Alaska Tips

Largest Cities

Anchorage, Alaska's largest city

Anchorage is the largest city in terms of population, with more than 254,000 residents. Fairbanks is the second largest with roughly 32,000 residents. In terms of total area, Sitka...

Weather and Clothing

relaxing in the summertime at a cabin

Southcentral Alaska enjoys warm, sunny summer days. But as with any place in Alaska, the weather can be unpredictable.

As a rule it is best to have layers available for...

Native Alaskan Artwork

Native carving

Wherever you go the Great Land, you'll find unique, authentic Alaskan products and crafts.

These can include:
– Gold nugget jewelry and items carved from ivory and jade
– Handmade...

Making Reservations

Lodging in Gustavus

You will need to make as many pre-arrangements as possible for a trip to Alaska.

Hotel and rental cars can be expensive and hard to find if you wait too...