A new guide in the critically acclaimed National Geographic Traveler series takes readers to one of the fastest growing tourist destinations in the United States: Alaska.
A vast landscape of breathtaking beauty, natural wonder, and rich cultural history, Alaska is as unspoiled as it is unforgettable, and every year more visitors are discovering its unlimited vacation potential. It's the kind of place that's been a National Geographic specialty for over a century, so it is no surprise that this superbly illustrated guidebook, encompassing both natural history and the human presence from ancient native cultures to modern pioneers, is the last word on America's last frontier. The guide covers Southeast Alaska's Inside Passage; Anchorage; the Kenai Peninsula; the Southwest; Prince William Sound and Wrangell-St. Elias National Park; Denali National Park and the interior; and the spectacular Bush.
Beautiful photographs and detailed maps deliver the visual impact that has become National Geographic's hallmark, and the fact-packed Travelwise sections provide all the essentials of getting to and finding your way around Alaska.