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You can get to Alaska by air, road, or sea, and once you are here you can travel within Alaska by plane, boat, train, car, or motorcoach/bus.

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    Currency

    As part of the United States, American currency is the standard. Communities closer to the Canadian border will accept Canadian or American currency and some local banks will exchange currency....

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    Wild Berries Caution

    Until you can identify them yourself or you are with a botanical expert, you probably shouldn't eat any of them. Alaska's trails systems are full of many different kinds of...

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    Making Reservations

    You will need to make as many pre-arrangements as possible for a trip to Alaska. Hotel and rental cars can be expensive and hard to find if you wait too...

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  • Bring insect repellant of hikes and camping trips!

    Mosquitoes

    Much like wilderness areas in other parts of the U.S., Alaska has its share of pesky insects. Mosquitoes are perhaps the most widespread and persistent of insects in Alaska, occurring...

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