The spiel on wheels – a guide to cycling in Alaska

07/27/2018
The spiel on wheels – a guide to cycling in Alaska

Cyclists rejoice! Just because you couldn’t bring your bike as a carry-on item this trip doesn’t mean you should give up your favorite hobby when you’re on vacation. There are places across Alaska to rent bicycles and routes for every endurance level – from fat-tire biking  to leisurely cycles through…

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Then and now: our favorite Alaska winter activities

01/09/2018
Then and now: our favorite Alaska winter activities

Today’s winter activities aren’t what they used to be. In Alaska, many of our favorite ways to have fun were born out of necessity and even survival. Here are some of our favorite things to do, and a little history of how they came to be. Cross-country skiing Then: Cross-country…

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Do you want to build a snowman?

11/28/2016
Do you want to build a snowman?

It’s difficult to think of a more iconic symbol of winter than a snowman. It’s quite literally winter personified in the friendliest of ways. However, all snowmen are not created equal. They really depend on the quality of snow, conditions of the weather, accessories you’ve brought along and, of course,…

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