Covering 365 million acres, "The Great Land" of Alaska is the largest U.S. state. Hike the largest mountain in North America in Denali National Park. Visit the west side of Alaska to fish, backpack and mountain bike. Explore the wild rivers, granite peaks, majestic glaciers and rugged beauty of Lake Clark National Park and Reserve. Shop in Anchorage for unique Alaskan products and crafts, such as gold nugget jewelry and items carved from ivory and jade. Raft down the Yukon River or travel to Anchorage on the Alaska Railroad. See the Northern Lights in Fairbanks or explore the mock gold-rush town of Pioneer Park. Whatever you choose, epic adventures await in Alaska!
Things You Should Know
|Currency:||U.S. dollar (Canadian currency accepted in some parts)|
|Entry Requirements:||Valid passport (if traveling from outside of the U.S.)|
|Best Times to Visit:||Summer|
Fulfill your dreams of a thrilling, romantic and private getaway in Alaska. Diverse mountain ranges, spectacular glaciers and the extensive Alaskan rainforest, guarantee scenic views from your window. Choose one of the all-inclusive Alaska honeymoon packages that can include a premium honeymoon suite with a cozy fireplace, spa treatments and private whirlpool tub. You can also embrace the wild Alaskan wilderness and camp under the stars in Matanuska-Susitna Valley or hide away at a rustic bear viewing lodge.
Destination Weddings in Alaska
Exchange vows atop an Alaskan glacier, at the edge of a placid lake or as a pod of giant humpback whales swim by. Whatever you envision, Alaska can deliver it. Choose an all-inclusive wedding package and enjoy the benefits of a wedding coordinator. He or she can help you arrange a bridal bouquet, photography, videography, wedding cake and even souvenirs for your guests.
Climate & Weather
With its close proximity to the North Pole, you can experience over 20 hours of daylight in the summer months. Temperatures range from 60° to 80° F but can reach 100° F in a few areas. As the largest U.S. state, weather conditions vary. The north and northwest coasts have a subarctic climate with long, fridge winters and cool summers. The vast interior has frigid winters, but summers are mild with a few hot days. Expect glaciers and permanent snow in the mountain regions. The south coast is similar to the west coast of Norway and enjoys a warm current with abundant precipitation.