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Summer in Alaska
Leave behind the cruise ship buffet line and get a little closer to the massive, mythological landscape of Alaska. Unless you're a real ice and snow fanatic, or planning to race the Iditarod, Alaska is much more accessible in the summer months, when days are extra-long, temperatures are comfortably mild, and nature really comes out to play. With a land mass three times the size of Texas, the state is best approached region by region. Here's our guide to flying and floating your way through summer in southwest Alaska.