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What Can I Do In Four Days in Alaska?

What do you do if, as an Alaska visitor, you only have four precious days to vacation in Alaska? Well you might be surprised! Even a four-day getaway in Alaska can be extremely exciting. The difficult (but equally thrilling part) is making sure you squeeze...

All About Talkeetna: Gateway to Denali National Park

Talkeetna is a historic Alaskan town located 2.5 hours from Anchorage and is a great highlight and stopping point between Denali National Park and Anchorage. This small and unique town is nestled at the base of Denali (formerly Mt. McKinley) and has a heritage from...

Alaska Visitor “Hot Spots” in Denali National Park

When it comes to Alaska “must do” adventures, Denali National Park stands tall above the rest. Located 238 miles north of Anchorage and 120 miles south of Fairbanks, Denali Park is literally larger than the state of Massachusetts and lies beneath the towering summit of...

Celebrating the Winter Holidays: Alaska-Style

All Alaskans love an excuse to celebrate. Whether in small crowds or large, whatever the season, from festivals to family gatherings, these moments of community, joy and togetherness are especially prevalent during the holiday winter season each year. Alaska is a true winter wonderland and it...

What You Can Do in Anchorage in the Winter

Anchorage, Alaska’s largest and most diverse city, is a bustling summer hub for travelers and the starting point for many of the state’s most popular summer activities and adventures. Yet winter in Anchorage creates a similarly strong draw for the curious traveler venturing north, as...

Where IS Alaska??

Alaska is well-known and well-traveled, and part of that popularity lies in the mystique of its locale in the Far North. But does everyone exactly WHERE Alaska thrives in the northern hemisphere? While some have a decent idea of Alaska’s location (northwest of Canada, east of...

How to Travel Sustainably in Alaska

With millions of trees and endless acres of tundra, grass, flora, fauna and plant-life blanketing the state, Alaska might be considered the original “green travel” destination. Today, many of Alaska’s tourism-focused businesses and professionals have added a new definition to what green travel in Alaska...

As an Alaska Visitor, What Can I Do in 10 days in Alaska?

So, you’ve just decided on a 10-day trip to Alaska – lucky you! Now, how do you maximize every minute of your Alaska vacation? With 10 days, you could spend your entire trip immersed in a popular and intriguing region (the Inside Passage in Southeast Alaska,...

How to Plan an Alaska Vacation to See the Northern Lights

Few experiences compare to watching Alaska's Northern Lights dance across the night sky. Like a ballet of light, whirling bands of light radiate the sky with color and movement. No night show is ever the same. [caption id="attachment_21156" align="aligncenter" width="887"] Northern Lights viewing from Fairbanks, Alaska[/caption] The Northern...

The Best Alaska Shore Excursions Off of Alaska Cruises

Traveling to or from Alaska on a cruise ship comes with a very special set of unique experiences, personal perspectives and memories … but just some of those take place while you’re on the water. Venturing into Alaska by land while your cruise ship is...