Alaska Tips

Getting Around Alaska by Ferry

a ferry on the Alaska Marine Highway in Prince William Sound

Alaska Marine Highway System: Easygoing, Oceangoing

Sail point-to-point on the Alaska Marine Highway System (AMHS) and trace hundreds of miles of breathtaking coastline. The entire AMHS network is a National...


pilot and floatplane at sunrise

By Air
Southwest Alaska is accessed via major air carriers Alaska Airlines and Era Aviation. Numerous charter air operators also provide service including Branch River Air Service, Egli Air Haul,...

Making Reservations

lodging in Cooper Landing on Kenai Peninsula

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...

Bear Viewing

A black bear catches a salmon dinner

The following information is summarized from the bear viewing resources located on the Alaska Public Lands Information Center website at

Polar bears, found in the Arctic regions...