scenery. But you'll really do yourself a favor by seeing the city of Anchorage from the best vantage point: up in the air in a seaplane!

Head over to Lake Hood, the busiest seaplane port in the world with more than 1,000 aircraft basing themselves on the lake. There are more than 90,000 takeoffs a year, so you'll be able to book a flight on just about any day.

Get a look at everything you can experience from above as I board an Alaskan seaplane to get the best views of Anchorage.

See more of my adventures in Alaska, including dog sledding on a glacier, in Hidden Gems: Dog Sledding in the USA.

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