The translation of igloo is home, so Alaskans do live in igloos. However, Eskimo hunters created the icedome igloo most people think of when they hear the term, as temporary shelter while on their expeditions.

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Disabled Visitor Services

Learn More Alaska offers a broad range of year-round vacation experiences for persons with disabilities. For resources...

Winter Activities

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Public Transportation

Learn More Anchorage, Fairbanks, Juneau and Ketchikan operate public transportation systems.

Where can I see totem poles in Alaska?

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

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