The Bush Travel Guide


Plan Your The Bush Vacation

Often when an Alaskan talks about going out to the Bush, they mean anywhere off the grid, which is most of Alaska. However, there's another area that Alaskans call the Bush, which refers to those wild and lonely expanses of territory beyond cities, towns, highways, and railroad corridors, stretching from the Kodiak Archipelago, Alaska Peninsula, and Aleutian Islands in the south through the Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta and Seward Peninsula and into the northern High Arctic.


The Bush Hotels

Lodging choices in the Bush are also limited. Some communities have a single hotel; the smallest have none. Others have a mix of hotels and more

Fodor's Choice

The Bush Restaurants

Dining options are few when traveling around Alaska's Bush; smaller communities may have one or two eateries, if any at all. On the bright side, you won' more

Things To Do

Things To Do in The Bush

Philosophically speaking, the Bush is more a more


The Bush Experiences

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