Alaska Tips

Winter Activities

Alaska is home to incredible cross-country skiing

– 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...

Outdoor Gear

scenic camping in Alaska

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...

Totem Poles

A totem pole depicting a human figure

Beginning in Ketchikan and extending north throughout many of the Southeast Alaska Inside Passage communities, totemic art can be found in galleries and ancient totems tower among the trees and...

Currency

a cruise in Prince William Sound
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....