A Cold War-era bunker, one of many that dot hillsides across Adak Island, Alaska. Visitors to the remote island can explore the decaying relics, the dozens of military facilities left behind in 1997, and the island’s stunning countryside. Photo: AP A Cold War-era bunker, one of many that dot hillsides across Adak Island, Alaska. Visitors to the remote island can explore the decaying relics, the dozens of military facilities left behind in 1997, and the island’s stunning countryside. Photo: AP
A Cold War-era bunker, one of many that dot hillsides across Adak Island, Alaska. Visitors to the remote island can explore the decaying relics, the dozens of military facilities left behind in 1997, and the island’s stunning countryside. Photo: AP
Tourism

An off-grid getaway in Alaska’s remote Aleutian Islands: abandoned Cold War bunkers, ghost towns, and wildlife everywhere on Adak

  • Adak, population under 100, in the Aleutian Islands that stretch from Alaska towards Japan, teems with wildlife and has that end-of-the-world feeling
  • Explore its remote US military facilities, abandoned after the Cold War ended, and you’ll feel as if you’ve wandered onto the set of a zombie apocalypse film

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A Cold War-era bunker, one of many that dot hillsides across Adak Island, Alaska. Visitors to the remote island can explore the decaying relics, the dozens of military facilities left behind in 1997, and the island’s stunning countryside. Photo: AP A Cold War-era bunker, one of many that dot hillsides across Adak Island, Alaska. Visitors to the remote island can explore the decaying relics, the dozens of military facilities left behind in 1997, and the island’s stunning countryside. Photo: AP
A Cold War-era bunker, one of many that dot hillsides across Adak Island, Alaska. Visitors to the remote island can explore the decaying relics, the dozens of military facilities left behind in 1997, and the island’s stunning countryside. Photo: AP
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