Alaska: “The Great Land”
Alaska Mendenhall Glacier

Travel On The Alaska Railroad

You'll know from the very moment you climb aboard the Alaska Railroad you're riding on the best train in the world. more>

Alaska History & Culture

Alaska’s Natives are finding it more important than ever to celebrate their heritage and educate residents and visitors about Alaska’s first peoples. and their history & culture. more>

Discover Alaska's Parks

Fifty-eight percent of Alaska is federal land managed by the Department of the Interior (Fish and Wildlife Service, National Park Service and Bureau of Land Management. The National Park Service alone manages 54 million acres as parks (17 units), preserves, and monuments, including 20,000 protected river miles. more>

Get Familiar With Alaska's Flightseeing Before Your Trip

Fly past massive peaks, over jagged glaciers, and endless expanses of wild Alaska with famous bush pilots from your home! more>

Read FREE Book Online - The Alaskan - A Novel Of The North

He could still see the picturesque, feel the thrill of the unusual, and--at times--warm memories crowded upon him so closely that yesterday seemed today, and Alaska was young again, thrilling the world with her wild call to those who had courage to come and fight for her treasures, and live--or die. more>

Alaska Books

Read great books about Alaska. and learn more about its fascinating wilderness. more>

Alaska's Bears

Alaska is bear country. Knowledge of bears and proper behavior greatly reduce your risk and you will benefit from learning more  more>
Alaska Bears

Alaska: “The Great Land”

For most, Alaska is a faraway land of immense landscapes, tall mountain ranges, largely untouched wilderness and – above all – great beauty. For the nearly 650,000 people who call the state home, it is the nearby land from whose rich environments and coastal oceans one draws physical and spiritual sustenance; whose harsh realities are dictated by the change between dark and never-dark seasons; whose vastness magnifies the importance and dependence on local community. For all, Alaska is “the Great Land,” an awe-inspiring land increasingly at risk from climate change.

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Alaska: The Great Land

Bounded in the southwest by the Pacific Ocean, in the west by the Bering Sea, and in the north by the Arctic Ocean, Alaska is the only U.S. state with two international borders (with Russia and Canada).

Alaska: From Easy To Adventurous

The wild rugged beauty of Alaska continues to impress travelers. Alaska has more land in public ownership, and more land protected than any other U.S. state.

Alaska: Places To Visit

Are you planning a visit to Alaska? We have a great information for your trip. From fabulous glaciers, national parks, museums, historical sites, heritage centers to towns and villages. Plenty of ideas for places to go and things to do.

Alaska: Physical Geography

The state of Alaska is commonly divided into four major geographic subregions: the Pacific Mountain System, the Central Up- and Lowlands, the Rocky Mountain System of Alaska, and the Arctic Coastal Plain. 

Alaska Flightseeing

Aviation has long been a lifeline to rural Alaska ("the bush") - an integral part to the state's history and development. Today, the state remains the most "flyingest" in the country, with about six times as many pilots per capita as the rest of the United States.

Alaska Wilderness

All outdoor enthusiasts love Alaska's fascinating wilderness and unique chances to view eagles, bears, spawning salmon, and the breath-taking vistas of "wild" Alaska. You can take a sled-dog ride on a glacier, hike boardwalk trails, fish in streams or ocean, or just relax and observe the beauty.

Alaska SEAtrails

SEAtrails is Southeast Alaska's unique long-distance, community-focused trail system inter-connected by Alaska's Marine Highway System (Alaska's State Ferry System). It gives travelers the best of what Alaska's panhandle has to offer - culture, history, and boundless wilderness.

Alaska Wilderness Videos

Watch Alaska as you can only imagine. Have experience before your trip, learn more about wilderness and learn how to protect yourself.

Sportfishing In Alaska

In Alaska fishing is more than sport, it’s a way of life.

Discover More About Alaska

Links to important online information about Alaska, official information, links to travel information, history and culture.



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