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

Choose Your Season

Learn More Anytime is a good time to visit Alaska. Read on for the details.

Bear Safety

Learn More Read more on bear safety, etiquette and what to do if you have a close encounter with a bear.

Iditarod Trail

Learn More Dog mushing is Alaska's official sport, and the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race held every...

Making Reservations

Learn More You will need to make as many pre-arrangements as possible for a trip to Alaska. Hotel and rental cars can...

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