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Juneau


Juneau is the state capital of Alaska. It is the only mainland state capital of the U.S. which can only be reached only by ship or air. As of 2005, the population of Juneau was estimated by the census as 30,987.

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Fodor's Alaska (Full-color Travel Guide)

By Fodor's Travel Guides

Fodor s Travel Guides
Released: 2016-02-09
Paperback (512 pages)

Fodor s Alaska (Full-color Travel Guide)
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Written by locals, Fodor's travel guides have been offering expert advice for all tastes and budgets for 80 years.

Alaska is a trip of a lifetime. Nowhere else can travelers kayak to glaciers; fly over the highest peak in North America; wonder at the Aurora Borealis; stay out all night celebrating the midnight sun; visit quirly towns; spot bears, eagles, moose, and whales; and learn the true meaning of the word "remote"--all in the same trip. Fodor's Alaska makes it easy to create a perfect trip from start to finish.

This travel guide includes:
· Dozens of full-color maps plus a handy pullout map with essential information
· Hundreds of hotel and restaurant recommendations, with Fodor's Choice designating our top picks
· Multiple itineraries to explore the top attractions and what’s off the beaten path
· In-depth breakout features on wale watching, bear sighting, The Klondike Gold Rush, and Denali
· Major sights such as Denali National Park, Aurora Borealis and Kenai Fjords National Park
· Side Trips from Ketchikan, Anchorage, and Homer
· Coverage of Juneau; the Inside Passage, and Southeast Alaska; Anchorage; The Kenai Peninsula and Southcentral Alaska; Denali National Park and Preserve; Fairbanks, the Yukon, and the Interior; The Bush

Fodor's The Complete Guide to Alaska Cruises (Full-color Travel Guide)

By Fodor's Travel Guides

Fodor s Travel Guides
Released: 2016-03-15
Paperback (368 pages)

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  • Fodor s the Complete Guide to Alaska Cruises
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Written by locals, Fodor's travel guides have been offering expert advice for all tastes and budgets for 80 years.

Fodor's The Complete Guide to Alaska Cruises includes detailed profiles of every major cruise line and ship sailing in Alaska, plus overviews of more than 20 top ports of call and major inland destinations. Combined with an extensive and practical cruise-planning chapter, this book really is a complete and comprehensive guide to Alaska cruises. Fodor’s experts vet every recommendation to ensure travelers make the most of their time, whether it’s their first cruise or their fifth.

This travel guide includes:
· Dozens of full-color maps
· Hundreds of hotel and restaurant recommendations in ports of embarkation, with Fodor's Choice designating our top picks
· In-depth breakout features on Alaska’s whales, native handicrafts, Alaska’s glaciers, and Yukon gold.
· Major sights such as Glacier Bay, Skagway's Gold Rush Relics, Ketchikan's Frontier History and Denali National Park 
· Covered ports of embarkation: Anchorage, Seattle, Seward, Vancouver, British Columbia, Whittier

National Geographic Traveler: Coastal Alaska: Ports of Call and Beyond

By Bob Devine

Devine Bob
Released: 2016-03-01
Paperback (192 pages)

National Geographic Traveler: Coastal Alaska: Ports of Call and Beyond
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  • National Geographic Traveler Coastal Alaska Ports of Call and Beyond
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This beautifully illustrated guidebook by Alaska and Northwest expert Bob Devine covers ports of call large and small all along the Inside Passage and Alaska's ragged southern coastlines, including Seattle, Vancouver, Ketchikan, Wrangell, Petersburg, Sitka, Juneau, Icy Strait Point, Glacier Bay National Park & Preserve, Haines, Skagway, Cordova, Valdez & Whittier, Seward, Kenai Fjords National Park, Homer & Kachemak Bay, Anchorage, Denali National Park & Preserve, Kodiak Island, and Alaska Peninsula & Aleutians. You'll find vital information on making the most of each port city, including how to get to the sights from the port; what to see in a short amount of time ashore; and how to avoid pricey excursions.
 
Beginning with the fascinating history of the 49th state, the guidebook then explores, maps and details the popular starting points of Seattle and Vancouver. Subsequent chapters describe ports of call in the Panhandle (Wrangell, Petersburg, Sitka, gorgeous Glacier Bay); South-Central Coast (Kenai Fjords, Homer, Anchorage); the Aleutian Islands; and much, much more. Each port description ends with invaluable need-to-know information.
 
This guidebook includes detailed, four-color maps; more than 75 full-color images by National Geographic photographer Michael Melford; insider tips from National Geographic experts who know Alaska well; cultural sidebars that provide a deep appreciation of Alaska's nature and history; guided walking tours (including downtown Vancouver) complete with maps; and details of additional ferry, bus, and train rides to maximize your experience.
 
A handy Travelwise section includes restaurants as well as don't-miss festivals, the best shopping venues, and information on both cultural events (concerts, theater, etc.) and outdoor activities (kayaking, fishing, sailing, etc.) that will help you plan ahead for your Alaskan trip of a lifetime.

Inside Passage Walking Tours: Exploring Ketchikan, Juneau, Skagway and Sitka

By Julianne Chase Patton

Brand: Writer n Co. Publishing
Paperback (160 pages)

Inside Passage Walking Tours: Exploring Ketchikan, Juneau, Skagway and Sitka
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Your Introduction to Southeast Alaska’s Most Popular Destinations Here’s your personal guide to Southeast Alaska’s major ports of call: Ketchikan, Juneau, Skagway and Sitka. With this book in hand, you can explore these wonderful destinations easily on your own. Delight in each attraction you discover: soaring totem poles, a rollicking Gold-Rush-era saloon, a dramatic sculpture, onion-domed Russian Orthodox churches, local curiosities and much more. Inside Passage Walking Tours makes your visit a personal treasure. • Comprehensive walking tours with easy-to-follow circular routes. • Each town’s section features a map, keyed to its walking tour. • Optional routes invite you to explore additional attractions. • Illustrated with photographs throughout. • Lively introductions encapsulate each town’s personality. • Hit the high points with recommendations of what not to miss. • Suggestions on where to dine and shop along the walking routes. • Additional sightseeing options, from the most accessible, short hikes to dramatic flightseeing over fjords and glaciers.

Alec and Barbara's Guide to Juneau Alaska

By Mr Alec Swayngham

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Alec and Barbara s Guide to Juneau Alaska
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Travel Guide to Juneau Alaska. Planing a trip to visit Juneau. This book gives you a lot of ideas for your visit whether your arrive by Cruise Line, Plane or Ferry. This guide covers many of the popular activities and destinations to see around the Juneau area including: Beaches, Parks, Museums, Hiking Trails, Rafting, Flight Tours, Snow Skiing, Glacier tours and much more. Barbara and I moved to Juneau Alaska in January of 2012. We have found Juneau to be a very beautiful place to live and visit any time of the year. The summers here are cool and damp with lots of fresh air. The winters are snowy and cold but not so much as to make them not enjoyable. If you are planning a trip to Alaska, we invite you to add Juneau to your list of destinations. Juneau has lots of outdoor activities for you to enjoy throughout the year. If your favorite pass time in shopping and trying the local cuisine, we suggested you make your visit between mid May and Mid September during the cruise ship season. Many of the seasonal stores are closed through the winter. Our guide book is loaded with activities for you to choose from and over many photos from the local area.

Fodor's Alaska Ports of Call (Full-color Travel Guide)

By Fodor's

Brand: Fodor's
Released: 2011-12-27
Paperback (296 pages)

Fodor s Alaska Ports of Call (Full-color Travel Guide)
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• Make your trip to Alaska's Ports of Call unforgettable with illustrated features, maps, and color photos.

Customize your trip with simple planning tools
• Top experiences & attractions
• Lodging comparison charts
• Easy-to-read color regional maps

Explore Alaska's Ports of Call and beyond
• Discerning Fodor’s Choice picks for hotels, restaurants, sights, and more
• “Word of Mouth” tips from fellow Fodor’s travelers
• Illustrated features on glaciers, whales, and art
• Best shore excursions, town highlights, lunch spots, and places to buy authentic Alaskan gifts in each port of call
 
Opinions from destination experts
• Fodor’s Alaska-based writers reveal their favorite local haunts
• Frequently updated to provide the latest information

Lonely Planet Alaska (Travel Guide)

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Lonely Planet: The world's leading travel guide publisher

Lonely Planet Alaska is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Watch playful bears and breaching whales, catch a ferry to remote islands, explore the nightlife of Anchorage, or fill up at a Salmon Bake; all with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of Alaska and begin your journey now!

Inside Lonely Planet Alaska Travel Guide:

  • Full-color maps and images throughout
  • Highlights and itineraries help you tailor your trip to your personal needs and interests
  • Insider tips to save time and money and get around like a local, avoiding crowds and trouble spots
  • Essential info at your fingertips - hours of operation, phone numbers, websites, transit tips, prices
  • Honest reviews for all budgets - eating, sleeping, sight-seeing, going out, shopping, hidden gems that most guidebooks miss
  • Cultural insights give you a richer, more rewarding travel experience - landscapes, wildlife, culture
  • Free, convenient pull-out Alaska map (included in print version), plus over 35 color maps
  • Covers Juneau, Anchorage, Prince William Sound, Denali, Kodiak, Katmai, Kenai Peninsula and more

The Perfect Choice: Lonely Planet Alaska, our most comprehensive guide to Alaska, is perfect for both exploring top sights and taking roads less traveled.

  • Looking for more extensive coverage? Check out Lonely Planet's Canada guide for a comprehensive look at all the region has to offer.

Authors: Written and researched by Lonely Planet, Brendan Sainsbury, Greg Benchwick and Catherine Bodry.

About Lonely Planet: Since 1973, Lonely Planet has become the world's leading travel media company with guidebooks to every destination, an award-winning website, mobile and digital travel products, and a dedicated traveler community. Lonely Planet covers must-see spots but also enables curious travelers to get off beaten paths to understand more of the culture of the places in which they find themselves.

Moon Anchorage, Denali & the Kenai Peninsula (Moon Handbooks)

By Don Pitcher

Moon Travel
Released: 2016-04-19
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Moon Travel Guides: Find Your Adventure!

Discover the rugged charms of The Last Frontier's mountains, glaciers, and rivers with Moon Anchorage, Denali & the Kenai Peninsula.


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  • Curated advice for outdoor adventurers, culture mavens, wildlife enthusiasts, budget travelers, and more
  • Must-see attractions and off-beat ideas for making the most of your trip: Embark on a day cruise to admire the stunning fjords, and watch brown bears catching wild salmon out of a river. Go snowboarding at a mountain resort, or hike through alpine forests. Dine on fresh king crab at the best restaurants in Anchorage, or catch your own halibut on a fishing expedition. Take an intrepid "flightseeing" tour to secluded glacier landings in Denali National Park, and discover the best spots to see the northern lights dance across the sky
  • Honest advice on when to go, how to get around, and where to stay, from local author and Alaska expert Don Pitcher
  • Full-color, vibrant photos and detailed maps throughout
  • Detailed, thorough information including background on the landscape, climate, wildlife, and local culture
With Moon Anchorage, Denali & the Kenai Peninsula's expert advice, myriad activities, and local insight on the best things to do and see, you can plan your trip your way.

Craving more of Alaska? Check out Moon Alaska. Expanding your trip? Try Moon Vancouver & Canadian Rockies Road Trip or Moon Banff National Park.

Moon Alaska (Travel Guide)

By Lisa Maloney

Maloney Lisa
Released: 2017-06-20
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Moon Alaska (Travel Guide)
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Moon Travel Guides: Make Your Escape!

Remote, wild, and all-around otherworldly, Alaska promises unforgettable adventure. Discover the heart of "The Last Frontier" with Moon Alaska.

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  • Full-color photos and detailed maps throughout, plus a full-color foldout map
  • Curated advice for outdoor adventurers, history buffs, culture mavens, road-trippers, wildlife enthusiasts, and more
  • Must-see attractions and off-beat ideas for making the most of your trip: Embark on a guided active glacier hike, explore ice caves, or take an intrepid "flightseeing" tour to secluded glacier landings in Denali National Park. Experience the thrill of spotting wild bears, moose, or even walrus, or catch a glimpse of sea otters and humpback whales on a boat tour of the spectacular Kenai Fjords. Hike through lush wilderness or along pristine beaches, kayak on tranquil sounds or secluded lakes, or camp under the crystal-clear stars. Learn about Alaska's native cultures and quirky small towns, savor a freshly-caught seafood dinner, and discover the best spots to witness the enchanting northern lights
  • Honest advice from Anchorage local and outdoor aficionado Lisa Maloney on when to go, what to pack, and where to stay, from campsites and hostels to B&Bs and resort fishing lodges
  • How to get there and get around by plane, train, ferry, cruise ship, or guided tour
  • Recommendations for families, LGBTQ+ travelers, seniors, international visitors, and travelers with disabilities
  • Thorough background on the culture, weather, wildlife, local laws, history, and health and safety
With Moon Alaska's local insight, myriad activities, and expert advice, you can plan your trip your way.

Full list of coverage: Juneau and Southeast Alaska, Anchorage and Southcentral Alaska, Denali, Fairbanks, and the Interior, Kodiak and Southwest Alaska, the Arctic

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Easy To Read: Alaska State Map (Rand McNally Easy to Read!)

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Detailed index
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Coverage Area

Detailed maps of: Anchorage, Denali National Park, Fairbanks, The Inside Passage, Juneau, Downtown Juneau, Ketchikan, Sitka

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