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Alaska Tips

Outdoor Gear

Rafting a wild river

The specialized gear you will need to bring will be minimal.

As a general rule, you need to dress in layers when you come to Alaska.

And don't forget your...

Mosquitoes

Bring insect repellant on hikes and camping trips!

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...

Summer Activities

Totem Bight Historic Park outside of Ketchikan

– Visit the Chilkat Bald Eagle Preserve in Haines, home to the world's largest concentration of bald eagles
– Ride the tram to the top of Mt. Roberts in...

Scenic Byways

an RV on the Sterling Highway

Driving in the Last Frontier is unlike driving anyplace else in the country. Spectacular views, majestic lakes and rivers, towering mountains, glaciers, wildflowers and wildlife are all an exciting part...