The sun is shining deep into the night across most of Alaska while farther south, ships and planes have begun filling up with visitors curious to see the land of the midnight sun. "Dress in layers" are the three magic words for early-season travelers this year; snow is still falling in many places around Alaska. Whether you're headed north of Anchorage, south toward Seward or east toward McCarthy, there are some great travel deals.

Among the great "staycations" Alaskans can explore: Kennicott glacier, Resurrection Bay glacier cruises, Alaska Railroad sight-seeing, and more.

Full story: Early season discounts on in-state tourism destinations await adventurous Alaskans