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Lonely Planet Alaska (Lonely Planet Alaska)by Jim Dufresne
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Alaska"s vast natural beauty is unparalleled. Spectacular Mt McKinley and Prince William Sound are only the tip of the iceberg. With quirky villages and a few cities dotted across boundless acres of national parks and reserves, sheer adventure is outside every door. Whether you"re hiking or paddling, whale watching or glacier gawking, follow this definitive guide into the USA"s last great wilderness.
Into The Wild - in-depth chapters dedicated to outdoor activities and adventures.
Bear Essentials - special chapter on Alaska"s abundant wildlife and diverse flora.
Native Alaskans, New Urbanites - extensive coverage of local culture, lifestyle, arts and history.
Road More And Less Traveled - custom itineraries, thorough directory and 84 detailed maps.
Where To Hibernate - rustic campsites, backcountry cabins, secluded B&Bs, elegant suites'opinionated sleeping listings for various budgets.
Lonely Planet knows Alaska. Our 9th edition guarantees an adventure at every turn, whether you're watching glaciers calve from a boat, hiking in the Bush or exploring Alaskan Native culture and polar bears in Barrow.
Lonely Planet guides are written by experts who get to the heart of every destination they visit. This fully updated edition is packed with accurate, practical and honest advice, designed to give you the information you need to make the most of your trip.
In This Guide:
New Alaska for Families and Cruising in Alaska chapters
Full-Color Alaskan Wildlife chapter
Unique Green Index to help you make your travels ecofriendly
With detailed cultural information and insider tips, Lonely Planet regional guides provide spectacular introduction to each state. The Alaska guide offers dedicated chapters on Alaskan wildlife, wilderness hikes, and paddles, and expanded coverage of Kenai Peninsula and Prince William Sound. of full color. 76 maps.
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