15 Free Activities for Kids in Alaska

06/23/2015 A family hikes through the woods

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.

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Visit the Aurora Ice Museum and Bar

03/19/2015 The Aurora Ice Museum

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 down to the…

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Midnight Sun Run, By Joe Sackinger


As a life long Alaskan (39 years), there were a lot of things that I had yet to accomplish. One of these was running a 10k race on June 21st, the longest day of the year. The 10k race held on the summer solstice is called the Midnight Sun Run.

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Denali National Park View


I had the opportunity to spend two days in Denali National Park last week and I took a few scenic photos. Check out the view from approximately 47 miles in on the Park Road. Denali Park Along the way, we saw one moose, one grizzly bear, 7 dall sheep,…

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World Beard & Moustache Championships this weekend


Princess Lodges invites participants and fans of the 2009 World Beard and Moustache Championships to visit Kenai Princess Wilderness Lodge located in the heart of the Kenai Peninsula on a bluff above the beautiful Kenai River. This region is known as “Alaska’s Playground” and many local Alaskans make the short…

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