US Airways
Visiting Anchorage
Visiting Anchorage

If you go THE BEST WAY TO ANCHORAGE From LAX, Alaska offers nonstop service to Anchorage, and Delta, Alaska, United, US Airways and Frontier offer connecting service (change of planes). Restricted round-trip fares from $585. WHAT TO RIDE Motoquest (4346 Spenard Road, Anchorage; [907] 272-2777, motoquest.com) rents the highest-grade motorcycles and equipment as well as supplies guides. Most riders on this trip were on BMW GS1200s, which are $170-$210 a day, depending on length of rental. Some of the best roads are open only mid-May to September. WHAT TO WEAR The weather in Alaska can be extreme even in summer, with daytime temperatures in June from 35 to 75 degrees. A waterproof...