Top Ten Alaska Towns to Visit

Wild places are the heart and soul of Alaska, but a number of small towns merit a visit, especially if you’re looking to see how real folks live. Here are a few of Don Pitcher’s favorite places.

Visiting the town of Wasilla, Alaska

In 2008 the town of Wasilla vaulted into the big time as the home of Alaska’s then-governor (and vice presidential candidate), Sarah Palin. Here’s everything you need to know to plan a trip to Wasilla including sights and accommodations.

Moon Alaska

Travel writer and nature photographer Don Pitcher covers the best of Alaska, from fine dining in Anchorage to backpacking in Denali National Park. Pitcher also includes various travel strategies such as The Best of Alaska and Along the AlCan. Complete with details on where to view wildlife at the Yukon Delta National Wildlife Refuge and […]

The Best of Alaska in 8 Days

With opportunities to fish, hike, view wildlife of all kinds, or simply relax and experience Alaska’s best restaurants, explore the very best of the state with this 8-day itinerary.

Moon Spotlight Anchorage & the Kenai Peninsula

Moon Spotlight Anchorage & the Kenai Peninsula is a 132-page compact guide covering the highlights of Anchorage and the Kenai peninsula, including Chugach State Park, the Matanuska-Susitna Valley, Seward, and Homer. Author Don Pitcher offers his firsthand advice on what sights are must-sees, and sightseeing highlights maps make planning your time easy. This lightweight guide […]

Moon Spotlight Southeast Alaska

Moon Spotlight Southeast Alaska is a 144-page compact guide covering Southeast Alaska’s highlights, including Ketchikan, Prince of Wales Island, Juneau, Glacier Bay National Park, and Skagway. Author Don Pitcher offers his firsthand advice on what sights are must-sees, and sightseeing highlights maps make planning your time easy. This lightweight guide is packed with recommendations on […]