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For more information about Alaska and its history,
here are some helpful links.
Photographs, oral histories, and films from libraries and museums. Endless pleasure.
Exchange of ideas and information on Alaska history.
Manuscripts, private diaries, photographs, moving images, and oral histories.
Winner of two Pulitzer Prizes for Public Service.
Descriptive regional directory of historical museums and historic sites.
Historic railroad travels between Whittier, Anchorage, Denali Park, and Fairbanks, with a shorter route to Seward.
State-run ferries along unbeatably scenic waterways. Vehicles travel below; passengers without cabin reservations sleep on deck chairs or in tents, and carry food onboard in ice chests. Get on, get off and fly your kite on deck.
Annually updated since 1949, describes roads and sights: historic places, roadhouses, campgrounds, berry picking, wildlife areas, camper rentals. Indispensable for anyone leaving town.
Official state travel site and a good introduction.
Largest National Forest in the country. Stay in southeastern Alaska: rustic cabins, many accessible only by boat or float plane. Bring your own everything!
5.4 million acres of recreational possibilities in southcentral Alaska. Wilderness cabins. Idyllic. Wildlife viewing and fishing.
Guide to state parks and outdoor recreation.
When and where to view (and capture) wildlife; licenses, limits, regulations, calendar of events.
Hikes ranging from kid-friendly to arduous, many unpopulated. Includes the stunning Harding Icefield Trail and the often lonely 1899 Pack Trail.
National parks, preserves, historical monuments, and wild rivers; accommodations, transportation, recreation.
Based in Anchorage. Bear viewing, fly-in salmon and trout fishing, glacier tours. The Mt. McKinley tour is the experience of a lifetime.