Useful Links for Visiting Alaska

Alaska is the northernmost and the largest state in the United States, consisting of the mainland and almost three thousand islands. The beauty of this land is breathtaking. Along the seaside, there are rugged glaciers, stunning fjords, and bays. Besides its unique nature, Alaska is also rich in cultural and historical sights.

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Alaska is the 49th state of the United States, admitted to the Union in 1959. Before this, it was under the rule of Russia for some time. Its capital is Juneau, the largest city – Anchorage, nicknamed The City of Lights and Flowers. Other major cities: Fairbanks, Ketchikan, Sitka.

The symbols of the state are the forget-me-not, the moose, the Sitka spruce, and the willow ptarmigan. Canada's Kluane and Tatshenshini-Alsek National Parks and Alaska's Wrangell St. Elias and Glacier Bay National Parks are a single joint US–Canadian World Heritage Site since 1994.

"To the lover of wilderness, Alaska is one of the most wonderful countries in the world." – John Muir, a Scottish-born American naturalist, and writer.

 If you plan to travel to Alaska, below is a list of useful links to help you organize an excellent vacation in the Last Frontier. Have a nice trip!

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US Visas

travel.state.gov – all info about US visas for foreign citizens to travel to the United States

Traveler's Health

passporthealthusa.com – travel vaccines and advice for the United States

Transportation 

airhelp.com – compensation for flight delay or cancellation

alaska.org – explore Alaska by bus

alaskarailroad.com – explore Alaska by train

discovercars.com – find the best car rental deals in Alaska

kayak.com – find cheap flights to Alaska

ncl.com – explore Alaska by cruise ship

Accommodation in Alaska

airbnb.com – find unique vacation rentals in Alaska

booking.com – book your hotel in Alaska online

couchsurfing.com – meet up with locals and travelers, find accommodation in Alaska

hostelworld.com – check out the Hostelworld selection of hostels in Alaska

vrbo.com – explore an array of Alaska vacation rentals

Food & Dining

alaskadinnerfactory.com – have your favorite Alaska Dinner Factory food delivered to your door

alaskatourjobs.com – find best places to eat Alaskan salmon

travelandleisure.com – find the best restaurants in Alaska 

Welcome to Anchorage

anchorage.net – find out more about Anchorage's perfect blend of natural wonders and urban appeal

getyourguide.com – find the top-rated and best-reviewed tours and activities in Anchorage

nationalgeographic.com – discover the best of Anchorage

travel.usnews.com – find the best things to do in Anchorage 

viator.com – see all of Anchorage's top attractions

All Alaska

alaska.org – get a free copy of the Alaska map mailed to your door or explore the map online

alaskatourjobs.com – visit 5 historic landmarks and monuments in Alaska

britannica.com – learn more about Alaska

getyourguide.com – book most exciting things to do, attractions, and tours in Alaska

museumsalaska.org – enrich your vacation in Alaska with a visit to the state's museums

nationalgeographic.com – explore Alaska in nine incredible ways 

recreation.gov – explore Alaska's outdoor and cultural destinations 

tourradar.com – live the high life with an Alaska vacation package

viator.com – find unforgettable things to do in Alaska

visittheusa.com – discover all the information you need for your vacation in Alaska

weather-forecast.com – see weather forecasts and learn more about Alaska's climate 

whc.unesco.org – find out 1 World Heritage site in Alaska




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