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Moving to Alaska

There aren't many locations in the world where you can dog-sled, glacier view, pan for gold, see a volcano, river raft, get up close and personal with a 20,320-foot tall mountain and enjoy an ocean cruise all in one place! You’re going to love living in Alaska, but there are some things you need to know before moving there.


Alaska moving companies can help you move to the Last Frontier.


Alaska’s weather is pretty diverse. Southeast Alaska receives the most rainfall, with 54.4 inches annually. The interior of Alaska receives warm, sunny weather during the summer. Always dress in layers in Alaska because the weather changes very quickly. The dress code in Alaska is informal and casual. You can expect temperatures during the summer to range from 60 F to 80 F, and winter temperatures in the deep negatives to mid-20s.

Long Days in the Summer

It may take some time to get used to the average 19 hours of daylight in summer. Once you’re used to the rising and setting of the sun, make the most of the light by exploring Alaska’s unspoiled beauty. 10 p.m. is a great time to begin a hike, I hear!

The Great Outdoors

The word “great” to describe the outdoors of Alaska seems like an understatement. There are so many things to do outdoors in Alaska; you’ll have to decide exactly where to start first. Your family will be able to adventure to some pretty unique activities. After moving to Alaska, you can:

  • Hike an on Ice Age glacier
  • Take a dog sled ride
  • Kayak, raft, jet across protected coastal waters
  • Fish for world-class halibut and salmon
  • Look for bald eagles, polar bears, humpbacked whales, wolves, grizzly bears, and moose

The People

You’ll find some of the friendliest people on earth in Alaska. Native Alaskans are always willing to lend a hand and know the terrain better than anyone. Be sure to meet some Alaskan natives to learn about Alaska’s history and what they love about living in Alaska.

No More Income Tax

Alaska is one of the few states that have done away with state income tax, all thanks to revenues from the oil pipeline.

The Northern Lights

All your friends in the lower 48 will think you’re extremely lucky to have witnessed the brilliant sky-filled colors of the Aurora Borealis.

Alaska Moving Companies – How do you move to Alaska stress-free?

What’s the best way to move to Alaska without piling on a lot of stress? U-Pack Moving®! The prices are comparable to truck rental, but you don’t have to drive. Don’t worry about driving a rental truck through the harsh Alaskan winter, or across the ALCAN highway – just let U-Pack do all the driving. Here’s how it works:

  • moving container, ocean container, or moving trailer is delivered to your home.
  • You load it.
  • It gets shipped to the port in Tacoma, WA.
  • It sails to your new home in Alaska!
  • You unload it.
  • U-Pack picks up the empty equipment.

U-Pack makes Alaska moving easy. Get a free moving quote to find out more about moving to Alaska! We drive. You save.®

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