50 Awesome Quotes about Alaska for Perfect Alaska Captions & Statuses

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Last Updated on: 18th March 2023, 11:07 pm

Looking for beautiful quotes about Alaska? The Last Frontier has inspired some truly beautiful travel quotes. So whether you’re looking for travel inspiration or Alaska Instagram captions or Facebook statuses, here are my favorite Alaska quotes!

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Quotes about Alaska

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The Best Alaska Quotes & Alaska Instagram Captions

Here are my favorite quotes about Alaska, including inspiration from poems, literature, pop culture, and quotes by famous Alaska authors!

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Alaska Travel Quotes


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

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

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

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

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


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

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

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

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

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


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

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

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

Alaska itself is an unusual state. -Fareed Zakaria


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

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

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

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

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


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

The simple fact is this: when you go to Alaska, you get your ass kicked. -Mark Twight

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

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

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


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

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

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

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

The key to happiness, she said, is tolerance of those who do not do as you do.’ `What if those who do not do as you do are g**ning you down?’ I said…. Alaska frowned. `G**s are intolerant. G**s are a failure of communication. -Jeanette Winterson


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

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

Funny Quotes about Alaska


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

Does my Alaska look fat in this map? -Mame McCutchin

Alaska herself can be Sleeping Beauty one minute and a b**** with a sawed-off shotg** the next. –Kristin Hannah

But three cheers for Alaska, they’ve got 24-hour hot f***ing bear delivery. –Mykle Hansen

Moose are the squirrels of Alaska. –Tim Moon


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

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

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

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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

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


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

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

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

Note to self: Nuke Alaska. –Mykle Hansen


What the hell’s a baked Alaska? -Stumptown

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

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