Lonely Planet’s Alaska is our most comprehensive guide that extensively covers all that Alaska has to offer, with recommendations for both popular and lesser-known experiences. Hike the history-laden Chilkoot Trail, spot icebergs and wildlife in Glacier Bay and marvel at the majesty of the Northern Lights; all with your trusted travel companion.
Inside Lonely Planet’s Alaska Travel Guide:
What’s NEW in this edition?
Up-to-date information - all businesses were rechecked before publication to ensure they are still open after 2020’s COVID-19 outbreak
NEW top experiences feature - a visually inspiring collection of Alaska’s best experiences and where to have them
What's NEW feature taps into cultural trends and helps you find fresh ideas and cool new areas
NEW pull-out, passport-size 'Just Landed' card* with wi-fi, ATM and transport info - all you need for a smooth journey from airport to hotel
Planning tools for family travellers
Highlightsand itineraries help you tailor your trip to your personal needs and interests
Eating & drinking in Alaska - we reveal the dishes and drinks you have to try
Color maps and images throughout
Insider tips to save time and money and get around like a local, avoiding crowds and trouble spots
Honest reviews for all budgets - eating, sleeping, sightseeing, going out, shopping, hidden gems that most guidebooks miss
Cultural insights give you a richer, more rewarding travel experience - history, people, music, landscapes, wildlife, politics
Covers The Bush, Kodiak, Katmai & Southwest Alaska, Denali & the Interior, Anchorage & Around, Kenai Peninsula, Prince William Sound and Juneau & the Southeast and more
The Perfect Choice: Lonely Planet’s Alaska, our most comprehensive guide to Alaska, is perfect for both exploring top sights and taking roads less travelled.
Looking for more extensive coverage? Check out Lonely Planet’s USA guide for a comprehensive look at all the country has to offer.
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