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Our “Top 10” Best Alaska Highlights for 2019

In Alaska, every year brings opportunities for visitors to tackle unique adventures, find new favorite outdoor activities, and discover, explore and experience more of this gigantic state and its spectacular landscapes and lifestyles. Here are our top 10 Alaska highlights from a 2019 that was filled with some amazing adventures: #1: Alaska's 60th Birthday  The most important 2019 milestone in Alaska happened... Read More

The Aurora Cycle: When and Where to Witness the Northern Lights

While there’s a certain mystical quality behind Alaska’s awe-inspiring Aurora Borealis, the Northern Lights form great bands of incredible illumination that actually have much more to do with magnetism than with magic. And believe it or not, their activity is even (perhaps surprisingly) fairly predictable. First, you need to understand the science behind lights themselves. The Northern Lights phenomenon is created... Read More

Alaskatours.com : Welcome to Alaska Tours New Home

We've just launched our new online hub for Alaska visitors planning an Alaska vacation. Check it all out and then tell us what you think on Facebook! Send in your Alaska pictures or email us what you thought about your Alaska trip once you're back home. We love hearing from Alaska visitors whether it's your first trip or your 5th.... Read More