Explore North provides information and links for people interested in traveling to Alaska and Northern Canada.
Greater Palmer Chamber of Commerce
http://www.palmerchamber.org | 907-745-2880
Learn about things to see and do in and around this small Alaska town ringed by beautiful mountains and the sprawling Knik Glacier. Palmer has farming roots and several local farms grow famous Matanuska Valley vegetables nearby. You may want to visit the Musk Ox Farm, the Reindeer Farm, or Palmer’s golf course – one of the first Alaska courses to open each season. In late August and early September Palmer hosts the Alaska State Fair. Fishtale River Guides owner and guide, Andy Couch, lives outside of Palmer.
Greater Wasilla Chamber of Commerce
http://www.wasillachamber.org | 907-376-1299
From Fishtale’s fishing location on the Little Susitna River, Wasilla is the easiest accessible town with a large variety of merchants, services, places to eat, and places to stay – check the listings on their website. Although a small town, Wasilla is the hub of commerce in the Matanuska Susitna Valley with a Sears, WalMart, Fred Meyer, Carr’s grocery store, and 4 shopping malls. The Greater Wasilla Chamber of Commerce also runs the 5 week Mat-Su King Salmon Derby. If you like fishing derbies click this link!
Matanuska-Susinta Convention and Visitors Bureau or Mat-Su CVB
http://www.alaskavisit.com | 907-746-5000
Mat-Su CVB’s website provides an extensive list of activities, adventures, things to see, and places to stay in the 23,000 square mile Matanuska – Susitna Valley or Mat-Su as it is know by locals. The friendly folks at Mat Su CVB will work hard to answer your Alaska travel questions. Ask for their free full color Explorer’s Guide Yahoo Mat-Su!
Visit Anchorage Alaska
http://www.anchorage.net | 907-276-4118 or toll free 800-478-1255
Visit Anchorage Alaska is one of the largest sources of visitor information in Alaska. Including things to do and see not only in Anchorage, but several additional towns, cities, and regions as well. Visit Anchorage provides a free color visitors guide upon request and also have a very extensive website to help guests plan their Alaska vacations.