Alaska for Dummies (Paperback)

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Tame the wilds of America''s Last Frontier

See wildlife roaming vast open spaces. Explore Mount McKinley, Native Alaskan culture, and old gold rush towns. Go skiing, sea kayaking, or fishing. Marvel at spectacular glaciers and windswept tundras. Whether your style is luxury cruise ship, laid-back road trip, or active wilderness hike, this guide gets you ready for a wild and wonderful Alaskan adventure.

Open the book and find:

Down-to-earth trip-planning advice

What you shouldn''t miss -- and what you can skip

The best hotels and restaurants for every budget

Lots of detailed maps

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Publisher John Wiley & Sons Inc
Mfg Part# 9780470888711
SKU 217312734
Format Paperback
ISBN10 0470888717
Release Date 3/22/2011
Physical
Dimensions (in Inches) 8.5H x 5.5L x 1T
From the Publisher
Editors Note You're in for a scenic, sensory treat! Alaska has 100,000 glaciers and 10 million lakes. Wildlife roams freely across vast spaces, unfettered by fences or roads. Opportunities to experience real wilderness and enjoy outdoor activities abound. You can?t see or do it all, but you can make the most of your time with this friendly guide.Our author, Charles Wohlforth, is a lifelong Alaskan who has been writing about his home as a journalist and author for more than 20 years. Wohlforth received wide critical acclaim for his environmental studies of Alaska.Alaska For Dummies, 5th Edition gives you comprehensive coverage of America's Last Frontier and includes: Anchorage and road trips from Anchorage; Southeast Alaska, including Juneau, Skagway and Sitka; bush Alaska, covering fascinating places in the Arctic; options for visiting by cruise ship; five great itineraries that touch on Alaska?s best destinations; the best places to see marine mammals, birds, humpback whales, black, brown, or polar bears, and other wildlife; the best gold rush towns, including Fairbanks, Juneau, Skagway, and Nome, where the free-wheeling frontier spirit abides today; the top ten questions to ask an Alaskan, and more.Like every For Dummies travel guide, Alaska For Dummies, 5th Edition includes down-to-earth trip-planning advice, what you shouldn't miss (and what you can skip), the best hotels and restaurants for every budget, and handy Post-it Flags to mark your favorite pages.
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Book Format Paperback
Edition 0005
Number of Pages 0434
Publisher For Dummies

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