A detailed map showing Angoon, Alaska.You may have heard numerous globetrotters tell you the most crucial aspect of traveling in Alaska is to have plenty of layers. We certainly won’t dispute that notion, but still, there is much more to consider for your travel packing list when visiting Angoon, Alaska, and beyond. Spring always seems to creep up on us, and before we know it, our Alaskan luxury resort will be ready for eager visitors chomping at the bit for adventure and excitement. After you’ve booked your stay, we encourage you to follow the travel packing list we provide below while also making a few contingency plans. Not only will this offer peace of mind, but it will also significantly reduce your chance of forgetting something significant like medication. Here is some friendly guidance on what to bring and a few tips for a comfortable Alaska vacation at Favorite Bay Lodge

Smart Travel Tips

Prior to your departure, you should consider asking a close friend or relative to watch over your home during your Alaska vacation. Knowing that you have a trustworthy person keeping tabs on your domain will promote relaxation and prevent you from worrying about whether a garden faucet is on. We also implore you to notify your credit card companies and bank to let them know which days you’ll be gone and where so that automatic security measures don’t block you from making essential purchases. Finally, be sure to bring hard copies of your travel packing list and any required paperwork such as licenses and passports. 

Critical Items for Your Alaska Travel Packing List

Again, layers are a vital part of the Alaskan travel experience. Even in the dog days of summer, the temperatures can vary widely. While mornings can be a little frigid, mid to late-afternoon is much warmer. Furthermore, anyone who has been to Angoon, or almost any Alaskan city, will tell you that you want more than clothing on your travel packing list. Here are a few items that will help you maximize your Alaska vacation: 

  • Eye mask—there is a midnight sun during part of the summer!
  • Wool base layers
  • Waterproof hiking shoes or boots
  • Insect repellent
  • Binoculars
  • Camera
  • A small backpack to use for daily outings
  • An assortment of shirts, pants, socks, and underwear
  • Fishing hat
  • Rain gear
  • Sunglasses
  • Motion sickness medication
  • A fleece or wool jacket for noise-free wildlife viewing

Alaska Vacations at Favorite Bay: Explore Admiralty Island

Small airplane on runway with large mountain in background.What you add to your travel packing list will depend a lot on what you want else you plan on doing besides fishing at Favorite Bay Lodge. Whether it’s whale watching in the Chatham Straits or discovering your wild side at Tongass National Forest, Admiralty Island will seem like where heaven and earth come together. For more information or to book your reservation, please visit us online or call 866-788-3344.