Plan Your Trip

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

Mosquitoes

Bring insect repellant on hikes and camping trips!

Much like wilderness areas in other parts of the U.S., Alaska has its share of pesky insects. Mosquitoes are perhaps the most widespread and persistent of insects in Alaska, occurring...

Culture

a native dancer dressed as a raven

Throughout the Inside Passage, cultural attractions abound.

Sitka is home to Sitka National Historic Park, which houses an impressive collection of totem poles. Visitors to the park can wander forested...

Disabled Visitor Services

Visitors look at a birch canoe

Alaska offers a broad range of year-round vacation experiences for persons with disabilities.

For resources and referrals, visit the State of Alaska Department of Administration website at doa.alaska.gov/ada/....

Winter Activities

downhill skiing

– Attend the Wearable Arts Show in Ketchikan, featuring wild and wearable creations by local and visiting artists
– Count eagles by the dozens at the Alaska Bald Eagle...