Whether by air, road or sea, a vacation to Alaska includes a scenic journey that is sure to be as memorable as the destination.  The methods to reach the Last Frontier are many, and each has its own unique set of benefits.

Once you arrive, you can travel within the state by plane, boat, train, car or motorcoach/bus.  No matter which mode you choose, traveling through Alaska offers a front row seat to experience inspiring scenery and exquisite wildlife.

Alaska Tips

Winter Activities

A polar bear wanders the frozen Arctic landscape
– Mush dogs along the Iditarod Trail outside of Nome
– Watch fireworks explode over the Chuckchi Sea on New Year's Eve in Utqiagvik (Barrow)
– See traditional Native Alaska...

Summer Activities

Alaska's river towns were historically served by sternwheelers like this one
– Visit Creamer's Field in Fairbanks for spectacular bird watching opportunities
– Bone up on Alaska's natural history at the University of Alaska Museum in Fairbanks
– Raft the Nenana...

Largest Cities

Anchorage, Alaska's largest city

Anchorage is the largest city in terms of population, with more than 254,000 residents. Fairbanks is the second largest with roughly 32,000 residents. In terms of total area, Sitka...

Making Reservations

Lodging in Gustavus

You will need to make as many pre-arrangements as possible for a trip to Alaska.

Hotel and rental cars can be expensive and hard to find if you wait too...