If you’re looking to do your hiking in warmer conditions, consider planning your flight to Akutan for July and August. Parks like Wrangell-St. Elias National Park and Preserve are popular hot spots in those months.
The best time to go skiing is usually when temperatures are low and chances of snow are high. The month of January is considered the best time for skiing in the Akutan area. Alyeska Ski Resort is a recommended mountain in the area. Alternatively, Far North Bicentennial Park is also a very popular ski mountain in the Akutan area.
Dutch Harbor Emergency Field Airport can be an alternative airport used for travel to Akutan.
Currently, United States travel restrictions include travel to Akutan. The United States has restricted the entry of all foreign nationals who have passed through or have been in China, Iran, European Schengen Area, UK, Ireland and Brazil in the past 14 days. US citizens and permanent residents who have passed through or have been in any of the above countries in the past 14 days may still enter the United States, but must arrive at one of the following airports: Atlanta (ATL), Boston (BOS), Chicago (ORD), Dallas, (DFW), Detroit (DTW), Honolulu (HNL), Los Angeles (LAX), Miami (MIA), New York (JFK or EWR), San Francisco (SFO), Seattle (SEA), and Washington (IAD). US citizens and permanent residents who have passed through or have been in any of the countries named don't have to isolate for two weeks, unless they have had close contact with someone who has COVID-19. If you are planning to travel to Akutan at this time, it is recommended that you stay up to date on current restrictions and follow proper safety measures while in public.