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

Igloos

Gates of the Arctic National Park and Preserve
The translation of igloo is home, so Alaskans do live in igloos. However, Eskimo hunters created the icedome igloo most people think of when they hear the term, as temporary...

Getting to Alaska by Ferry

a ferry on the Alaska Marine Highway

The Alaska Marine Highway is Relaxed, Flexible

The state-owned ferry system is called a "Marine Highway" because it provides vital year-round transportation service for many Alaskan communities, and it sails...

Sportfishing

fly fishing for salmon on the Solomon River

Far North rivers and streams serve up salmon, trout, Dolly Varden, northern pike and grayling.

Refer to the Alaska Department of Fish and Game for fishing runs and license...

Winter Activities

snow biking at Creamer's Field
– Soak in the hot springs at Chena View the Northern Lights, nature's most spectacular light show
– Take an overnight dog mushing trip through Denali National Park & Preserve
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