Alaska's largest towns and cities have major medical facilities, full banking services and other traveler conveniences.

The electric current is standard U.S. 110-115V, 60 AC.

Alaska observes all major U.S. holidays, as well as Seward's Day on the last Monday in March and Alaska Day on October 18.

Almost all of Alaska is in the Alaska Time Zone, which is one hour earlier than Pacific Time. The western most Aleutian Islands and St. Lawrence Island are on Hawaiian-Aleutian Time.

Alaska Tips

Daylight

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Daylight

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Sportfishing

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