Take a road trip through the US state that has long drawn those looking for riches, adventure and the purity of its mountainous landscape.
Whether you seek outdoor adventure or quiet reflection, the majesty of the American West shines through at these heavenly retreats.
The pristine Bristol Bay region sets its pace to the tides of its salmon runs, but a tempting discovery threatens to turn an old way of life on its head.
The first major thoroughfare to be built in the largest US state, the iconic Richardson Highway offers spectacular views in the summer and incredible danger come winter.
The Exxon oil spill of 1989 made the town of Valdez infamous, luring people to clean up one of world’s largest environmental disasters with the prospect of economic gain.
Lonely Planet founder Tony Wheeler heads to Alaska’s isolated Seward Peninsula to see salmon fight their way upriver and see Eskimo descendants preserve them for the long winter.