Moon Southeast Alaska is a 144-page compact guide covering Southeast Alaska's highlights, including Ketchikan, Prince of Wales Island, Juneau, Glacier Bay National Park, and Skagway. Author Don Pitcher offers his firsthand advice on what sights are must-sees, and sightseeing highlights maps make planning your time easy. This lightweight guide is packed with recommendations on sights, entertainment, shopping, recreation, accommodations, food, and transportation; and helpful maps guide travelers through the best of the region.
Born in Atlanta, Georgia, Don Pitcher grew up all over the East Coast--from Florida to Maine. He moved west to attend college and immediately fell in love with its wide open spaces. Although trained as an ecologist, Don Pitcher's love of travel led him into the field of writing and photography. In addition to this book, he has authored Moon Handbooks to Yellowstone & Grand Teton, Washington, Alaska, and the San Juan Islands. His photographs have appeared in numerous books, calendars, magazines, and advertisements. Don bases his travels out of Homer, Alaska, where he lives with his wife, Karen Shemet, and their children, Aziza and Rio.