The Interior Travel Guide
Plan Your The Interior Vacation
Alaska's Interior remains the last frontier, even for the Last Frontier state. The northern lights sparkle above a vast, mostly uninhabited landscape that promises adventure for those who choose to traverse it. Come here for wildlife-rich, pristine land and hardy locals, a rich and quirky history, gold panning, nonstop daylight in the summer, or ice-sculpting competitions under the northern lights in winter. Outdoors enthusiasts can enjoy hiking, rafting, fishing, skiing, and dogsledding. And don't forget to top off the experience with a soak in the hot springs.
You won't find ultra-luxury hotels, but you can find a range of bed-and-breakfasts, rustic-chic lodges, and national... read more
Even in the most elegant establishments Alaskans sometimes sport sweats or Carhartts. Most restaurants fly in fresh salmon... read more
Things To Do in The Interior
Explore the best sights, entertainment, and shopping with our top choices and insider tips.
Gold-rush heritage: The frontier spirit of the richest gold rush in Alaska remains alive in Fairbanks. From exploring dredges to... Read more
The light show often begins simply, as a pale yellow-green luminous band that arches across Alaska's night sky. Sometimes the band will... Read more
It's hard to overestimate the importance of the Alaska Highway in the state's history. Before World War II there was no road connection... Read more
Don't feel guilty about leaving on the lights at Chena Hot Springs Resort; most of the energy is geothermal. Since July 2006 the resort... Read more
The menacing face of glacier ice, lighted by an eerie blue sheen, looked close enough to touch if we could open our helicopter window.... Read more
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