Alaska is the largest state in the United States by area.

It is also the northernmost and westernmost state in the country.

The name “Alaska” comes from the Aleut word “Aleyska”, meaning “the great land”.

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The state is home to more than 4,000 glaciers, which cover about 16% of its land area. Alaska is also rich in natural resources, including oil and gas reserves.

Alaska’s economy is based largely on the petroleum industry.

The state has the third-highest per capita income in the nation as well as being among the top states for employers and employment rate.

In this post, I have curated some of the best ‘Alaska’ US State quotes, sayings and captions for you to read and share with others.


Alaska Quotes

Alaska isn’t about who you were when you headed this way. It’s about who you become. ~ Kristin Hannah.

But at the time, I just saw Alaska up there. And it was big, just like I wanted to be. ~ John Green.

Alaska is our biggest, buggiest, boggiest state. ~ Edward Abbey.

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What I miss most about Alaska is the fishing. ~ Unknown.

This was one of the places people told me to go, it was one the big trips that you should see: Alaska. ~ Jeff Goldblum.

Alaska is what happens when Willy Wonka and the witch from Hansel and Gretel elope, buy a place together upstate, renounce their sweet teeth, and turn into health fanatics. ~ Sloane Crosley.

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There’s a land – oh, it beckons and beckons, and I want to go back – and I will. ~ Robert W. Service.

For sheer majestic geography and sublime scale, nothing beats Alaska and the Yukon. For culture, Japan. And for all-around affection, Australia. ~ Sam Abell.

Alaska’s forests are the most welcoming I know. There are no ticks, no snakes, no poison ivy in Alaska. ~ Charles Kuralt.

The more I see as I sit here among the rocks, the more I wonder about what I am not seeing. ~ Richard Proennek.

Best Alaska Quotes

Alaska is a state in the United States. It is very big, and it is next to Canada. Alaska is famous for its mountains, and for being very cold. The people in Alaska are friendly, and they love to go fishing and hunting.

Oooh, if you have never been to Alaska, go there while it is still wild. My favorite uncle asked me if I wanted to go there, Uncle Sam. He said if you don’t go, you’re going to jail. That is how Uncle Sam asks you. ~ Bob Ross.

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Welcome to Alaska. Here’s a thousand dollars. ~ The Simpsons.

It’s not like Alaska isn’t wilderness – it mostly is. But most Alaskans don’t live in the wild. They live on the edge of the wild in towns with schools and cable TV and stores and dentists and roller rinks sometimes. It’s just like anyplace else, only with mountains and moose. ~ Tom Bodett.

To the lover of wilderness, Alaska is one of the most wonderful countries in the world. ~ John Muir.

When I was 23, I went to Alaska by myself into the glaciers of the coast range and climbed a mountain by myself. It was incredibly reckless, incredibly stupid. But I was lucky. And I survived, and I came back to tell my story. ~ Jon Krakauer.

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Alaska’s like two thousand miles away from anywhere cultured. No offense, Canada. ~ Meagan Macvie.

A changing environment will affect Alaska more than any other state, because of our location. I’m not one though who would attribute it to being man-made. ~ Sarah Palin.

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The original settlers of Alaska apparently were Russian. ~ Jeff Goldblum.

Two kinds of flocks come up to Alaska, Cora. People running to something and people running away from something. The second kind-you want to keep your eye out for them. ~ Kristin Hannah.

Famous Alaska Quotes

I went to Alaska as a young man just looking for adventure. And like so many of us in the ’70s, we found it. ~ Tom Bodett.

Like any traveler, I’m always looking for those experiences that are almost unique to any place, and watching films around Alaska of the skies in winter made me want to taste those unworldly showers of light in person. ~ Pico Iyer.

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We grew up in Alaska and will rep The North Face all day long. ~ John Gourley.

How about Alaska? We could move to Alaska. I bet they’re not as serious about their football in Alaska. ~ Friday Night Lights.

Moose are the squirrels of Alaska. ~Tim Moon.

Relegating grizzlies to Alaska is about like relegating happiness to heaven; one may never get there. ~ Aldo Leopold.

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I missed that question on Alaska. I hear they want to make it a state now. ~ Anson Williams.

What the hell’s a baked Alaska? ~ Stumptown.

Note to self: Nuke Alaska. ~ Mykle Hansen.

We have a great life here in Alaska, and we’re never going back to America again! ~ Simpsons.

Top Alaska Quotes

Yeah. If I were your age, startin’ fresh… Alaska. It’s the last frontier. Up there, you can be anything you want. ~El Camino.

Just try to be healthy and enjoy Alaska. That’s the best thing. ~ Keith Morris.

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Get lost in the beauty of the Alaskan wilderness. ~ Unknown.

I think we should drill up in Alaska. ~ Joe Barton.

Alaska itself is an unusual state. ~ Fareed Zakaria.

Kids in Alaska don’t know they’re growing up on the Last Frontier. It’s just what they see on the license plates, and it’s something tourists like to say a lot because they’ve never been around so many mountains and moose before. ~ Tom Bodett.

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Historically, Alaska is a place that has attracted those fed up with conventionality. ~ Bill O’Reilly.

Nobody is accidentally in Alaska. The people who are in Alaska are there because they choose to be, so they’ve sort of got a real frontier ethic. The people are incredibly friendly, interesting, smart people – but they also stay out of each other’s business. ~ Marcus Sakey.

Does my Alaska look fat in this map? ~ Mame McCutchin.

You can’t just make yourself matter and then die, Alaska, because now I am irretrievably different. ~ John Green.

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Alaska was the cure to the disease of my despair. ~ Summer Lane.

I don’t understand why you’re so obsessed with figuring out everything that happens here like we have to unravel every mystery. ~ John Green.

Popular Alaska Quotes

The tall cityscape that was Anchorage encroached on the wide skies. It was like a giant walking and uninhabited, unclaimed land. ~ Suzy Davies.

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Well, how about Alaska? That’s a state. ~ Sanford and Son.

It was a cold, bleak December morning in Alaska, a place so far north on planet Earth that if there were such things as popsicle people, they could live there quite comfortably. ~ Dew Pellucid.

Each evening the night swallowed the sun and gave the raven the sun’s energy. He stored this power in his wings, tinged with the blue of Alaskan skies. ~ Suzy Davies.

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The mountains are calling, and I must go.  ~ John Muir.

Despite everything, every piece of Alaska sang to me. I remembered every curve in the trails, every tree in the forest. It was familiar to me, comfortable. The more I thought about leaving it, the less I liked the idea. This was my home. ~ Summer Lane.

I’m going to Alaska. Moose Blood. Crazy stuff! Blows your head off. ~ Bee Movie.

John Muir, the famous naturalist, wrote in his journal that you should never go to Alaska as a young man because you’ll never be satisfied with any other place as long as you live. And there’s a lot of truth to that. ~ Tom Bodett.

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The war between water and land is never-ending. ~ Corey Ford.

Under the lake by Anvil Creek, a man has been frozen much like another man in the same wilderness had been frozen, in this area of Alaska where silence is the loudest sound. ~ Lee Matthew Goldberg.

Beautiful Alaska Quotes

In terms of wilderness preservation, Alaska is the last frontier. This time, given one great final chance, let us strive to do it right. Not in our generation, nor ever again, will we have a land and wildlife opportunity approaching the scope and importance of this one. ~ Mo Udall.

Alaska has long been a magnet for dreamers and misfits, people who think the unsullied enormity of the Last Frontier will patch all the holes in their lives. The bush is an unforgiving place, however, that care nothing for hope or longing. ~ Jon Krakauer.

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He should buy that dame a one-way ticket to Alaska. ~ The Strip.

I’ve been under the spell of the North ever since my childhood in Alaska. More and more, I’ve been returning to Alaska, and sometimes my adventures inspire a story. ~ Will Hobbs.

With the most powerful binoculars, I cannot see Alaska. ~ Mikheil Saakashvili.

It’s from an Aleut word, Alyeska. It means ‘that which the sea breaks against,’ and I love that. ~ John Green.

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The light in Alaska, in particular, is so beautiful. So beautiful! Such incredible light. ~ Sebastiao Salgado.

The Bermuda Triangle got tired of warm weather. It moved to Alaska. Now Santa Claus is missing. ~ Steven Wright.


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Facts about Alaska

  • Alaska has an estimated number of 100,000 glaciers.
  • The state Motto is “North to the Future”.
  • The biggest city in Alaska is Anchorage.
  • Alaska has 6640 miles of coastline in total.
  • Alaska is more than a pretty picture – it’s your rejuvenation destination.
  • The largest of Alaska is Lake Iliamna which covers over 1,000 square miles.
  • There are 20 highest mountain peaks in the United States and 17 of them are in Alaska.
  • Alaska has no land bordering states.
  • The state bird is ‘Willow Ptarmigan’.
  • The Alaska state capital is Juneau which is located in the Southeast region of Alaska.
  • The state flower is ‘Forget-me-not’.
  • Alaskan Inuit are commonly known as Eskimos.
  • The state animal of Alaska is moose.
  • The abbreviation for Alaska is AK.
  • One of the most visited attractions of Alaska is Denali National Park.
  • Denali in Alaska is the highest mountain peak situated at 20,310 feet of the United States.
  • Alaska is great, big, beautiful state.
  • The state flag of Alaska was designed by a 13 year old boy.
  • Alaska has the largest fishing industry in the United States.
  • Do you know that you can type the word “Alaska” using only one row of a keyboard.
  • Russia and mainland Alaska is just 55 miles apart from each other.
  • There are around 70+ potentially active volcanoes in Alaska state.
  • Alaska is the only state in US that does not collect state sales tax.
  • United States purchased Alaska from the Russian Empire on 30 March 1867 for merely $7.2 million dollars.
  • The third longest river of United States is in Alaska and the name is The Yukon River. It is almost 2,000 miles long.
  • Alaska’s first newspaper ‘The Sitka Times’ was published in 1860.
  • There are more than 3 million lakes in Alaska state.
  • Alaska is the only U.S. state to produce platinum.
  • The Alaska state nickname is “The Last Frontier”.
  • The Alaska state attained its statehood on January 3, 1959.
  • Alaska is the coldest among the 50 states in the United States.