photo by Jeff’s Canon So you’ve adventured your way through Alaska’s unforgettable parks, spotted elusive wildlife, and traversed gorgeous glaciers. Now, it’s time to kick back with a cold one. A very, very cold one. For one of the most iconic and unique Alaska experiences, slide on…
A visit to Alaska is never complete without taking the iconic Portage Glacier Cruise Tour. It leaves from Anchorage and takes about an hour to drive to one of the best Alaska glaciers in action. Here’s why it is worth…
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. Take your planning cues from the adventurous spirit of Alaska. Setting…
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.
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…