Environment matters! That’s why we think Alaska is the perfect locale for an industry conference. Inspire your attendees to get to know each other beyond job titles and cubicle walls by enjoying an outdoor hike or another team-building exercise, Last Frontier-style. Take your planning cues from the adventurous spirit of…
Whether you’re on a casual day hike or a backcountry camping trip, Alaska affords plenty of opportunities for seeing wildlife—especially its famous bears. To help you prepare for your trip to Alaska’s wilderness, we’ve put together these important tips for speaking a bear’s language in the wild. Hint:…
These days, reality shows set in Alaska abound. They’re certainly not all realistic (television needs drama, after all!), but these shows do give us insight into some unique challenges of living and working in the Great Land. Here are five facts you can take away from a few of…
Photo by U.S. Department of Agriculture It’s a tradition that started in 1964: A large Christmas tree, decorated with ornaments made by ordinary people, is placed on the west lawn of the Capitol for the entire nation to enjoy each year. And in 2015, Alaska is joining the…
Denali National Park is the kind of place that sparks the imagination of travelers. Within its borders are the iconic images people associate with a trip to the Great Land: grizzly bears catching salmon from a rushing river, the imposing snow-covered Denali mountain, and six million acres of nearly…
This coastal parkland was made to showcase Alaska: With spectacular glaciers, marine wildlife, and stunning ice-covered vistas, a visit to Kenai Fjords is like stepping back into the ice age. We’re continuing our countdown of the top five most popular national parks in Alaska, and with just over 270,000 visitors…
With more than 74,000 visitors in 2014, this national park is the fourth-most visited in the state of Alaska. To continue with our countdown of the five most popular national parks in Alaska, let’s find out what else makes this gigantic park stand out!
Anyone who travels to Alaska gets to see some of the most spectacular natural beauty in the world – and visiting any of the state’s 54 million acres of national park land gives you the chance to see the best of the best. But you might not have time…
Each year microbreweries become more and more popular. What better way to get to know Alaska locals than by sitting elbow to elbow and sampling some one-of-kind Alaska brews? Next time you visit Alaska, call a taxi and have some fun on a pub and…
You’re about to make memories of a lifetime with your kids in Alaska, but traveling with the family in tow can get pricey. Keep your wallet in your pocket while you’re staying in Alaska – and still make a trip to remember – with these 15 free activities that are fun for the whole family.