People seeking adventure, or who just love the outdoors will find lots of things to do in Alaska. From fishing and kayaking, to viewing a glacier to getting a taste of the frontier life with a dog sled ride there is something for everyone. One favorite for even the locals is viewing the Northern Lights when the Aurora borealis lights up the sky in a colorful display.
The state of Alaska offers many job opportunities for anyone considering a move there. Some of the major employers include Providence Health Systems, Carrs/Safeway, Trident Seafoods and Wal-Mart/Sam's Club. The Alaska Department of Labor has a Job Bank with more information on career opportunities.
Anchorage, Juneau, and Fairbanks are larger cities where many people find a balance of work and play. Anchorage is the state’s largest city and home to the Ted Stephen’s International Airport where many residents will first arrive in Alaska. Near the center of Anchorage is the University of Alaska and Providence Medical Center. The Downtown area is close to the waterfront of Bootlegger Cove. You can find the Elmendorf Air Force Base in the northern part of the city. Fairbanks is home to an International Airport and the Ladd Army Airfield. Be sure to check the homes, condos and apartments for rent on Rentals Online before making your move.