Synopses & Reviews
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 guides are a must-pack' --Toronto Star, February 2006
- the market's leading guide to the USA's last great wilderness
- from grizzly bear habitats to funky eats in Anchorage - feed your taste for adventure
- complete national parks coverage, including Denali & Glacier Bay
- Alaska's 20 best hikes & paddles for all levels of experience
Bought from Russia in 1867, Alaska is the 49th and largest state in the USA. This guide offers travel advice, as well as background information about Alaska's history and local culture.