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

Summer Activities

Alaska's river towns were historically served by sternwheelers like this one
– Visit Creamer's Field in Fairbanks for spectacular bird watching opportunities
– Bone up on Alaska's natural history at the University of Alaska Museum in Fairbanks
– Raft the Nenana...

Made in Alaska

shopping in Ketchikan

Wherever you go the Great Land, you'll find unique, authentic Alaskan products and crafts.

These can include:
– Gold nugget jewelry and items carved from ivory and jade
– Handmade...

Transportation

Alaska Marine Highway vessel makes it way through a bay

By Air
The Inside Passage is served by jet via Alaska Airlines to the communities of Yakutat, Juneau, Sitka, Petersburg, Wrangell and Ketchikan. Alaska Airlines also provides seasonal jet service...

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...