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

Alaska State Symbols

Learn More What is Alaska's state bird? How about the tallest peak? Read on to get the facts.

Iditarod Trail

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

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...

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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