Alaska Tips


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...


Alaska's scenic golfing

Traditional golfers will find well-maintained courses in incredibly scenic surroundings across the state including Fairbanks, Denali, Anchorage, Matanuska-Susitna Valley, Soldotna, Kenai and Wrangell.

Many courses boast a healthy wildlife population...

Outdoor Gear

hikers overlooking Chiniak Bay on Kodiak Island

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...

Getting Around Alaska by Train

Hurricane Turn Train on the Alaska Railroad

Rail: Cover Distances in Comfort

The Alaska Railroad gracefully winds through indescribably beautiful landscapes - and since you're not driving, you can really enjoy the views. The rail corridor runs...