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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.

Alaska Tips
  • Alaska is home to incredible cross-country skiing

    Winter Activities

    Heliski in the mountains surrounding Valdez Downhill ski and snowboard at Alyeska Ski Resort, Alpenglow or Hilltop Ski Area near Anchorage Play snowshoe softball or go...

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  • A memorial to the World War II heritage of Unalaska in the Aleutian Island chain

    Summer Activities

    Eat your fill of famous Alaska King Crab at Kodiak's Crab Festival Observe brown bears in their natural habitat at Brooks Falls in Katmai National Park ...

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  • A frozen river creates a slippery but beautiful attraction in winter

    Weather and Clothing

    Southcentral Alaska enjoys warm, sunny summer days. But as with any place in Alaska, the weather can be unpredictable. As a rule it is best to have layers available for...

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  • A totem pole stretches skyward

    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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