Official State of Alaska Vacation and Travel Information
Summer may be peak travel season, but have you considered the allure of visiting Alaska during the fall? A visit during September or October means you can enjoy smaller crowds, great deals on lodging and tours and some unusual sights that you won’t see during any other time of year. Here are eight things you might not know about the unique charms of Alaska’s fall shoulder season:
Alaska is so big that weather systems—and tour schedules—can vary widely throughout the state. If you’re visiting Denali National Park, expect most tourist services to wrap up at the end of August. In the rest of Southcentral and Interior Alaska, tourist activities typically run through mid-September, while in Alaska’s Inside Passage the most popular attractions can extend into October. Read More
Your five-day journey kicks off with world-class fishing on the Kenai Peninsula, then winds into Homer to behold eagles, whales and halibut, and wraps up in the Katmai National Park and Preserve for a close-up view of Kodiak brown bears. Read More
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