If planning a trip to Anchorage, Alaska, a mix of guidebooks, fiction, and non-fiction can really provide an inspiring vision of what to expect on your travels. Here is a list of recommendations to get you started:


Mr. Whitekey's Alaska Bizarre: Direct from the Whale Fat Follies Revue in Anchorage, 1995

Alaska, James Michener, 1989

Winter Dance:  the Fine Madness of Running the Iditarod , Gary Paulsen, 1995


Lonely Planet Alaska , 2006

Fodor's Alaska 2006

Frommer's Alaska 2006

The Milepost 2006

Schmap Anchorage Guide

The Rough Guide to Alaska

Alaska for Dummies