A mere 20-minute drive north of Mt. McKinley Princess Wilderness Lodge sits a park almost half the size of Rhode Island that is often overshadowed by its larger, more popular neighbor to the north. Denali State Park (not to be confused with Denali National Park and Preserve)…
Photo courtesy State of Alaska Tourism / Frank Flavin The tallest peak in North America, Denali stands a towering 20,320 feet tall. It’s located inside Denali National Park and Preserve, an area of more than 6 million acres – slightly larger than the state of Massachusetts – often ranked…
The cast of Putnam County Spelling Bee at Denali Dinner Theatre Denali Princess Wilderness Lodge’s Music of Denali Dinner Theatre cast were recently joined by actors from Denali Park Resort’s Alaska Cabin Nite Theater for a rousing rendition of the hilarious Tony-award winning Broadway musical “Putnam County…
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…
Don’t feel like braving the Black Friday brouhaha this Thanksgiving weekend? Good news: Princess is offering the chance to skip the frenzied 5 a.m. crowds and still get your loved ones a holiday gift they will never forget — with an Alaska getaway! Save 20 percent off our best available…
Employees from the Denali Princess Wilderness Lodge held a rummage sale this fall that netted $920 for Neighbor to Neighbor in Healy. The organization uses the funds to provide food and presents to needy families in the Denali Borough during the holidays. Items left over from the sale…
Planning on hitting the road this summer? We hope so. Let’s face it, there’s a lot to see and not enough summer to see it all in, so making the most of every weekend is not just an essential part of living here, it’s a way of life. You might…
Denali, Mount McKinley, The Great One. There’s no shortage of terms Alaskans use to refer to the tallest mountain in North America and its surrounding six million acres. But if you want to talk location, when you visit Denali National Park and Preserve, you’re not staying in Denali…
I’m at the Denali train depot, headed south to Talkeetna and the Mt. McKinley Princess Wilderness Lodge. I hope the mountain is out! Alaska Railroad pulls Princess Rail's glass-domed cars south from Denali to Talkeetna.
“Weekend at Base Camp” is a blog series that shares how you can plan a weekend escape full of adventures to enjoy our Alaska-sized backyard.