National Geographic Traveler guidebooks are focused on experiential travel. Each book provides inspiring photography, insider tips, and expert advice for a more authentic, enriching experience of the destination. These books serve a readership of active, discerning travelers and supply information, historical context, and cultural interpretation not available on the Internet. National Geographic Traveler: Alaska
is the travel partner you need to organize a visit to the boundless uncontaminated spaces of "the Great Land" of Alaska, the largest American state, where nature dominates with the highest number of mountains, glaciers, and pristine wildlife in the world. You can travel around Alaska in many ways, but more than half of visitors choose cruises to begin their adventure among glaciers, wildlife, and national parks, especially along the southern coasts in the panhandle, where it's possible to travel through the legendary Inside Passage. Travelers can reach remote places on the mainland, the islands, and the mainland coast from Ketchikan to Skagway, as well as Vancouver or Seattle, from various landing ports. Visitors can rent cars, vans, and campers or use the Alaska Railroad to explore the immense hinterland or reach Denali National Park and Preserve, where caribou, wolves, moose, white bighorn sheep, and the iconic grizzly bear roam. Admire the unique scenery of the majestic Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve, home to numerous glaciers overlooking the sea, on an unforgettable cruise or local ferry during the summer.
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