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Like every For Dummies travel guide, Alaska For Dummies, 4th Edition includes:
Whether you want to get up close and personal (but not too close or too personal) with bears, explore the native heritage with its great totem poles, clan houses, and Iñupiat artwork, enjoy outdoor adventures, or just soak up the magnificent, unspoiled scenery, you’re on your way to a great Alaskan escape.
Part I: Introducing Alaska.
Chapter 1: Discovering the Best of Alaska.
Chapter 2: Digging Deeper into Alaska.
Chapter 3: Deciding Where and When to Go.
Chapter 4: Great Alaska Itineraries.
Part II: Planning Your Trip to Alaska.
Chapter 5: Managing Your Money.
Chapter 6: Getting to Alaska.
Chapter 7: Getting Around Alaska.
Chapter 8: Cruising Alaska’s Coast.
Chapter 9: Planning an Outdoor Adventure.
Chapter 10: Booking Your Accommodations.
Chapter 11: Catering to Special Travel Needs or Interests.
Chapter 12: Taking Care of the Remaining Details.
Part III: Anchorage and Environs.
Chapter 13: Settling Into Anchorage.
Chapter 14: Exploring Anchorage.
Chapter 15: Side Trips from Anchorage.
Part IV: Road Trips from Anchorage.
Chapter 16: The Kenai Peninsula: Seward, Kenai Fjords National Park, Kenai, and Homer.
Chapter 17: Fairbanks.
Chapter 18: Driving Alaska’s Highways.
Chapter 19: Denali National Park.
Part V: Southeast Alaska.
Chapter 20: Juneau.
Chapter 21: Skagway.
Chapter 22: Sitka.
Part VI: The End of the Road and Beyond: Bush Alaska.
Chapter 23: The Arctic.
Chapter 24: Bear Country: Katmai National Park and Kodiak Island.
Part VII: The Part of Tens.
Chapter 25: Ten Great Walks and Hikes in Alaska.
Chapter 26: Ten Questions to Ask an Alaskan.
Chapter 27: Ten Ways to Be an Alaska Know-It-All.
Appendix: Quick Concierge.
Posted July 18, 2007
We made our first trip to Alaska this year and used the previous edition of this book. We bought several Alaska travel guides to help plan our trip, and this one was the most helpful overall.
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Posted April 25, 2010
Posted February 20, 2010
This book is well-written, concise and very helpful in assisting visitors who would like to accurately navigate their way through this huge, very beautiful, but remote wilderness state called Alaska.Was this review helpful? Yes NoThank you for your feedback. Report this reviewThank you, this review has been flagged.
Posted August 5, 2006