photo via Paxson Woelber The best things in life aren’t things. They’re experiences. If you’re on the hunt for happiness, forget the jewelry and big-screen TV, and choose a memorable experience instead. Not convinced? Don’t take our word for it. Research from Cornell University has proven that…
Photo via karina y Looking for the ski experience of a lifetime? Grab your fat skis and head to the 49th state, where helicopters whisk you to the insane terrain of untouched powder, towering ranges, steep vertical drops and ultra-long descents. This is the land where legend comes…
The snow is already flying here, and that can only mean one thing: Ice fishing season is just around the corner! With more than 180 stocked lakes in south central Alaska, the odds of catching a “hard water” fish — whether you are first or 101st — are outstanding.
For a variety of reasons, Alaska doesn’t have any major professional NFL, NBA, NHL, MLB or MLS teams. But that doesn’t mean Alaskans don’t participate in sports. While you’re visiting, you can still catch a game, drink a pint and root for the home team! Hockey Alaska Aces The…
Alaska is the perfect place to ride. Long stretches of winding road and secret little hideaways cover the state. Biking across endless miles of gorgeous scenery, you’ll encounter forests, coasts, mountains, and lots of wildlife. Whether you plan to bring your bike up from the Lower 48 or rent…
Image used under Flickr Creative Commons license from NASA Goddard Space Flight Center. A quick Google search will tell you a few basic facts about Alaska: it’s the biggest state in the country and it used to be part of Russia. Chances are, you already knew that.
Photo is used under Creative Commons License by Chris Pike Within its 6 million acres, Denali National Park contains everything you need to enjoy the trip of a lifetime. A daytrip into Denali could take you to the glaciers of Denali, four-wheeling to adventure, or paddling…
Image used under Creative Commons license from Matt Zimmerman. Situated at the gateway to the largest national park in the United States and the confluence of two mighty rivers—the Copper and Klutina—the Copper River Valley area offers a mindboggling array of daily activities in the outdoors. Not sure where…
This photo by Mike McCune is used under a Creative Commons license Well, it turns out, the answer comes down to location, location, location. Anyone lucky enough to be served a filet of Copper River salmon will immediately notice its bright orange or red color, firm texture,…
This photo by Lake Clark National Park & Preserveis used under a Creative Commons license Nothing makes us want to hike through the Alaska forests like the words of Richard “Dick” Proenneke in One Man’s Wilderness: An Alaskan Odyssey: “I watched an eagle turn slowly and fall…