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

Choose Your Season

An RV driving through Denali National Park in the Fall
Peak Season: Mid-May to Mid-September
This is when most of Alaska's visitors travel. The days are longest, and the temperatures are the warmest. Some activities or accommodations may only...

Halibut

a day's catch of halibut caught Homer

Homer fishermen call them "barn door" halibut because of their huge size. Of course, not every angler who visits Alaska will catch the big one, but respectable halibut are definitely...

Getting Around Alaska by Air

floatplane in Redoubt Bay

Flying: Fast, Flexible Scheduled Air Service

If you have a short time to spend in Alaska, fly between cities or take a pre-packaged tour. Most towns in Alaska have regularly...

Chilkoot Trail

Chilkoot Trail - Summit of Chilkoot Pass

A Southeast Alaska Inside Passage vacation would not be complete without learning about its fascinating Gold Rush history. While hiking either all or part of the Chilkoot Trail just outside...