Alaska Tips

Sportfishing

fly fishing for salmon on the Solomon River

Far North rivers and streams serve up salmon, trout, Dolly Varden, northern pike and grayling.

Refer to the Alaska Department of Fish and Game for fishing runs and license...

Driving Tips

Mt. McKinley or "Denali" rises high in the background as RVs travel a highway near Trapper Creek

If you drive to Alaska, first remember you will have to go through Canada to get here. Therefore, it is a good idea to bring a passport if you have...

Getting to Alaska by Air

great view from a plane

Flying is Fastest

Flying to Alaska is as easy and affordable as flying to many familiar vacation spots. More than a dozen airlines have service to Alaska. Direct flights are...

Wild Berries Caution

a handful of berries picked near Gustavus
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...