Alaska Guidebooks and Gear

International travelers need great guidebooks. Many of you have your favorite brands. On a cruise that covers several countries, you will need several guidebooks. We have reviewed the list of prominent titles and have included those shown below based on a) reputation of publisher, b) how up-to-date the book is, and c) any singular titles we uncovered that are specific to the destination and look interesting. Feel free to contact us with your own recommendations.

Frommer’s Alaska

Alaska (Eyewitness Travel Guides)

Alaska (Regional Guide)

National Geographic Traveler: Alaska, 2nd Edition

Fodor’s Alaska 2012 (Full-color Travel Guide)

Insight Guides: Alaska

Alaska by Cruise Ship: 7th Edition with Pullout Map The Complete Guide to Cruising Alaska

Guide to the Alaska Highway

The Milepost 2012