Travel Partners – Trips and Tour Providers

Begin planning your Alaska adventure with our Anchorage travel partners. These local companies provide a variety of tours and sightseeing opportunities. From trolley tours to glacier cruises and bicycle rides and flight seeing trips, each offers a unique way to experience the beauty and history of Anchorage and the surrounding area. These business men and women are our neighbors and colleagues: support local businesses, please!

Activities

Adventure Guru

35022 Hamilton Rd., Cooper Landing, AK 99572

Local Phone: (907) 205-7205

A) Guided & Rental Paddle Boarding on Portage Creek,Portage Valley; & on Kenai River & Lake. B) Guided & Rental Mountain. Biking on Trail of Blue Ice, Portage Valley; & various trails in Cooper Landing Vicinity. *All under special-use permit with Chugach National Forest.

Alaska Botanical Garden

4601 Campbell Airstrip Road, Anchorage, AK 99605

Local Phone: (907) 770-3692
Fax: (907) 770-0555

Dedicated to enhancing the beauty & value of plant material through education, preservation, recreation, & research, the ABG is open during daylight hours to see over 1100 species of hardy perennials & 150 native plant species. Specialty gardens, events, gift shop, accessible paths.

Alaska Coastal Explorer

4251 Dimond Way, Wasilla, AK 99654

Local Phone: (907) 632-0274

Custom, professional charter business operating from Seward, Alaska and featuring some of the finest fishing Alaska has to offer. Services include halibut and salmon fishing, sightseeing, custom boat trips (client designed) and more.

Alaska Native Heritage Center

8800 Heritage Center Drive, Anchorage, AK 99506

Local Phone: (907) 330-8000
Toll Free: (800) 315-6608
Fax: (907) 330-8030

Alaska's premier cultural center celebrating Alaska's first people. Open daily in the summer months from 9a-5p, with dancing, storytelling, demonstrating artists and more. Located in northeast Anchorage near Bartlett High School. Open Saturdays in the winter.

Alaska Pablo’s Bicycle Rentals

501 L Street, Anchorage, AK 99501

Local Phone: (907) 250-2871

The best quality bikes in town (Cannondale, Treks, Specialized and more) at unbeatable prices (2hrs/$10, 3 hrs/$12, full day $32). We have served the local community & visitors since 2002 and have the experience to offer first-class customer service. Located only one block from the entrance to the Tony Knowles Coastal Trail. With every rental you receive a lock, repair kit, helmet and map of the trails and city of Anchorage. Pilot, military, and group discounts. The only place in town where you can rent a bike, ride it on one of the most beautiful coastal trails in the nation, and come back to enjoy our delicious Smoked Salmon Quesadillas or Reindeer Hot Dogs. A true Alaskan experience at a very affordable prices.

Alaska Rivers Company

PO Box 827, Cooper Landing, AK 99572

Local Phone: (907) 595-1226
Toll Free: (888) 595-1226
Fax: (907) 595-1226

For 39 years, Alaska Rivers Company has provided guided rafting & fishing trips on the Upper Kenai. Our professionally trained & knowledgeable staff show you a truly unique Alaskan experience. Enjoy the uniqueness of Alaska, her abundant wildlife & the peace & quiet of the turquoise waters of the only non-motorized portion of the Kenai River. Then at the end of your day, relax in one of our cozy, private cabins either on or near the water, away from the crowds.

Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center

Mile 79, Seward Highway / PO Box 949, Girdwood, AK 99587

Local Phone: (907) 783-2025
Fax: (906) 783-2370

A not-for-profit dedicated to preserving Alaska's wildlife through conservation, education, & quality animal care. The Center takes in orphaned & injured animals from the wild, and welcomes visitors year 'round for great viewing! Located approximately one hour driving time south of Anchorage.

Alaska Zoo

4731 O'Malley Road, Anchorage, AK 99507

Local Phone: (907) 346-2133

For 44 years, the Alaska Zoo has provided a home or found homes for orphaned, injured, abandoned and endangered animals. Some 100 plus animals representing 53 species call the Alaska Zoo home. Featuring the widest variety of Alaskan animals in the State, the Alaska Zoo is located just 15 minutes south of downtown Anchorage on 25 acres in the foothills of the Chugach Mountains. We are open daily year around. Come visit!

Anchorage City Tours (Ana)

410 W 4th Ave, Anchorage, AK 99501

Local Phone: (907) 306-4563

Just a short time in Anchorage? We will pick you up at the airport & introduce you to Anchorage. Tours are 1 hour & 2.5 hours, depending on your schedule. We'll even provide the coffee. See our online schedule!

Anchorage City Trolley Tours

546 W. 4th Avenue, Anchorage, AK 99501

Local Phone: (907) 276-5603
Toll Free: (888) 917-8687
Fax: (907) 373-3552

Join our historic and scenic 15 mile tour of Anchorage where Alaskan guides share history and family stories and explore Anchorage’s past and present. Visit cultural and historical sites, watch seaplanes splash land on Lake Hood and travel through Earthquake Park- all the while keeping an eye out for our most famous resident – the mighty urban moose. Every ticket comes with a complimentary coupon book with over $200 worth of traveler savings. All aboard!

Anchorage Distillery

6310 A Street, Anchorage, AK 9518

Local Phone: (907) 561-2100

Tasting Room open 2-8 PM Thursday through Saturday- winter hours.  For cocktails and tasting we are open Tuesday through Saturday- Summer hours. Free tours on Thursday's at 6 PM.

Anchorage Helicopter Tours

2500 E. 5th Ave, Anchorage, AK 99501

Local Phone: (907) 272-7777

Helicopter Tours of Anchorage and the Knik/Lake George Area.  Glacier landings, summer dogsled tours, flight seeing, city tours and custom adventures.  Open Year Round.

Anchorage Market and Festival

741 E 13th Avenue, Anchorage, AK 99501

Local Phone: (907) 272-5634
Fax: (907) 272-5635

Alaska’s most attended event. Free admission. Open mid-May to early September. 10am-6pm Saturdays and 10am-5pm Sundays. Food, gifts, clothing, art and fur booths . Entertainment.

Anchorage Museum

625 C Street, Anchorage, AK 99501

Local Phone: (907) 929-9200
Fax: (907) 929-9290

One of 10 most visited attractions in Alaska, the Anchorage Museum is a world-class art, history & science museum. Collections offer an overview of the Alaska’s rich history & an intro to its varied culture. Displays delve into Alaska Native cultures, Russian occupation, the gold rush, the Exxon Valdez oil spill& more. An ideal place to get oriented for your state-wide travels.

Ascending Path Alaskan Guide Service

1000 Arlberg Ave, Girdwood, Alaska 99587

Local Phone: (907) 783-0505

Family friendly day eco-adventures since 1995. Spencer Glacier via train and sea kayak, alpine hikes as featured in the NY Times, day hikes, rock and ice climb. No experience needed. Join Ascending Path guides for unique naturalist guided wilderness day adventures on your Alaskan vacation. Within an hour of Anchorage you can be on a glacier, and enjoying real Alaska on a spectacular guided hike or climb. Ascending Path’s expert guides love teaching and sharing Alaska’s glaciers and wilderness at your pace by making trips fun and enjoyable. The many glaciers and accessible trails in the Chugach Mountains, surrounding Girdwood and Anchorage, provide a superb naturalist guided eco-adventure environment. Nowhere else in the world can you ride a train, sea kayak and walk on blue glacier ice all in one day! Come out with Ascending Path guides to experience what Trip Advisor, the NY Times and Nat. Geo all have rated as one of the top guide services.

Bear Square Adventure Theater

315 'E' Street, Anchorage, AK 99501

Local Phone: (907) 277-4545
Toll Free: (800) 770-4545
Fax: (907) 277-4447

Hop onto one of our Segways for a guided tour and explore our community. Stop in for a delicious scoop of our Alaskan made ice cream or try your luck for some real Alaskan gold with our gold panning experience. We also welcome you to enjoy our come-to-life movies... The Amazing Trail" (about the famous Iditarod sled dog race) and "Those Amazing Bears." "

Catabatic Charters

P.O. Box 3546, Seward, AK 99664

Local Phone: (907) 750-6054

Our sailing yacht, your adventure. Day & overnight cruises for parties of 2, 3, or 4 - no more! (Day trips top at 6). Custom itineraries, private rooms, meals, & scenic tours with a life-long captain/guide. Come see Alaska without the crowds.

Chugach Adventures

Mile 1.5, Alyeska Highway, Girdwood, AK 99587

Local Phone: (907) 783-1860

Touch an iceberg with Chugach Adventures! See the Spencer Glacier by Incorporating train, glacier, wildlife, raft and canoe tours, we offer something for everyone. Visit our website to learn more. Come experience Alaska with us!

Denali Raft Adventures, Inc.

Mile 238.6 Parks Hwy, Denali Park, AK 99755

Local Phone: (907) 683-2234
Toll Free: (888) 683-2234
Fax: (907) 683-1281

Established in 1974 as Denali's first rafting company. Raft trips at Denali Park, two hours to all day. Try it for fun! Knowledgeable guides & comfortable Gore-Tex dry-suits provided. Pick paddle or oar rafts, exciting whitewater or scenic mild water.

FishHound Expeditions

PO Box 568, Girdwood, AK 99587

Local Phone: (907) 382-1802

At FishHound Expeditions we guide fishing nearly year-round. During May through October we guide by fishing north of Anchorage on clear water tributaries of the Susitna River. We offer full and half day trips as well as single and multi-day fly in trips utilizing planes and helicopters. All gear is included except a one-day fishing license. Our winter operations focus on ice fishing in the Municipality of Anchorage. There are many lakes full of fish! We typically run trips from late November through April depending on Mother Nature. Heated ice shelter is included. Guest is expected to purchase fishing license which can be done online or through many retailers throughout the state.

K2 Aviation

14052 E. 2nd Street, Talkeetna, AK 99676

Local Phone: (907) 733-2291
Toll Free: (800) 764-2291
Fax: (907) 733-1221

Kenai Fjords Tours

509 W 4th Avenue, Anchorage, AK 99501

Local Phone: (907) 777-2800
Toll Free: (877) 259-6381
Fax: (907) 777-2888

Kenai Fjords Tours, Alaskas #1 Wildlife & Glacier Cruise, explores the pristine waters of Resurrection Bay & Kenai Fjords National Park. See abundant wildlife & massive glaciers. Visit our exclusive Fox Island lodge & dine on delicious, complimentary wild Alaska salmon and prime rib. Ask about our partnership with the National Park Service or our Cruise & Kayak Tours. We have been the leader of Excellence for over 30 years. Contact us and book your adventure today! 

Kenai River Drifter’s Lodge (Andy Wallace)

18404 Sterling Highway, Cooper Landing, AK 99572

Local Phone: (907) 595-5555

Drifter's Lodge is built in the heart of Cooper Landing, Alaska, on the banks of the world famous Kenai River. Our wonderful cabins each have private bathrooms, river views, & a shared riverside sauna. The Main Lodge & Russian House are available for large parties. Experience Trophy Rainbow Trout and Salmon fishing - full & half day trips on the upper, middle, & lower Kenai. Drift boat & scenic floats, guided walks, & fly-outs lead you to eagle, moose, bear, & the beauty of the Chugach Mountains.

Lazy Otter Charters

Lot 2, Whittier Small Boat Harbor, Whittier, AK 99693

Local Phone: (907) 694-6887
Toll Free: (800) 587-6887

One stop shop for your Prince William Sound adventure. Offering customized glacier & wildlife tours. The day is tailored to your desires & offers exclusive departures & beach landings. Water taxi for kayakers & campers. Beachable vessels designed for each of loading. Kayak rentals. Enjoy espresso, salmon spread, baked goods, & soft serve ice cream in the cafe.

Major Marine Tours

9170 Jewel Lake Road Ste 203, Anchorage, AK 99502

Local Phone: (907) 274-7300
Toll Free: (800) 764-7300
Fax: (907) 274-5952

Join Major Marine Tours for spectacular full & half-day cruises from Seward & Whittier. With a Park Ranger as your guide, experience abundant wildlife & massive glaciers while you dine on an all-you-can-eat Alaska salmon & prime rib feast in the comfort of our heated vessels.

Phillips Cruises & Tours, LLC

519 West 4th Avenue, Anchorage, AK 99501

Local Phone: (907) 276-8023
Toll Free: (800) 544-0529
Fax: (907) 277-5890

At Phillips Cruises & Tours, we operate daily glacier and wildlife cruises from Whittier into Prince William Sound.  We are located just 1.5 miles south of Anchorage with easy access to a full day of adventure.  We are also a convenient option if you are heading to the Kenai Peninsula communities of Kenai, Soldotna, Homer or Seward. Whittier can easily be accessed by car if you are driving to the Kenai Peninsula.  Or we offer round trip coach or rail service from Anchorage or Girdwood.  Here is a Brief description of the two tours we offer during the summer. 26 Glacier Cruise- Explore the serenity of Esther Passage, view majestic alpine and tidewater glaciers in College and Harriman Fjord while traveling in luxurious comfort aboard the Klondike Express. Glacier Quest Cruise- Great choice for families with children!  Cruise into magnificent Blackstone Bay, home to seven glaciers and Yosemite-scale waterfalls.  Watch for playful sea otters, harbor seals, kittiwakes, bears, whales, or even mountain goats. Our cruises include a complimentary hot meal, reserved indoor seating, full-service bar and snacks for purchase, restroom equipped, and no seasickness guarantee.  U.S. Forest service rangers join us on the 26 Glacier Cruise and Glacier Quest Cruise to provide narration.  We have received the TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence annually and several awards from AABBA including "Best Tour Experience".

Rust’s Flying Services

4525 Enstom Circle, Anchorage, AK 99502

Local Phone: (907) 243-1595
Toll Free: (800) 544-2299
Fax: (907) 248-0552

We are one of Anchorage's most experienced operators and offer flight seeing, fly-in fishing, bear viewing, fly-in dog sledding, fly-in kayaking, and new this year, Denali/Mt. McKinley glacier landings from Anchorage. Come fly with us!

Salmon Berry Travel & Tours

515 W 4th Avenue, Anchorage, AK 99501

Local Phone: (907) 278-3572
Toll Free: (888) 878-3572
Fax: (907) 278-3573

Voted 'Best of Alaska' Platinum status for both Summer and Winter Adventures! Salmon Berry Travel & Tours offers locally guided and all-inclusive Day Tours from Anchorage as well as Curated multi-day-day adventure packages throughout The Last Frontier! Whether your Alaska wishlist includes Dog Sledding, Glaciers, Wildlife, National Parks, Native Culture or more, we can help you #FindYourAlaska"

Talkeetna Air Taxi

14212 E 2nd Avenue, Talkeetna, AK 99676

Local Phone: (907) 733-2218
Toll Free: (800) 533-2219
Fax: (907) 733-1434

Talkeetna Air Taxi provides glacier landings, scenic flight tours of Denali National Park & Denali, & climber expedition support. Our pilots have years of mountain & glacier flying experience, allowing us to provide you with a trip worthy of any bucket list. View breathtaking glaciers, ancient granite peaks, & ice-blue pools from one of our specialized ski planes. Come let us show you our Park!

Tanalian Aviation

2600 E. 5th Ave, Anchorage, AK 99501

Local Phone: (907) 280-8023

Tanalian Aviation provides a wide range of helicopter charter services. Locally owned & operated out of Anchorage, Alaska - we are a company with a high level of professional experience & personal service.

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Dining

America’s Cuisine-Anchorage

P O Box 1481, Homer, AK 99603

Local Phone: (907) 235-3677

The most popular dining guide for south central Alaska. The culinary encyclopedia of the last frontier.

Crush Wine Bistro and Cellar

328 G Street, Anchorage, AK 99501

Local Phone: (907) 274-4022

We offer a warm, inviting and relaxed atmosphere and feature fresh, seasonal ingredients and a knowledgable staff who are passionate about food. You will find lunch, dinner, and Saturday and Sunday brunch. Come try us, and you will see why locals describe us an epic restaurant.

Firetap Alehouse (Diane Thompson)

10950 O'Malley Centre Drive, Anchorage, AK 99515

Local Phone: (907) 561-2337
Fax: (907) 561-2336

We feature 36 tap handles of Alaskan beer and many more local and imported bottled ales and lagers. We also stock a large selection of fine wines and offer a variety of signature cocktails. All food is prepared fresh, with pastas and pizza dough available in 100% whole wheat or wheat. No deep fryers here, everything is baked in our massive Fire Deck oven which weighs in at a whopping 5700 pounds, has a cooking area of 22 sq ft and can produce 95-120 16 pizzas in an hour. "

Glacier Brew House

737 West 5th Avenue, Anchorage, AK 99501

Local Phone: (907) 274-2739
Fax: (907) 277-1033

Where Alaskans Meet Alaskans. Serving lunch and dinner in the finest tradition of Anchorage. Outstanding award winning AK beers; great seafood, wood-fired pizza, rotisserie roast prime rib, Alder wood-grilled seafood.

Haute Quarter Grill

525 West 4th Avenue, Anchorage, AK 99501

Local Phone: (907) 622-4745

Full service restaurant. Full bar with award winning wine list and tons of scotches to choose from.

La Cabana Mexican Restaurant

312 East 4th Avenue, Anchorage, AK 99501

Local Phone: (907) 272-0135

Full service authentic Mexican Restaurant. We have been serving the best Mexican food in Anchorage since 1953. Come enjoy our full service restaurant and bar!

Marx Bros. Cafe

627 West 3rd Avenue, Anchorage, AK 99501

Local Phone: (907) 278-2133
Fax: (907) 258-6279

The Marx Bros. Cafe specializes in innovative contemporary cuisine featuring fresh Alaskan seafood and only the finest quality meats. Our chef revises the menu each night to reflect unique ingredients and imaginative preparations. Our cuisine is expertly paired with an extensive selection of wines housed in one of largest cellars in Alaska.

Organic Oasis Restaurant

2610 Spenard Road, Suite B, Anchorage, AK 99503

Local Phone: (907) 277-7882
Fax: (907) 277-7881

Organic Oasis is a local hot spot celebrating 17 years. This full service restaurant & juice bar is open every day and has organic beer & wine, a stage, a baby grand & live music. We offer meat, vegetarian, vegan and gluten free choices from our menu. Whether you desire an organic burger of buffalo, lamb, turkey, chicken & a beer; or a tofu wrap with carrot juice, Organic Oasis guarantees a chemical free food & beverage experience. We are a GMO & corn syrup free facility. We grow our own wheatgrass & sprouts & bake all our bread, buns & desserts, including gluten free bread.

Orso Restaurant

737 West 5th Avenue, Anchorage, AK 99501

Local Phone: (907) 222-3232
Fax: (907) 792-3746

Orso: Local Specialties - Global Inspiration. Serving lunch & dinner. Alaska grown products used. Outstanding award winning dining experience. Alaskan seafood, fresh pastas, grilled meats, housemade desserts. Award winning wine list.

Snow City Cafe

1034 W. 4th Avenue at L, Anchorage, AK 99501

Local Phone: (907) 272-2489
Fax: (907) 272-6338

Breakfast served all day.  Lunch, coffee, smoothies and baked goods.

South Restaurant & Coffeehouse

11124 Old Seward Highway, Anchorage, AK 99515

Local Phone: (907) 770-9200

Restaurant, bar and coffee house offering breakfast, lunch, and dinner daily.  Craft cocktails, specials, tapas, spacious patio with fire pit.  Reservations available.

Spenard Roadhouse

1049 W. Northern Lights, Anchorage, AK 99503

Local Phone: (907) 770-7623
Fax: (907) 771-8995

Restaurant and bar offering lunch, dinner, and late night dining.  Brunch served on weekends.  Craft cocktails, bacon of the month, and outdoor seating.

Steam Dot Coffee and Espresso Lab

10950 O'Malley Centre Drive, Suite E, Anchorage, AK 99515

Local Phone: (907) 344-4422

SteamDot Coffee Roasters is Alaska’s premier specialty coffee roaster, with 4 Anchorage cafes & dozens of wholesale partners in the city. Featuring Alaska’s original ‘slow bar’, customers can enjoy expertly crafted coffee beverages & coffees from farms around the world, that SteamDot often trades directly with.

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Other Accommodations

49th State Vacation Rentals, Lodging and Tours

1435 Denali Street Unit 7, Anchorage, AK 99503

Local Phone: (907) 242-6708
Toll Free: (866) 530-0800

Welcome home! We specialize in fully furnished houses, condos, apartments, and cabins with full standard size kitchens, as well as B&B lodging. Whether you are looking for a party of 2 or 36, we have options for you! We offer daily, weekly and monthly rentals. Our units are great for guests that have longer stays or special dietary needs that a private kitchen can provide. Our extended stay units also have washers and dryers within the unit, or on site. We also offer select units that are pet friendly and units with minimal stairs. With dozens of options, we are sure to have a unit that will fit your needs whether in Anchorage, Palmer, or on the Kenai Peninsula.

Bed & Breakfast Association of Alaska (BBAA)

, , AK

Traveling beyond Anchorage? Choose B&B accommodations that enhance your authentic Alaska experience statewide. In a place as unique as Alaska, why choose a uniform, impersonal hotel when you can stay at our comfortable B&Bs? Personal touches & friendly hosts are sure to be among the highlights on your trip. Consider bed & breakfasts as a great alternative when you’re selecting lodging for your Alaska vacation!

Bed & Breakfast Association of the Yukon

Box 31518, Whitehorse, YT CAN Y1A 6K

The B&B’s are as diverse as the Yukon itself: rustic log cabins at the lake’s edge, elegant Victorians that whisk you back to the Gold Rush a century past, contemporary homes built specifically with your comfort in mind.

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Shopping

Alaska Digital Postcard

, Anchorage, AK 99516

The Alaska Digital Postcard is a thumb drive with over 500 high quality photos of Alaska conveniently organized in folders by location and content. They can be printed, emailed, and added to your photo collection. All pictures were taken by two Alaskans. They are a Made in Alaska" company."

Once in a Blue Moose

4th and F Street or 5th Avenue Mall, Anchorage, AK 99501

Local Phone: (907) 276-0021
Toll Free: (888) 490-1898
Fax: (907) 272-2052

Our customers say it again & again: they love our variety, excellent prices, friendly staff, & unique Alaska flavor. Over 500 Alaskan vendors products are offered. Locally owned & operated, serving Alaska for over 40 years. Rated best all-in-one stop for souvenirs by Coastal Living Magazine.

Oomingmak Musk Ox Producers Co-operative

604 H Street, Anchorage, AK 99501

Local Phone: (907) 272-9225
Toll Free: (888) 360-9665
Fax: (907) 258-4225

Over 200 Alaska Native members hand knit Qiviut, the downy soft underwool of the Musk Ox, into scarves, caps, stoles, headbands, and Nachaqs, or Smoke rings. Our garments are 100% Qiviut and are based on traditional Native patterns. Stop at our downtown location to see, feel and fully experience this true Alaskan gift.

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Travel

Alaska Park Connection Motorcoach

9170 Jewel Lake Road #202, Anchorage, AK 99522

Local Phone: (907) 245-0200
Toll Free: (800) 266-8625
Fax: (907) 245-0200

The Park connection is a scheduled summer motorcoach service that operates daily between Seward, Anchorage, Talkeetna & Denali. Multiple trips daily to most locations. All coaches are highway quality deluxe motor coaches operated by courteous drivers. Cruse transfers to Seward & Whittier available.

Alaska Railroad

PO Box 107500, Anchorage, AK 99510-7500

Local Phone: (907) 265-2494
Toll Free: (800) 544-0552
Fax: (907) 265-2526

Since 1923, the Alaska Railroad has offered value, convenience & an authentic Alaska experience. See glaciers, mountains, wildlife and two national parks with one call. You can choose Adventure class coaches or receive Gold Star Service aboard double-deck luxury dome cars. You'll find daily summer service to Anchorage, Denali, Fairbanks, Seward & Whittier.

AlaskaTrain.com

9170 Jewel Lake Road #204, Anchorage, AK 99502

Local Phone: (907) 245-0200
Toll Free: (800) 266-8625
Fax: (907) 245-0200

Quick & easy! Book online reservations to the Alaska Railroad private dome cars & the Park Connection Motorcoach. Real-time reservations for all rail services! Satisfaction 100% guaranteed, as are the lowest prices on all Alaska rail & bus services that we sell.

Avis Alaska Car Rental

, Anchorage, AK

When you book an AABBA accommodation, ask about our partnership with Avis for car rentals!

The Alaska App

virtual, Anchorage, AK

For iPhones & other phones, this is your ultimate interactive Alaskan discovery guide. Great for Alaska-wide travel planning, insider tips (like where to find the moose & other wildlife), weather cams & more. And you can post ePostcards & pictures interactively!

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