The most trusted resource to the Last Frontier, Best Places Alaska is the only evaluative guide to the state. With detailed information on park outfitters, milepost stops, and festivals—from salmon derbies to dog mushing races to exciting Native cultural events—you'll discover the heart of this rugged and beautiful state. From the top spots for halibut and salmon fishing and safe bear viewing to kayaking Prince William Sound and hiking in Denali National Park, this guide provides access to all the spectacular outdoor adventure and scenery of Alaska. Star-rated restaurants and lodgings, as well as the best sights and attractions, help travelers negotiate highways and cities from Ketchikan to Barrow, and special sections detail cruise ships, wilderness lodges, driving the Alaska Highway in Canada, viewing the northern lights, and much, much more. Researched and written by real Alaskans, here is the inside scoop and honest advice from the country's most respected regional travel series.