Sustainable tourism encourages travelers to consider the social, environmental, and economic effects of their vacation choices. At a business level, sustainable tourism encourages providers to reduce energy, food, or material waste; engage local or indigenous communities in their business operations; or source materials from other locally owned businesses. Adventure Green AlaskaAdventure Green Alaska (AGA) is Alaska’s only sustainable tourism certification program. AGA-certified businesses, operating across the state, provide a variety of services and activities, from active adventures and wildlife viewing to excursion tours. AGA-certified companies commit to supporting local communities through employment and sourcing, adopting sustainable use and recycling efforts, and respecting local customs and Alaska Native cultures as a way of doing business. Look for the AGA logo to support sustainable tourism.

Tips to help you plan your trip to Alaska

Scenic Byways

Learn More Driving in the Last Frontier is unlike driving anyplace else in the country. Spectacular views, majestic lakes and...

Finding Totem Poles

Learn More Beginning in Ketchikan and extending north throughout many of the Southeast Alaska Inside Passage communities, totemic art...

Fishing Licenses

Learn More Non-resident fishing licenses can be purchased just about anywhere from the corner grocery store...

Recreational Marijuana

Learn More In Alaska, it's legal for adults 21 and older to possess and use recreational marijuana (from approved marijuana stores), but...
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