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Getting Around Alaska

Travel Alaska, Michael DeYoung

Transportation options and recommendations for navigating The Great Land

If you're planning a trip to Alaska, you'll have several transportation options to choose from that can make your journey as enjoyable as the destination. Whether you want to take to the skies, hit the open road or set sail, Alaska offers a variety of transportation modes with unique advantages. For independent travelers, renting a car or RV creates the ultimate road trip experience. If you'd rather not drive, there are many other ways to explore Alaska. You can travel through the state by ship, ferry, plane, train, car or motorcoach/bus. No matter which you choose, you'll be treated to unforgettable views of Alaska's stunning landscapes and fascinating wildlife.


Learn more about getting to and around Alaska:

For an overview of transportation in Alaska, click here.