Alaska Tips

Public Transportation

tourist getting off a bus
Anchorage, Fairbanks, Juneau and Ketchikan operate public transportation systems....

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...


Alaska is home to hundreds of campgrounds and RV parks

Federal and State campgrounds are available throughout Alaska. A few even have electrical hookups and dumping stations. For fee information contact the Alaska Public Lands Information Center at (907) 271-2737...

Weather and Clothing

Alaska Marine Highway System on the Whittier to Valdez route

It is a general rule in Alaska that visitors should dress in layers, and Southeast Alaska is no different. The Inside Passage receives a fair amount of rain due to...