|Alaska Fishing Lodges|
|What To Bring|
|Motto:||North to the Future|
|Nickname:||The Last Frontier|
|Median Age of Alaska residents:||31.8|
|Area per person:||1 square mile|
The Alaska flag has eight gold stars representing the Big Dipper and the North Star on a field of blue.
There is no personal income tax in the state of Alaska.
Mt. McKinley is the tallest mountain in North America, and 17 of the 20 highest peaks in the United States are here. There are three million lakes more than 20 acres in size.
If you come to Alaska you may be called a cheechako. This is a combination of two Indian words meaning "new, or fresh" and "to come, to approach or to become" (pronounced chee-CHA-ko).
We have the Permanent Fund Dividend, hiking, dog mushing, skiing, wildlife, art galleries, rafting, camping, fishing, concerts, hunting, theater, glaciers, biking, whale watching, the trans-Alaska oil pipeline, museums and much, much more!