Whether by air, road or sea, a vacation to Alaska includes a scenic journey that is sure to be as memorable as the destination.  The methods to reach the Last Frontier are many, and each has its own unique set of benefits.

Once you arrive, you can travel within the state by plane, boat, train, car or motorcoach/bus.  No matter which mode you choose, traveling through Alaska offers a front row seat to experience inspiring scenery and exquisite wildlife.

Alaska Tips

Shipping Seafood

silver salmon fishing on Kodiak Island

Inquire with the place you'll be staying in Alaska. Most places that have sportfishing available for visitors will have refrigeration and processing facilities nearby.

Those same processors usually sell commercially...

Fishing Licenses

Alaska is a paradise for anglers

Non-resident fishing licenses can be purchased just about anywhere from the corner grocery store to sometimes right on-board your charter vessel. You can even purchase your fishing license online.


Wild Berries Caution

picking blueberries near Denali National Park
Until you can identify them yourself or you are with a botanical expert, you probably shouldn't eat any of them. Alaska's trail systems are full of many different kinds of...

Bear Safety

A brown bear in Katmai National Park and Preserve
Bear Etiquette
– Make your presence known; avoid surprises. Sing, talk, wear a bell. Avoid thick brush.
– Give bears plenty of room. Watch and photograph from a safe distance.