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Now that you've decided to come

It's time to make reservations. Alaska Scenes has a listing service for accommodations and other services for visitors to Alaska. The places to stay listing includes information that should make it easier for you to decide which bed & breakfast, cabin or lodge in the places you visit is best suited for you.

Information about hunting and fishing and flightseeing charters is also provided.

Alaska Scenes also collaborates with two international reservations services, Interactive Hotel Solutions andTravel Now, to enable you to make hotel, airline and car rental reservations for Alaska as well as other locations worldwide without leaving the Alaska Scenes Web site. Airfare results show up first with the best match based on direct flights and time requested. All remaining flights are ordered from the lowest to highest price.

The car reservation service allows you to compare rates from different rental companies.

If you're driving to Alaska from Canada or the Lower 48 or planning to drive within Alaska, you will find The Milepost, with its detailed information about the Alcan Highway and Alaska's road system, a useful aid in your planning.

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If you come by air

From June to September, several major airlines offer nonstop flights to Anchorage from as far away as Minneapolis, Chicago and Atlanta. And those flights are usually full so it's important to make seat reservations to avoid being assigned to a middle seat.

The flight is about 3 1/2 hours from Seattle to Anchorage, 4 1/2 hours from Salt Lake City and about 5 hours from Minneapolis. Nonstops are available from fewer cities in the winter and the flights are less crowded.

Because Anchorage and Fairbanks are the first stops on domestic airline routes, your flight back may be a "red eye", departing around midnight or 1 a.m. Occasionally travelers miss a flight by a day, forgetting that a 1 a.m. Wednesday flight is departing Tuesday night.