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

Temperatures

canoeing in Interior Alaska
Interior Average high/low (F) temperatures
Jan: 2/-13
Feb: 10/-10
Mar: 26/1
Apr: 44/19
May: 61/35
Jun: 71/47
Jul: 73/50
Aug: 67/45
Sep: 55/34
Oct: 32/16
Nov: 12/-2
Dec: 5/-9
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Firearms

Auke Bay winter sunset

You may carry firearms for protection or hunting in Alaska with proper permits. Airline passengers must declare their firearms and check them as baggage. Adults (18+) may take non-prohibited firearms...

Weather and Clothing

dog sledding in Chatanika State Recreation Area

Interior Alaska ranges from the 70s (F) in June and July down to sub-zero lows December through February. Dress for warm sunny days in summer. Winds are light, but be...

Scenic Byways

Seward Highway near Lost Lake north of Seward

Driving in the Last Frontier is unlike driving anyplace else in the country. Spectacular views, majestic lakes and rivers, towering mountains, glaciers, wildflowers and wildlife are all an exciting part...