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...

Inside Passage or Southeast

kayaking in Resurrection Bay
There's no difference. You can use these terms interchangeably. Southeast Alaska is also referred to as "The Panhandle" and the "Inland Passage."...

Daylight

A camper surveys his beach-side campsite

During the summer months, Alaska enjoys extended daylight hours throughout the state. The further north you travel, the more pronounced the difference. In Anchorage, for example, the sun rises at...

Making Reservations

guided sportsfishing

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...