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HOLIDAY IN ALASKA   >   USA


Alaska is a U.S. state, the largest in area, located on the northwest tier of North America.

Regions in Alaska : Bush Alaska, Interior, North Slope, Panhandle, South Central and Tanana Valley

Cities in Alaska : Anchorage, Barrow, Bethel, Fairbanks, Homer, Juneau, Kenai, Ketchikan, Kodiak, Kotzebue, Nome, Palmer, Petersburg, Seward, Sitka, Unalaska, Valdez, Wasilla

State Capital Alaska : Juneau.


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Hotels Alaska

  Booking   -   Hotel Guide Alaska

  Booking   -   Hotel Guide Anchorage

 
Centrally located hotels ranging from small family run budget accommodation to world-class five star hotels.

  Hotels.com   -    

Camping / Campgrounds / RV Parks

  Go Camping America
  Koa   -   Campgrounds of America
  National Park Service Campground and Tour Reservation Site
  Funroads   -   Get Outta Town!

Car Rentals Alaska

Car rental  

Car rental  Holiday Autos   -    
Holiday Autos offers the best fully inclusive car hire prices. Get cheap car hire quickly and securely online with holidayautos.co.uk, the experts in online car rental.

Car Rental USA  Sixt   -   

Holiday Homes / Apartments

  Self-catering holiday homes in Alaska [ Home Away ]
  Alaska Vacation Rentals [ VacationsFRBO.com ]

National Parks Alaska / State Parks

  Denali National Park & Preserve
It's more than a mountain. Denali National Park & Preserve features North America's highest mountain, 20,320 -foot tall Mount McKinley. The Alaska Range also includes countless other spectacular mountains and many large glaciers. Denali's more than 6 million acres also encompass a complete sub-arctic eco-system with large mammals such as grizzly bears, wolves, Dall sheep, and moose.
  Kenai National Wildlife Refuge
  Kenai Fjords National Park
  Chugach National Forest

  Alaska State Parks

  National Park Service
The NPS works with communities to preserve and care for neighborhood treasures. They also work with teachers to create unique opportunities for students to learn about history at the real places where events unfolded.

Travel Agents / Tour Operators

  Canadian Affair   -   Fly & Cruise Alaska
Cruising is one of the best ways to explore and see some of the finest landscapes and charming cities Alaska has to offer [ Holland America Line & Celebrity Cruises ].

  Cosmos Tourama    -   Quality escorted touring holidays
Alaska/Canada cruises [ Alaska & the Yukon + Alaska Cruise, Pacific Coast Explorer + Alaska Cruise, Alaska Cruise & Vancouver ].

Thomas Cook

Responsibletravel.com   -   Alaska Holidays
Explore the very best of Alaska's breathtaking scenery and abundant wildlife. All of the Alaska holidays are operated by companies committed to conservation & the environment.

    -   Create your perfect trip to Alaska
Flight, Hotel and Car.



Local Travel Organizations / Tour Operators :

  Alaskan Charter Boats   -   Cruise Southeast Alaska's Inside Passage
Alaska Charter Boats offers a choice of over 50 luxurious to very affordable yachts and boats. Experienced and knowledgeable Alaskans located in Juneau providing charters throughout the state.
Your wilderness adventure can include fishing, kayaking, hot springs, beach combing, glacier viewing, whale watching and exploring those special places where the big boats can't go.
  Alaska Wildland Adventures
Find yourself in a place where wilderness and comfort peacefully coexist. Enjoy the variety of wildlife and scenery which only Alaska can offer: from seacoast glaciers to salmon-filled streams. View snow capped mountains, brown bears, and soaring eagles. Take some time to relax under the midnight sun, knowing that our experienced team will guide you to places few know well, for the trip of a lifetime.
Destinations in Alaska : Denali National Park, Kenai Natinal Wildlife Refuge, Kenai Fjords National Park, Chugach National Forest, Arctic Region, Inside Passage
  Air Excursions
Offers passenger and freight service throughout Southeast Alaska with offices in Juneau and Gustavus. Tours specializing in Glacier Bay & the Juneau Ice Cap. Excursions feature remote drop-off's, bear viewing, fly-in fishing & rafting or kayaking.
  Glacier Trekking / NorthStar Trekking
NorthStar Trekking offers three levels of glacier trekking experiences on the glaciers of the Juneau Icefield. The treks are designed to provide small groups of clients with no mountaineering experience an informative and in-depth glacier experience. A broad range of physical abilities can be accomodated on the three levels of treks offered. Appropriate mountaineering gear is provided for each level of trekking.
  Green Tortoise   -   Alaska Loop [ 14 days ]
Explore this majestic world of temperate rainforests, snow-capped mountains, and crystal-clear seas - home to abundant and untouched wildlife. The Green Tortoise Alaska Loop promises to fulfill every nature lover's dream!
  Green Tortoise   -   Alaskan Expedition - 27 Days
Our ultimate Adventure! Uncover the majestic landscapes of British Colombia, Alaska, and the Yukon Territory and see for yourself this world where temperate rainforests, snow-capped mountains, and crystal-clear seas are home to abundant and untouched wildlife.
  LAB Flying Service
Year round scheduled flights between many Southeast Alaskan communities. Charters and flightseeing tours view spectacular glacial scenery.
  Row International   -   Yacht charter in Alaska
  Skagway Air Service
Locally owned year-round airline providing daily flights between Skagway, Juneau & Haines with flag stops in Gustavus and Hoonah. Sightseeing, freight & charter services.
  Southeast Aviation
Your first-class ticket to flightseeing from the historic Ketchikan waterfront to crystal clear lakes, lush rainforests, ice-blue glaciers and rugged snow-capped mountains in Misty Fjords & Glacier, bear-viewing excursions, and sportsfishing charters.

Travel Guides Alaska / Alaska Related Books

Alaska [ Lonely Planet ] - ISBN 1741047625 Alaska (Lonely Planet Alaska)
Greg Benchwick (Author)
Paperback: 480 pages; Publisher: Lonely Planet Publications; 9th Revised edition edition (1 April 2009); ISBN-10: 1741047625; ISBN-13: 978-1741047622.

DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Alaska
Deanna Swaney (Contributor)
From cruising through spectacular fjords and watching wildlife in pristine wildernesses to viewing the aurora borealis and soaking up Alaska’s Russian and Native heritage, capture the essence of Alaska with this comprehensive and lavishly illustrated guide. Explore downtown Anchorage and experience the Gold Rush spirit of Kennicott using unique 3D models, cutaways and birds-eye-view maps. The guide features walks, scenic routes and thematic tours, with sights markets and festivals listed town by town. A ‘Discovering’ feature describing the highlights of each region helps you uncover Alaska’s hidden gems, while extensive hotel and restaurant listings are set to make your Alaskan adventure truly unforgettable.
Hardcover: 312 pages; Publisher: Dorling Kindersley (1 April 2008); ISBN-10: 1405320869; ISBN-13: 978-1405320863.

Alaska by Cruise Ship - ISBN 0980957303 Alaska by Cruise Ship   -   Anne Vipond 
The Complete Guide to Cruising Alaska with Giant Color Pull-Out Map.
Paperback: 352 pages; Publisher: Ocean Cruise Guides; 6 Pap/Map edition (15 May 2008); ISBN-10: 0980957303; ISBN-13: 978-0980957303.

Frommer's Alaska 2010  -   Charles P. Wohlforth
*   Completely updated every year, Frommer′s Alaska features gorgeous color photos of the sights and experiences that await you.
*   Expert author lets you know your best bets for spotting wildlife, catching salmon or halibut, and getting up–close–and–personal with glaciers. Plus, detailed information on Alaska's most scenic drives and where you can go to interact with Native people and culture.
*   Cruise experts break down the variety of Alaska cruises, from the debate between small versus large boats to who you can expect to be sailing with when you choose a particular cruise line. 
*  Plus, the best scenic drives along Alaska′s highways, a guide to exploring Denali and Kenai Fjords national parks, "when, where and how" for viewing bears, whales, and other wildlife and insider advice on getting the most out of your Alaska cruise experience
Paperback: 640 pages; Publisher: John Wiley & Sons; Revised edition edition (12 Jan 2010); ISBN-10: 0470497734; ISBN-13: 978-0470497739.

Transportation / How do I travel to Alaska

 
Anchorage Airport   -   Anchorage International Airport

   

 
Book cheap flights to Alaska at ebookers and benefit from discounted airfares. 

  Airline Tickets Alaska / Bargain Flights
Flight tickets Alaska.

  Alaska Airlines / Horizon Air
  Wings of Alaska
Wings of Alaska is the premier airline serving Southeast Alaska. We provide scheduled passenger service, fast freight and charter service throughout Northern Southeast Alaska...

  Alaska Railroad

  Transportation & Public Facilities, State of Alaska

  Alaska Marine Highway Ferry System   -   Tour Alaska's Coast
Indescribable adventure awaits at every bend of Alaska's incredible coastline. Each magnificent fjord, towering glacier, and historic waterfront town urges you to linger and discover its wonders. Give yourself the freedom to answer this "call of the wild" on an AMHS ferry ship, through the Inside Passage, across the Gulf of Alaska, into Prince William Sound, and out to the Aleutians. And in every port, there's plenty to do and see.
Let AMHS provide your room and prepare your meals, or sleep in the solarium and have a picnic. Bring along your car, RV, boat, or bicycle, but leave the driving to us!

  Maps of Alaska [ Uni Texas  -  Perry-Castañeda Library  -  Map Collection ]

  Weather Information Alaska for Visitors


Links
 

  Official Alaska State Travel Website

  State of Alaska [ Government ]

  City of Juneau   -   State Capital Alaska   -   Travel Juneau [ Tourism ]
Juneau, Alaska's bustling capital and gateway to Glacier Bay, nestles between towering mountains and the Gastineau Channel. Although a modern city, Juneau wears its romantic Gold Rush past proudly. Exhibits, museums, and enchanting performances are waiting to entertain you. The Mendenhall Glacier and U.S. Forest Service Visitor Center offers programs, a naturalist to answer questions, trails and nature walks, and a panoramic view of the glacier face. Nearby Admiralty Island National Monument shelters the largest brown bear population in Southeast Alaska.

  Aleutian Islands & Alaska Peninsula
The Aleutian Islands and Alaska Peninsula sweep more than 1500 miles from Cook Inlet toward Asia. This region sits atop the "Ring of Fire," a string of volcanoes along the Pacific Rim, and boasts several wildlife refuges. The harsh weather precludes ferry service in the winter, but each spring the Alaska Marine Highway resumes its regular sailings to the seven westward communities of Chignik, Sand Point, King Cove, Cold Bay, False Pass, Akutan, and Unalaska/Dutch Harbor.
  Bush Alaska
  Interior Alaska
The Interior is an outdoors-oriented region. Activities include fishing, hunting, hiking, camping with or without RVs, rafting, golf, snowmobiling, dog-sled riding, skiing, birding and gold panning.
  North Slope
  Panhandle Alaska
  South Central Alaska
  Tanana Valley

  Kenai Peninsula   -   Kenai, Homer, Soldotna, Seward
  Lake Clark
  Mat-Su Valley   -   Wasilla, Palmer and Talkeetna
Surrounded by stunning mountain ranges, glaciers and rivers the Matanuska-Susitna Valley offers everything you're looking for in an Alaska vacation. Beautiful scenery, abundant wildlife, and amazing views of Mt. McKinley combined with our quality hotels and lodging, diverse activities, and unique attractions make the Mat-Su Valley a 'must do' for any Alaska vacation itinerary.
There's plenty of opportunity to try something new in Mat-Su - flightseeing, glacier trekking, dog-sledding, airboat or jetboat tours and river rafting in Palmer, Wasilla and Talkeetna. Adventure and hospitality await you at every turn.
  Yukon
Yukon Communities : Beaver Creek, Burwash Landing/ Destruction Bay, Carcross/Tagish, Carmacks, Faro, Haines Junction, Keno City, Marsh Lake, Mayo, Old Crow, Pelly Crossing, Ross River, Teslin, Watson Lake and Whitehorse

  Anchorage   -   The largest city in the state Alaska and the hub of Alaska's air travel
  Anchorage   -   Official Anchorage Alaska Travel Guide
  Big Lake Chamber of Commerce
  Fairbanks   -   Fairbanks   -   Fairbanks Alaska CVB
  Haines   -   Destination Haines Alaska Valley of the Eagles
At the northern end of America's longest fjord, Haines shares a border with 20 million acres of protected wilderness. The heart of Alaska's Glacier Bay National Park is less than 25 miles by air from downtown Haines, and Canada's Kluane National Park and Tatshenshini-Alsek Provincial Park are just up the road. As you can imagine, opportunities for outdoor recreation are endless. And this is just part of what makes Haines the Alaska of your dreams!
  Ketchikan   -   Ketchikan Visitors Bureau
Ketchikan is Alaska's southernmost major city. Its waterfront buildings rise above Tongass Narrows supported by a forest of pilings and joined together by a picturesque boardwalk. Visit the world's largest collection of totem poles at Saxman, Totem Bight, and the Totem Heritage Center.
  Petersburg   -   Petersburg, Alaska Chamber of Commerce Community Guide
Petersburg is off the beaten path of cruise ships and is famous for its Norwegian heritage which shows so beautifully in the decorative designs found on its homes and shop fronts. Local tours await you, too, offering spectacular views of the LeConte Glacier, the southernmost tidewater glacier in North America.
  Seward
  Sitka   -   Sitka Convention & Visitors Bureau   -   The Natural Place To Visit
Sitka Alaska is your Alaskan treasure! Views of Island-studded waters, stately spruce forests, jagged mountains and towering volcano surround Alaska's most beautiful seaside town.
Sitka by the sea! Experience Sitka's riches with warm hospitality, ancient Tlingit living culture and history, unique Russian heritage, fact filled museums, hand-carved totems, abundant Alaskan wildlife and plenty of exciting adventure!
  Skagway   -   Skagway Convention & Visitors Bureau   -   Gateway to the Klondike
A place exists in Alaska where the past lives on, where the cries of "gold in the Yukon" still echo from steep canyon walls, where the sounds of barroom pianos and boomtown crowds ring out in the night. A place where the romance and excitement of yesteryear linger around every street corner, every bend in the trail. That place is Skagway.
The National Park Service and the City of Skagway have made this one of the best historic sites in Alaska. The Klondike Highway follows part of the White Pass route and connects with the Alaska Highway at Whitehorse, Yukon Territory.
  Wrangell-St. Elias   -   Wrangel Tourism
Whether you are an adventurer looking for an unforgettable Alaska outdoor experience or a business searching for excellent entrepreneurial prospects, the friendly Alaskan community of Wrangell, the Gateway to the Stikine River, offers exciting opportunities for everyone.
A thrilling variety of Alaska wildlife excursions take you up close to glaciers, help you catch the fish of a life time, and find the Alaska wildlife you are searching for. Anan Bear and Wildlife Observatory is favorite spot to view Alaska brown and black bears up close as they feast on Wrangell's abundant salmon.
Wrangell is the "Gateway to the Stikine River", the fastest free-flowing navigable river in North America. Wrangell also hosts the largest springtime concentration of bald eagles in the world.
  Yakutat   -   Greater Yakutat Chamber of Commerce
Located on the scenic Gulf Coast of Alaska, and surrounded by Wrangell-St. Elias National Park and Tongass National Forest, Yakutat attracts a wide variety of outdoor enthusiasts to hike beaches, float rivers, explore bays and passages, climb mountains, view glaciers, and surf remote breaks. Yakutat Bay provides the finest saltwater sport fishing in Alaska.

  List of cities in Alaska [ Wiki ]

  News from Alaska   -   Frontiersman Newspaper
  Northern Lights Alaska
  Public Broadcasting Alaska   -   AlaskaOne TV 
  Radio   -  KMBQ 99.7 FM
  TV   -   KTOO TV & FM
  University   -   University of Alaska

Cuisine   -   Alaskan Recipes

  Alaska Wildland Adventures   -   see Alaska Recipes
Halibut with Corn Fritters and Roasted Red Pepper Sauce, Linguine with Lemon & Smoked Salmon, Fresh Salmon over Linguine, Orange-Cranberry-Pecan Scones, Fillet of Caribou with Wild Game Sauce
  Alaska Seafood
With over 3 million lakes, 3,000 rivers and 34,000 miles of coastline, Alaska is one of the most bountiful fishing regions in the world, producing seafood known for its abundance and variety. Among them: five species of salmon, three types of crab, and several varieties of whitefish. Swimming wild in these icy pure waters, and feeding on a natural diet, Alaska Seafood develops a superior texture and unparalleled flavor prized by chefs and connoisseurs alike.
  Cook It Frozen   -   Techniques & Recipes
You're craving seafood for dinner, but the seafood at the supermarket - or at home - is frozen. All the better! Alaska frozen seafood can be quickly and easily prepared without thawing. Try it grilled, broiled, baked, sautéed, or in soups and chowders. Alaska frozen seafood goes from frozen to fabulous in a flash!

History of Alaska

  Yukon Genealogy   -   see 'Dawson City Museum Pan for Gold Database'
information on individuals who were in the Yukon during the gold rush years.

Music, Arts & Culture, Events in Alaska

  The Anchorage Fur Rendezvous
  Mat-Su Libraries

Web Portals / Alaskan Directories

  Alaska Outdoors Adventures
This directory of Alaskan adventures includes: fishing lodge & guide information; hunting outfitters and guides; links to fishing and hunting lodges; bush air charters and flying services; fly-in, unguided drop off hunting and fishing trips; and fully guided fishing and hunting packages.
  Alaskan.com   -   your guide to America's Last Frontier.
Featured inside are valuable resources and information on Alaska's businesses, Alaska travel information, tour operators and guides, Alaska real estate and much more!
  Alaska.com
  Juneau.com   -   Juneau Community Website
Juneau's attractions include the mighty Mendenhall Glacier, the Mt. Roberts Tram, and incredible wildlife viewing and fishing. Some of the more popular activities enjoyed are world class salmon and halibut fishing, glacier hikes and dog sledding, whale watching, shopping, and people watching.
  SLED - Statewide Library Electronic Doorway


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