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National Geographic Traveler: Alaska, 3rd Edition (National Geographic Traveler)


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Active travelers trust National Geographic to deliver what they want in a guidebook: expert advice, insider tips, and the cultural feel of each destination not easily found online. These guides are pitch-perfect for today's experiential travel enthusiasts who want an authentic, enriching immersion.

Alaska, The Last Frontier, is a land of breathtaking natural scenery and a rich cultural heritage. From Denali and Glacier Bay National Parks to the outpost of Ketchikan to arctic Barrow to the spectacular Dalton Highway, expert travel writer and Alaska authority Bob Devine is a deft guide to all the best spots, and lesser-known ones as well. The book's seven chapters cover the Southeast's Inside Passage, Anchorage, Kenai Peninsula, the Southwest, Prince William Sound and Wrangell-St. Elias National Park, Denali National Park and environs, and the Bush. Special features include in-depth spreads on native arts, bear watching, the birders of Attu Island, sled dog touring, sea kayaking instruction, gold panning, and national park field seminars; as well as specially mapped driving and walking tours, among them a spectacular drive around Kodiak Island. As in all National Geographic Travelers, vivid photographs capture Alaska's beauty, and detailed maps ensure you won't get lost. A robust Travelwise section provides all the essentials on getting to an

About the Author

BOB DEVINE is the author of Bush Versus the Environment and several National Geographic books, including the National Geographic Guide to America's Outdoors: Western Canada. Devine also has written about the environment, natural history, and outdoor travel for many publications, includingNational Geographic Traveler, Audubon, Los Angeles Times, and Travel & Leisure.


MICHAEL MELFORD is a renowned photographer whose assignments include both travel and editorial photography. His award-winning works have appeared in National Geographic Traveler, Travel & Leisure, Life, Fortune, and Newsweek. He is a contributing photographer to National Geographic Traveler and his work often appears in National Geographic magazine.

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Devine, Bob
National Geographic Society
Melford, Michael
United States / West / Pacific (AK, CA, HI, NV, OR, WA)
Travel-US Western States
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National Geographic Traveler
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