DK Eyewitness Alaska (Travel Guide) (Paperback)
The ideal travel companion, full of insider advice on what to see and do, plus detailed itineraries and comprehensive maps for exploring this wild and scenic state.
Tour the mighty Mendenhall Glacier, ride the Alaska Marine Highway or brave the cold to catch a glimpse of the mesmerizing Northern Lights: everything you need to know is clearly laid out within color-coded chapters. Discover the best of Alaska with this indispensable travel guide.
Inside DK Eyewitness Travel Guide Alaska:
- Over 25 color maps help you navigate with ease
- Simple layout makes it easy to find the information you need
- Comprehensive tours and itineraries of Alaska, designed for every interest and budget
- Illustrations and area plans show in detail the Alaska Native Heritage Center, Independence Mine State Historical Park, Kenai Fjords National Park and more
- Color photographs of Alaska's natural wonders - glaciers, waterfalls, lakes and rivers, forest trails, mountains, Arctic tundra - plus harbor towns, villages and the state's largest city, Anchorage
- Detailed chapters, with area maps, cover Anchorage, the Kenai peninsula, Prince William Sound, Southeast Alaska, Western Interior Alaska, Eastern Interior Alaska, Southwest Alaska, Arctic and Western Alaska
- Historical and cultural context gives you a richer travel experience: learn about the history of Alaska, land and ecology, people and society, and festivals and events that take place throughout the year
- Experience Alaska with features on the Native cultures and peoples of Alaska, volcanoes and earthquakes, Alaska's glaciers, landscape and wildlife, Russian culture, dog sledding, and more
- Essential travel tips: our expert choices of where to stay, eat, shop and sightsee, plus transport, visa and health information
DK Eyewitness Travel Guide Alaska is a detailed, easy-to-use guide designed to help you get the most from your visit to Alaska.
DK Eyewitness: winner of the Top Guidebook Series in the Wanderlust Reader Travel Awards 2017.
"No other guide whets your appetite quite like this one" - The Independent
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About DK Eyewitness Travel: DK's highly visual Eyewitness guides show you what others only tell you, with easy-to-read maps, tips, and tours to inform and enrich your holiday. DK is the world's leading illustrated reference publisher, producing beautifully designed books for adults and children in over 120 countries.
About the Author
DK was founded in London in 1974 and is now the world leading illustrated reference publisher and a member of the Penguin Random House division of Bertelsmann. DK publishes highly visual, photographic non-fiction for adults and children. DK produces content for consumers in over 100 countries and over 60 languages, with offices in the UK, India, US, Germany, China, Canada, Spain and Australia.
DK's aim is to inspire, educate and entertain readers of all ages, and everything DK publishes, whether print or digital, embodies the unique DK design approach. DK brings unrivalled clarity to a wide range of topics, with a unique combination of words and pictures, put together to spectacular effect. We have a reputation for innovation in design for both print and digital products.
Our adult range spans travel, including the award-winning DK Eyewitness Travel Guides, history, science, nature, sport, gardening, cookery and parenting.
DK’s extensive children’s list showcases a fantastic store of information for children, toddlers and babies. DK covers everything from animals and the human body, to homework help and craft activities, together with an impressive list of licensing titles, including the best-selling LEGO® books.
DK acts as the parent company for Alpha Books, publisher of the Idiot's Guides series.
"Known… for its four-color maps, photos and illustrations, the [DK] Eyewitness Guides are extremely user-friendly for travelers who want their information delivered in a concise, visual way." — Chicago Tribune
"The best option… Color photos, maps, and diagrams bring the place to life." — The Philadelphia Inquirer