Alaska Tips

Summer Activities

the Alaska Railroad travels through Denali National Park

– Hike in Chugach State Park, a parcel of land that runs along Anchorage's eastern border
– Fish for all five species of salmon on the Kenai Peninsula
–...

Outdoor Gear

Hiking in Denali National Park

The specialized gear you will need to bring will be minimal.

As a general rule, you need to dress in layers when you come to Alaska.

And don't forget your...

Vacation Length

Spectacular mountains rim nearly every coastal community in Alaska

If you have a week you have enough time for a thrilling, memorable Alaskan vacation. Almost any itinerary (see Sample Trips) can be adapted to match the amount of...

Getting Around Alaska by Air

floatplane in Redoubt Bay

Flying: Fast, Flexible Scheduled Air Service

If you have a short time to spend in Alaska, fly between cities or take a pre-packaged tour. Most towns in Alaska have regularly...