Incredible Seaplane Views of Anchorage, Alaska

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

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.