Alaska For Dummies

Alaska For Dummies

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You're in for a scenic, sensory treat! Alaska has 100, 000 glaciers and 10 million lakes. Wildlife roams freely across vast spaces, unfettered by fences or roads. Opportunities to experience real wilderness and enjoy outdoor activities abound. You cana€™t see or do it all, but you can make the most of your time with this friendly guide. Our author, Charles Wohlforth, is a lifelong Alaskan who has been writing about his home as a journalist and author for more than 20 years. Wohlforth received wide critical acclaim for his environmental studies of Alaska. Alaska For Dummies, 5th Edition gives you comprehensive coverage of America's Last Frontier and includes: Anchorage and road trips from Anchorage; Southeast Alaska, including Juneau, Skagway and Sitka; bush Alaska, covering fascinating places in the Arctic; options for visiting by cruise ship; five great itineraries that touch on Alaskaa€™s best destinations; the best places to see marine mammals, birds, humpback whales, black, brown, or polar bears, and other wildlife; the best gold rush towns, including Fairbanks, Juneau, Skagway, and Nome, where the free-wheeling frontier spirit abides today; the top ten questions to ask an Alaskan, and more. Like every For Dummies travel guide, Alaska For Dummies, 5th Edition includes down-to-earth trip-planning advice, what you shouldn't miss (and what you can skip), the best hotels and restaurants for every budget, and handy Post-it Flags to mark your favorite pages.907-474-3530; www.arctic- rents the Ford Escape. The vehicles are equipped with CB radios, maintenance kits, and two full-size spare tires. ... 866-236-7272 or 907-479-7272; rents SUVs, trucks, and campers on four-wheel-drive pickups, as well as RVs for use on gravel highways.

Title:Alaska For Dummies
Author:Charles P. Wohlforth
Publisher:John Wiley & Sons - 2011-03-22


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