Please be aware that Daylight Saving Time
(DST) changes in Alaska do not necessarily occur on the same date every year.
In Alaska, DST starts on the 2nd Sunday in March and ends on the 1st Sunday in November.
Facts About Alaska
Information for Travelers
Although physically separate from the rest of the United States, Alaska is one of the most beautiful and fascinating parts of the country.
Its seclusion only adds to the beauty and mystery of the 49th state, making it an appealing retreat for intrepid travelers and nature lovers.
Alaska, northwest of Canada, is the largest and least populated state in the US.
It is known for its diverse terrain consisting of open spaces, mountains and forests, abundant wildlife and many small towns.
Alaska is a destination for outdoor activities like skiing, mountain biking and canoeing.
The massive Denali National Park and Reserve is home to Mount Denali (formerly called Mount McKinley), the highest peak in North America.
Alaska's southernmost city is Ketchikan, a scenic destination known for being the first stop for many cruise ships heading north along the coast.
Located at the foot of Deer Mountain, Ketchikan is home to a wide variety of attractions.
In what is known as the Alaska Panhandle is Glacier Bay National Park, a world-renowned place to admire glaciers, enjoy outdoor activities and observe wildlife.
Canoeing is an amazing way to get around the park and see a lot at the same time, and kayaks are available for rent or through guided tours.
Read about Alaska in Wikipedia