4 Amazing Kenai Peninsula Daytrips

05/14/2019
4 Amazing Kenai Peninsula Daytrips

The Kenai Peninsula is known as Alaska’s playground. And for good reason! From fishing and kayaking to wildlife viewing and hiking, there is so much to do on the Kenai. Check out these daytrip itineraries to get the most out of your stay at Kenai Princess Wilderness…

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Curling across Alaska

04/18/2019
Curling across Alaska

A sport with roots that go back to the 16th century gained popularity again at the 2018 Winter Olympic Games. Together, the world watched athletes they (in some cases) had never heard of play a sport that they didn’t necessarily know the rules for and fell in love with curling.

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Alaska animals that are larger than (wild)life

02/19/2019
Alaska animals that are larger than (wild)life

The Last Frontier is known for its wildlife and breathtaking landscapes, but over the years some some four-legged celebrities have really made a splash. We’re talking about the cat that calls the shots and the Siberian husky that inspired a Disney movie. Here’s a look at the famous animals that…

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Best Alaska winter recipes

01/15/2019
Best Alaska winter recipes

Photo Credit: Julia O’Malley, An Alaska Life When there’s a chill in the air and snow is falling in big, fat flakes, we get the urge to warm our bellies with recipes straight out of Alaska. When you’re craving these northern recipes featuring local ingredients, there are…

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Alaska’s Olympians: what are they up to now?

01/03/2019
Alaska’s Olympians: what are they up to now?

Main photo: Olympians from Alaska Pacific University in PyeongChang. Image credit: flyingpointroad Every few years, we gather to watch some of our favorite athletes compete on the world’s biggest stage. For a few months, the entire country keeps up with our local Olympians, but what do the athletes do in…

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Alaska’s winter solstice explained

12/20/2018
Alaska’s winter solstice explained

Is Alaska dark all the time? Or light all the time? These are a few questions Alaska locals are pretty used to hearing. With winter solstice just days away, we’re here to give you a little solstice 101 so you’re in the know. Why does it happen? As our…

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