PennyAs part of the United States, United States currency is the standard.
Communities closer to the Canadian border will accept Canadian or American currency and some local banks will exchange currency.



Tips to help you plan your trip to Alaska

Mosquitoes

Learn More Much like wilderness areas in other parts of the U.S., Alaska has its share of pesky insects. Mosquitoes are...

Crossing the Border

Learn More If you’re driving, you have to leave the U.S. and travel through Canada to get here.

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.
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