Alaska Links

Useful General Alaska Links

Anchorage Daily News - Anchorage's daily newspaper. It will keep you up to speed on events in the 49th state.

Alaska Marine Highway System - Essential information for many people visiting Alaska. This site has schedules, fares, ship descriptions, and will even let you make reservations.

Inter-Island Ferry Authority - This company now provides ferry service between Ketchikan and Prince of Wales Island.

British Columbia Ferries - Has much the same information as the Alaska Ferries site but covers Canadian ferries.

U.S. Customs Service - Information about what you can bring into the U.S.

Border Patrol and Customs - Pages show hours of operation of U.S. side for all Canada/US crossings. Listed by state.

Canadian Customs - Information about what you can bring into Canada.

Canadian Food Inspection Agency - More information about what you can bring into Canada.

Alaska Department of Transportation - Information about road conditions and road work.

Yukon Territory Road Conditions - The place to check for the state of the Alcan. Find out where the construction projects are this year.

British Columbia Road Conditions - Road work and condition reports for British Columbia.

The Milepost - Everyone advertises in the Milepost, sometimes even us. This book is the bible for a trip to Alaska. It covers every mile of the highways and is full of useful information. The web site is pretty good too.

North To Alaska - A road-tourist site sponsored by the governments of British Columbia, Alberta, the Yukon Territory, and Alaska. It has lots of good information about driving to Alaska.

Alaska, The Ultimate RVing Adventure - Joe and Vicki Kieva provide lots of good advice for the Alaska-bound RV traveler in this article.

Weather Links - Weather-related links from the Anchorage Daily News. Lot of web cameras and other information source.

Aurora (Northern Lights) Forecast - Great website from the University of Alaska with 1-hour, 24-hour, and 28-day forecasts. Sit at your computer where it's warm and decide if you want to stay up late and go out in the cold to see the show.

City and Regional Web Sites

Alberta - Travel Alberta

Anchorage, Alaska - Anchorage Convention and Visitors Bureau

Dawson City, Yukon - Klondike Visitors Association

Dawson Creek, British Columbia - Tourism Dawson Creek

Eagle, Alaska - Eagle Historical Society.

Edmonton, Alberta - Edmonton Tourism

Fairbanks, Alaska - Fairbanks Convention and Visitors Bureau

Girdwood, Alaska - Girdwood Resort Association

Haines, Alaska - Haines Convention and Visitors Bureau

Homer, Alaska - Homer News

Homer, Alaska - Homer Chamber of Commerce

Inuvik, Northwest Territories - Town of Inuvik

Juneau, Alaska - Juneau Convention and Visitors Bureau

Kenai, Alaska - Kenai Visitors and Convention Bureau

Kenai Peninsula

Kenai Peninsula - Greater Kenai Chamber of Commerce

Keno City, Yukon Territory - Visitor Information

Ketchikan, Alaska - Ketchikan Visitor's Bureau

Kodiak, Alaska - Kodiak Chamber of Commerce and Kodiak Island Convention and Visitors Bureau

Matanuska-Susitna Valley - Matanuska-Susitna Convention and Visitors Bureau

Ninilchik, Alaska - Ninilchik Chamber of Commerce

Nome, Alaska - Nome Convention and Visitors Bureau

Petersburg, Alaska - Petersburg Chamber of Commerce

Prince Rupert, British Columbia - Tourism Prince Rupert

Seward, Alaska - Seward Chamber of Commerce

Sitka, Alaska - Sitka Convention and Visitors Bureau

Skagway, Alaska -  Skagway Convention and Visitor Bureau

Soldotna, Alaska - Soldotna Chamber of Commerce

Stewart, BC - Stewart Cassiar Tourism Council

Stewart, BC & Hyder, Alaska - Stewart /Hyder International Chamber of Commerce

Valdez, Alaska - Valdez Convention and Visitors Bureau

Whitehorse, Yukon - City of Whitehorse

Wrangell, Alaska - City of Wrangell

Yukon - Tour Yukon, Yukon Official Travel Guide

Parks and Government Lands

Alaska Public Lands Information Centers

Alaska State Parks

British Columbia Provincial Parks

BC Park Facilities Operators

Chugach National Forest

Denali National Park and Preserve

Gates of the Arctic National Park and Preserve

Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve

Katmai National Park and Preserve

Kenai Fjords National Park

Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park

Lake Clark National Park and Preserve

Sitka National Historical Park

Tongass National Forest

Yukon-Charley Rivers National Preserve

Wrangell-St. Elias National Park and Preserve

Destinations and Commercial Attractions

Alaska Highway House - Dawson Creek, British Columbia

Alaska Native Heritage Center - Anchorage, Alaska

Alaska SeaLife Center - Seward, Alaska

Alaska TourSaver - A great way to save 50% on all those tours you've wanted to take.

Alyeska Resort - Girdwood, Alaska

Arctic Nature Tours - Inuvik, Northwest Territories

Berengia Interpretive Centre - Whitehorse, Yukon

Big River Enterprises - Boat tours on the Yukon River to Fort Selkirk, Y.T.  from Minto Resort.

Dalton Express - Van transportation from Fairbanks to Deadhorse. This is a one-day (each way) express van service, it doesn't stop for sightseeing.

El Dorado Gold Mine - Fairbanks, Alaska

Gray Line of Alaska - Busses and tours throughout Alaska and the Yukon.

Great Northern Arts Festival - Held in Inuvik, NWT in the second half of July.

Kenai Fjords Tours - Boat tours of Kenai Fjords National Park from Seward, Alaska

'Ksan Historic Village & Museum - Hazelton, B.C. near the start of the Cassiar Highway.

Northern Alaska Tour Co. - If you don't feel like taking your RV up the Dalton Highway from Fairbanks to Deadhorse you might consider a tour over the route.

Phillips' Cruises and Tours - The 26 Glacier Cruise of Prince William Sound from Anchorage, Alaska

Pioneer Park - Pioneer theme park in Fairbanks, Alaska.

Prince William Sound Cruises and Tours - Whittier, Alaska

Riverboat Discovery - Fairbanks, Alaska

University of Alaska Museum - Fairbanks, Alaska

White Pass and Yukon Route - Historical narrow-guage railroad through the White Pass from Skagway, Alaska

RV Rentals

ABC Motorhome and Car Rentals - Anchorage, Alaska

Alaska Economy RVs - Anchorage, Alaska

Alldrive Canada Inc. - Calgary, Alberta and Vancouver, B.C.

Candan RV Rentals - Calgary, Alberta and Vancouver, B.C.

C.C.Canada Camper R.V. Rentals Ltd. - Calgary, Alberta and Vancouver, B.C.

Clippership Motorhome Rentals - Anchorage, Alaska

Go West Motorhome Rentals - Calgary, Alberta and Vancouver, B.C.

Other Useful Sites

Alaska Department of Fish and Game - Information.

Alaska Department of Fish and Game - To buy a fishing license.

Alaska Division of Tourism

Alaska Magazine

Alaska Outdoor Journal

Alaska Railroad

Alaska Visitors Association

Fairbanks Bureau of Land Management Office

Iditerod Sled Dog Race Official Site

Nenana Ice Classic

State of Alaska Online

Totem Ocean Trailer Express, Inc. - Roll-on, roll-off automobile and RV transport between Tacoma, WA and Anchorage.

Travel Alaska

University of Alaska Fairbanks Northern Lights Forecast

Whittier Tunnel

Traveller Sites and Blogs

Gee 2 On The Road - Here's our favorite Alaska traveler's blog so far this year. These folk are doing it right!








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