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Alaska is the largest U.S. state by area and the least densly populated state.  Alaska was purchased from Russia in 1867. It was a territory until 1959, when it became the 49th state. Approximately half of its residents live with the Anchorage metropolitan area.  The state's economy is dominated by the oil, natural gas, and fishing industries, resources which it has in abundance. Tourism is also a significant part of the economy. Half of the public roads in Alaska are unpaved. Juneau, the state's capital, has no outside road access and can only be reached by air or water. More animals than people live in Alaska, which is home to...
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Quick Facts

Major Airports

Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport (ANC)
Fairbanks International Airport (FAI)
Juneau International Airport (JNU)
Ketchikan International Airport (KTN)

Peak Travel Time
Visit Alaska anytime between May 10 and September 15 and you'll find that the days are long, nature is in full bloom, and the air is alive with energy. Most tours operate mid-May to mid-September, with the exception of those into Denali (mid-June to end of August). Peak season is mid-June to mid-August. Before and after, some day tours and hotels offer "shoulder season" discounts of 10-25%.

Time Zone
Alaska Time Zone

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Cedars Lodge

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The Cedars Lodge in Ketchikan, Alaska was created with alaskan fishers in mind, offering full fishing packages perfect for any angler.
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