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Anchorage


Anchorage
Anchorage is the largest and most populous city in the US state of Alaska. With an estimated population of 278,700 for the city itself (as of 2006), and 359,180 for the metropolitan area, the area around Anchorage is home to more than half the population of the state.

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Moon Anchorage, Denali & the Kenai Peninsula (Moon Handbooks)

By Don Pitcher

Moon Travel
Released: 2016-04-19
Paperback (384 pages)

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In this full-color guide, seasoned travel writer Don Pitcher shares the best ways to experience all that Anchorage, Denali, and the Kenai Peninsula have to offer, from Anchorage Museum's fascinating exhibits to the natural splendor of Denali National Park to Resurrection Bay's breathtaking wildlife tours. Pitcher leads travelers to the highlights of the three areas, offering tips on how to make an Anchorage stay enjoyable and affordable, what to bring on a trip to Denali, and which of the Kenai Peninsula's many outdoor recreational opportunities shouldn't be passed up. Complete with information on taking a boat trip to Portage Glacier, stepping into the past in old mining town Hope, and watching for belugas and bore tides on Turnagain Arm, Moon Anchorage, Denali & the Kenai Peninsula gives travelers the tools they need to create a more personal and memorable experience.

Fodor's Alaska (Full-color Travel Guide)

By Fodor's Travel Guides

Fodor's
Released: 2016-02-09
Paperback (512 pages)

Fodor s Alaska (Full-color Travel Guide)
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Written by locals, Fodor's travel guides have been offering expert advice for all tastes and budgets for 80 years.

Alaska is a trip of a lifetime. Nowhere else can travelers kayak to glaciers; fly over the highest peak in North America; wonder at the Aurora Borealis; stay out all night celebrating the midnight sun; visit quirly towns; spot bears, eagles, moose, and whales; and learn the true meaning of the word "remote"--all in the same trip. Fodor's Alaska makes it easy to create a perfect trip from start to finish.

This travel guide includes:
· Dozens of full-color maps plus a handy pullout map with essential information
· Hundreds of hotel and restaurant recommendations, with Fodor's Choice designating our top picks
· Multiple itineraries to explore the top attractions and what’s off the beaten path
· In-depth breakout features on wale watching, bear sighting, The Klondike Gold Rush, and Denali
· Major sights such as Denali National Park, Aurora Borealis and Kenai Fjords National Park
· Side Trips from Ketchikan, Anchorage, and Homer
· Coverage of Juneau; the Inside Passage, and Southeast Alaska; Anchorage; The Kenai Peninsula and Southcentral Alaska; Denali National Park and Preserve; Fairbanks, the Yukon, and the Interior; The Bush

Fodor's The Complete Guide to Alaska Cruises (Full-color Travel Guide)

By Fodor's Travel Guides

Fodor's
Released: 2016-03-15
Paperback (368 pages)

Fodor s The Complete Guide to Alaska Cruises (Full-color Travel Guide)
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Written by locals, Fodor's travel guides have been offering expert advice for all tastes and budgets for 80 years.

Fodor's The Complete Guide to Alaska Cruises includes detailed profiles of every major cruise line and ship sailing in Alaska, plus overviews of more than 20 top ports of call and major inland destinations. Combined with an extensive and practical cruise-planning chapter, this book really is a complete and comprehensive guide to Alaska cruises. Fodor’s experts vet every recommendation to ensure travelers make the most of their time, whether it’s their first cruise or their fifth.

This travel guide includes:
· Dozens of full-color maps
· Hundreds of hotel and restaurant recommendations in ports of embarkation, with Fodor's Choice designating our top picks
· In-depth breakout features on Alaska’s whales, native handicrafts, Alaska’s glaciers, and Yukon gold.
· Major sights such as Glacier Bay, Skagway's Gold Rush Relics, Ketchikan's Frontier History and Denali National Park 
· Covered ports of embarkation: Anchorage, Seattle, Seward, Vancouver, British Columbia, Whittier

Moon Anchorage, Denali & the Kenai Peninsula (Moon Handbooks)

By Don Pitcher

Moon Travel
Released: 2013-06-11
Paperback (352 pages)

Moon Anchorage, Denali & the Kenai Peninsula (Moon Handbooks)
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Seasoned travel writer Don Pitcher shares the best ways to experience all that Anchorage, Denali, and the Kenai Peninsula have to offer, from Anchorage Museum's fascinating exhibits to the natural splendor of Denali National Park to Resurrection Bay's breathtaking wildlife tours. Pitcher leads travelers to the highlights of the three areas, offering tips on how to make an Anchorage stay enjoyable and affordable, what to bring on a trip to Denali, and which of the Kenai Peninsula's many outdoor recreational opportunities shouldn't be passed up. Complete with information on taking a boat trip to Portage Glacier, stepping into the past in old mining town Hope, and watching for belugas and bore tides on Turnagain Arm, Moon Anchorage, Denali & the Kenai Peninsula gives travelers the tools they need to create a more personal and memorable experience.

Lonely Planet Alaska (Travel Guide)

By Lonely Planet & Greg Benchwick

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Lonely Planet Alaska (Travel Guide)
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Lonely Planet: The world's leading travel guide publisher

Lonely Planet Alaska is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Watch playful bears and breaching whales, catch a ferry to remote islands, explore the nightlife of Anchorage, or fill up at a Salmon Bake; all with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of Alaska and begin your journey now!

Inside Lonely Planet Alaska Travel Guide:

  • Full-color maps and images throughout
  • Highlights and itineraries help you tailor your trip to your personal needs and interests
  • Insider tips to save time and money and get around like a local, avoiding crowds and trouble spots
  • Essential info at your fingertips - hours of operation, phone numbers, websites, transit tips, prices
  • Honest reviews for all budgets - eating, sleeping, sight-seeing, going out, shopping, hidden gems that most guidebooks miss
  • Cultural insights give you a richer, more rewarding travel experience - landscapes, wildlife, culture
  • Free, convenient pull-out Alaska map (included in print version), plus over 35 color maps
  • Covers Juneau, Anchorage, Prince William Sound, Denali, Kodiak, Katmai, Kenai Peninsula and more

The Perfect Choice: Lonely Planet Alaska, our most comprehensive guide to Alaska, is perfect for both exploring top sights and taking roads less traveled.

  • Looking for more extensive coverage? Check out Lonely Planet's Canada guide for a comprehensive look at all the region has to offer.

Authors: Written and researched by Lonely Planet, Brendan Sainsbury, Greg Benchwick and Catherine Bodry.

About Lonely Planet: Since 1973, Lonely Planet has become the world's leading travel media company with guidebooks to every destination, an award-winning website, mobile and digital travel products, and a dedicated traveler community. Lonely Planet covers must-see spots but also enables curious travelers to get off beaten paths to understand more of the culture of the places in which they find themselves.



 
 
 

 
 
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