USA - Alaska (Chapter)
This is the Alaska chapter from Lonely Planet’s USA guidebook.
There are few places in the world with such grandeur and breathtaking beauty. Mt McKinley, the highest peak in North America, is a stunning sight when you catch its alpenglow in Wonder Lake. Forty bald eagles perched on a single tree is something seen in Haines, not Iowa.
- Kayaking among icebergs and seals at Glacier Bay National Park & Preserve
- Marveling at totems and uncovering the intriguing Russian history of Alaska at Sitka National Historical Park
- restaurants & accommodation
- Hiking alongside Alaska’s most popular river of ice; the Mendenhall Glacier near Juneau
Coverage includes: Southeast Alaska, Ketchikan, Wrangell, Petersburg, Sitka, Juneau, Haines, Skagway and Anchorage.
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