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Denali National Park’s Many “Hot Spots”

If you’re coming to Alaska, you’re likely dreaming of getting a view of the infamous mountain of Denali. And while the mighty peak and most popular Alaska attraction can be seen from Anchorage to Fairbanks, many travelers set out for adventure seek a close-up view...

Five Favorite Alaska Adventure Tours “Off the Beaten Path”

Every Alaska visitor has a checklist of "must-do", "must-see" Alaska bucket list experiences. Some of those lists are packed with quirky activity curveballs and off-the-radar locations. These are often the picks of adventure travelers who are happiest when wandering off the beaten path, avoiding the...

One Amazing Alaska Vacation: Eight Incredible National Parks

Together, Alaska’s eight national parks offer visitors more than 50 million acres of wide-open wonder and “wow”. While all share the mystique of rugged Alaska wilderness, massive mountains, glistening glaciers, wild waterways, colorful ecosystems and plentiful wildlife, the discerning Alaska traveler will discover that each...

Fishing in Alaska: Why It’s So Easy to Get “Hooked”

For avid anglers and first-time fishermen, Alaska is where most fishing fantasies come true. Fishermen travel to Alaska from around the world with dreams of hooking a spectrum of salmon, heavy and hearty halibut, beautiful biting trout, and graceful grayling. If there’s a will for fishing,...

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...

The People and Lifestyles of Alaska’s Arctic

In a state defined by extremes and revered for remoteness, there is one region of Alaska where those most fascinating and hardcore Alaskan lifestyles are taken to the max – the Arctic. This region is full of juxtapositions; a place of cold conditions but warm hearts;...

What’s So Special About Alaska’s Glaciers?

So, Alaska’s icy glaciers have you intrigued. Maybe you're wondering; What’s so special about glaciers anyway? Where do they come from? And what's the best way to experience them? First of all, Alaska's glaciers are pretty cool! Very cool in fact. "Cool" as in awesome to...

All About The Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR)

The Arctic National Wildlife Refuge is America’s largest national wildlife refuge and Alaska at its wildest, rawest, most remote and adventurous. Better known to most by its acronym ANWR (pronounced ann-wahr), the refuge is more than 19 million acres of largely untarnished and incredibly diverse...

“Should I Plan a Trip to Alaska in 2021?”

Every new year, nothing brings more enjoyment than dreaming about your next big trip. As 2020 draws to a close, this couldn't be more real as the vast majority of our 2020 travel became one big "cancel that". But the sun is on the horizon...

An Insider’s List of Alaska Highlights

When visiting Alaska, some of this state's many highlights stand out loud and clear, for example Alaska's many national parks and abundant and diverse wildlife. However, there is so much more to see and do when planning a vacation in Alaska! We've assembled an insider's...