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Alaska Tips

Temperatures

Portage Glacier

While Southcentral winters tend to be on the chilly side, the summers are warm and sunny. Temperatures can climb to the 70s (F), so don't forget to bring a T-shirt...

Driving Tips

Mt. McKinley or "Denali" rises high in the background as RVs travel a highway near Trapper Creek

If you drive to Alaska, first remember you will have to go through Canada to get here. Therefore, it is a good idea to bring a passport if you have...

Shipping Seafood

fishing on the Salcha River

Inquire with the place you'll be staying in Alaska. Most places that have sportfishing available for visitors will have refrigeration and processing facilities nearby.

Those same processors usually sell commercially...

Getting Around Alaska by Air

floatplane prepares for take off from Beluga Lake on a misty morning in Homer

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...