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Alaska Tips

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...

Prince William Sound

a glacier cruise in Prince William Sound

Prince William Sound, the northern extent of the Gulf of Alaska, rivals the Inside Passage for the steepest fjords and the most spectacular coastlines and glaciers. The Sound is a...

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...

Getting Around Alaska by Road

Seward Highway near Lost Lake north of Seward

Driving: Take the Scenic Route

There are 9,241 miles of state and national highways in Alaska - and 1,382 miles that have earned the designation of "scenic byway." Mile-for-mile, Alaska...