Written by locals, Fodor's travel guides have been offering expert advice for all tastes and budgets for 80 years. Alaska is a trip of a lifetime. Nowhere else can travelers kayak to glaciers; fly over the highest peak in North America; wonder at the Aurora Borealis; stay out all night celebrating the midnight sun; visit quirly towns; spot bears, eagles, moose, and whales; and learn the true meaning of the word "remote"--all in the same trip. Fodor's Alaska makes it easy to create a perfect trip from start to finish. This travel guide includes: · Dozens of full-color maps · Hundreds of hotel and restaurant recommendations, with Fodor's Choice designating our top picks · Multiple itineraries to explore the top attractions and what’s off the beaten path · Major sights such as Denali National Park, Aurora Borealis and Kenai Fjords National Park · Side Trips from Ketchikan, Anchorage, and Homer · Coverage of Juneau; The Inside Passage and Southeast Alaska; Anchorage; The Kenai Peninsula and Southcentral Alaska; Denali National Park and Preserve; Fairbanks, The Yukon and the Interior; The Bush
Written by locals, Fodor's travel guides have been offering expert advice for all tastes and budgets for 80 years. Alaska is a trip of a lifetime. Nowhere else can travelers kayak to glaciers; fly over the highest peak in North America; wonder at the Aurora Borealis; stay out all night celebrating the midnight sun; visit quirky towns; spot bears, eagles, moose, and whales; and learn the true meaning of the word "remote" all in the same trip. Fodor's Alaska makes it easy to create a perfect trip from start to finish. This travel guide includes: · Dozens of full-color maps · Hundreds of hotel and restaurant recommendations, with Fodor's Choice designating our top picks · Multiple itineraries to explore the top attractions and what’s off the beaten path · Major sights such as Katmai National Park, Alaska Native Heritage Center, Denali, Denali National Park, The Aurora Borealis, Mendenhall Glacier, The Inside Passage, and Kenai Fjords National Park · Side Trips from Juneau and Anchorage · Coverage of Juneau, The Inside Passage, and Southeast Alaska; Anchorage; The Kenai Peninsula and Southcentral Alaska; Denali National Park and Preserve; Fairbanks, The Yukon, and the Interior; The Bush
Moon Travel Guides: Make Your Escape! Remote, wild, and all-around otherworldly, Alaska promises unforgettable adventure. Discover the heart of "The Last Frontier" with Moon Alaska. What you'll find in Moon Alaska: Strategic itineraries for every budget and timeline, whether you have a week to hit the top sights or a month to explore the whole state Full-color photos and detailed maps throughout, plus a full-color foldout map Curated advice for outdoor adventurers, history buffs, culture mavens, road-trippers, wildlife enthusiasts, and more Must-see attractions and off-beat ideas for making the most of your trip: Embark on a guided active glacier hike, explore ice caves, or take an intrepid "flightseeing" tour to secluded glacier landings in Denali National Park. Experience the thrill of spotting wild bears, moose, or even walrus, or catch a glimpse of sea otters and humpback whales on a boat tour of the spectacular Kenai Fjords. Hike through lush wilderness or along pristine beaches, kayak on tranquil sounds or secluded lakes, or camp under the crystal-clear stars. Learn about Alaska's native cultures and quirky small towns, savor a freshly-caught seafood dinner, and discover the best spots to witness the enchanting northern lights Honest advice from Anchorage local and outdoor aficionado Lisa Maloney on when to go, what to pack, and where to stay, from campsites and hostels to B&Bs and resort fishing lodges How to get there and get around by plane, train, ferry, cruise ship, or guided tour Recommendations for families, LGBTQ+ travelers, seniors, international visitors, and travelers with disabilities Thorough background on the culture, weather, wildlife, local laws, history, and health and safety With Moon Alaska's local insight, myriad activities, and expert advice, you can plan your trip your way. Full list of coverage: Juneau and Southeast Alaska, Anchorage and Southcentral Alaska, Denali, Fairbanks, and the Interior, Kodiak and Southwest Alaska, the Arctic Can't get enough of Alaska? Try Moon Anchorage, Denali & the Kenai Peninsula. Headed to Canada? Try Moon Vancouver & Canadian Rockies Road Trip or Moon Banff National Park.
Updated for 2012, this #1 guide to Alaska cruising features in-depth sections on each port with many insightful stories about the people and the coast. The key to this book's enduring popularity is the lavish 22" x 34"fold-out map with a numbering system for ease of following your ship's position.
A guide to America's last frontier provides practical information on accommodations, restaurants, national parks, and wilderness areas, as well as ratings of all ships cruising to Alaska and essays on Alaskan history
Traveling across the great northern expanses from Dawson Creek, British Columbia, to Delta Junction, Alaska, the 1,500-mile Alaska Highway remains one of the greatest driving adventures of all time. Inside you will find details on gas prices, where to camp, how to prepare your vehicle for the journey, and insightful driving tips. Brimming with full-color photography, this updated edition of Guide to the Alaska Highway is the most stunning, the most complete, and most thoroughly researched book on the market today. Arriving in time for the highway's 75th anniversary, this invaluable guide will help travelers tailor a safe, pleasant, and enjoyable drive through some of the most scenic and rugged landscape on Earth. Tips scattered through the guide tell you where to spot wildlife, let you in on a few favorite fishing holes, and highlight important destinations. This guide is perfect for the adventure lover.
Bears, birds, totems, cruising amidst the glaciers, camping in the wilderness... Alaska can still astonish the most jaded of travellers. Insight Guide Alaska is a comprehensive full-colour travel guide to the huge, untamed spaces of America's 49th state. Beautiful photographs on every page will take you on a journey through the Last Frontier. Our Best Of section selects Alaska's top attractions and activities not to miss, such as touring on a luxury train, observing wild bears, bald eagles, and humpback whales in Glacier Bay National Park, and seeing the Northern Lights. Lively features by local writers cover a whole range of subjects: choosing a cruise, testing your survival skills, staying in a wildlife refuge, getting around by ferry, gold-panning and how to spot a bear. Insight Guides' unrivalled coverage of history, landscape and culture provides an essential introduction to this vast state. Evocative accounts of Alaska's national parks and varied wildernesses combine with lively descriptions of the main towns and visitor hubs. All major sights are cross-referenced with full-colour maps, and the travel tips section provides a wealth of practical information on how to plan your trip. About Insight Guides: Insight Guides has over 40 years' experience of publishing high-quality, visual travel guides. We produce around 400 full-colour print guide books and maps as well as picture-packed eBooks to meet different travellers' needs. Insight Guides' unique combination of beautiful travel photography and focus on history and culture together create a unique visual reference and planning tool to inspire your next adventure. 'Insight Guides has spawned many imitators but is still the best of its type.' - Wanderlust Magazine