The Ultimate Alaska Vacation Packing List

02/06/2012 The Ultimate Alaska Vacation Packing List

Taking a vacation to Alaska means packing some items you might not think of taking elsewhere. So ditch the flip flops and the sandals and take a look at the items listed below; you’ll need all of them if you’re planning a new adventure up north. Sunglasses Sunglasses are…

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Alaska’s Farmers Markets


Tanana Valley Farmers Market in Fairbanks, Alaska Alaska’s growing season may be short on days, but the summer’s long hours of sunlight ensure the state’s farmers and gardeners are still able to grow plenty of fruits, veggies and flowers. Farmers markets have sprung up around the state, allowing shoppers…

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Snow melt doesn’t mean hanging up the sled


Did you miss out all the dogsled fun this winter? Well just because the snow is gone doesn’t mean the sport has gone cold. Head to the Denali Princess Wilderness Lodge and go on a half-day tour to the Husky Homestead, run by Jeff King, four-time champion of…

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Talkeetna: America’s coolest small town

01/03/2011 Talkeetna: America’s coolest small town

Talkeetna was selected by Budget Travel as one of the 20 coolest small towns in America. It’s no surprise to residents, who affectionately refer to Talkeetna as the town visitors must envision Alaska to be like: a turn-of-the-century gold-mining town with clapboard storefronts, colorful locals and bush pilots strolling the…

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