Q: I am a U.S. citizen. Do I need a passport to visit Alaska?
A: This is a tricky question! It all depends on how you are getting to Alaska. If you are flying to and from Alaska you do not need a passport. If you are arriving in Alaska via a cruise you will need a passport as most Alaskan bound cruises start in Vancouver, BC. Beginning in 2008, travel between Canada and the United States now requires a passport. Traveling to Alaska by car would also require a passport because you have to travel through Canada.