Experience Alaska in one of our rental cars.
Wildlife, glaciers and spectacular scenery are just three of the reasons that make Alaska a great place to explore. Take the family on a journey through the state in an Alaska rental car, and you'll be sure to have the vacation of a lifetime. A trip to Alaska is unlike any other, and exploring this amazing state by car is a great option. You'll quickly discover that Alaska is a perfect spot for discovering landmarks and national wonders. Of the 20 highest peaks in the United States, 17 are in Alaska. The state also has over 100,000 glaciers! Get out and explore all that The Last Frontier has to offer.
Begin the trip in the Alaska rental car in Anchorage
With 300 miles of hiking and biking trails, your family can get active in Anchorage. Hop out of theAnchorage rental car and explore the vast location of Anchorage, and visit some of the famous state parks! Anchorage is home to Denali National Park and Preserve as well as Chugach State Park, the third-largest national park in the nation. Both locations offer trail grounds and cabins for public use. For a less adventurous vacation plan, head to downtown Anchorage to explore some official "Made in Alaska" goods that you can purchase tax free.
Take the Alaska rental car to Fairbanks
While driving around in the Fairbanks rental car, take in some of the Fairbanks energy that can't be found anywhere else. Your journey to the heart of the Last Frontier will expose you and your family to arctic wilderness and the famous Alaskan Northern Lights. Fairbanks also has a unique gold rush history. See the largest public display of gold in the state at the University of Alaska Museum of the North. Visit the Pedro Monument in tribute to gold's first discovery. If there's time, finish off the day sans children with a romantic dinner at Lavelle's Bistro.
Make your final stop in Nome
Known as the finish line stop for 1,049-mile Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race, Nome is a great final location for the family to tour. Nome may only be accessible by air or sea, but once there you can explore 350 miles of roads that connect to other communities in the Alaska rental car. While in Nome, stop off at the Carrie M. McLain Memorial Museum to see historic artifacts from the Alaskan gold rush as well as information about the native Strait Eskimos. There will be plenty of wildlife to see along the way, including moose, reindeer and wolves.