During the warmer months, hikers around the Galena area find that parks like Wrangell-St. Elias National Park and Preserve are the best for taking long walks with their families and/or pets. Those looking for this type of experience are likely best suited to fly to Galena in June, July, or August.
Most people head to the ski mountains during January, when the chance of fresh snow and ideal temperatures are most likely. Ski mountains such as Alyeska Ski Resort are very popular in Galena. Alternatively, Far North Bicentennial Park is also a very popular ski mountain in the Galena area.
Those flying to Galena, Alaska could potentially find better pricing at Koyukuk Airport (25 mi from Galena, Alaska city center), Nulato Airport (34 mi from Galena, Alaska city center), Ruby Airport (43 mi from Galena, Alaska city center), Kaltag Airport (61 mi from Galena, Alaska city center) or Huslia Airport (68 mi from Galena, Alaska city center) depending on the month and departure airport.
Ruby Airport has an average price of $138 per person and is typically the cheapest airport to fly into when visiting Galena, Alaska. This average price does vary based on departure city. Try momondo’s Airport-to-Airport Pricing Tool to find the cheapest flight.
Currently, United States travel restrictions include travel to Galena, Alaska. 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 Galena, Alaska at this time, it is recommended that you stay up to date on current restrictions and follow proper safety measures while in public.