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…
Fishing in Alaska is an activity some might only dream about, but once you’re here it couldn’t be easier to find the right spot to reel in the catch of a lifetime! Whether you’re chartering a boat solo or letting a guide take the proverbial reins, Alaska is home to some of the biggest (and tastiest) fish around.
Bear viewing is high on everyone’s must-do list in Alaska this summer. Fortunately, two Princess lodges situated at and nearby Denali National Park and Preserve offer the perfect jumping–off point for a weekend getaway into the wild. Only a five-hour drive from Anchorage and even closer to Fairbanks, the park…Read More
A recent Gallup poll concluded 77 percent of Alaskans say their state is the best or one of the best to live in. With the largest amount of coastline of any other state, an abundance of natural resources and majestic scenery as far as the eye can see, it’s…
When booking your Alaska vacation, we suggest renting a car to explore all the Last Frontier has to offer, whether it’s world-renowned attractions or more off-the-beaten-path adventures. From Fairbanks to Denali National Park and Preserve and on to the breathtaking Kenai Peninsula, Princess Alaska Lodges offer the perfect road map for an epic Alaska vacation.
Climbing through rugged terrain to finally arrive at 20,320 ft., Hudson Stuck, Harry Karstens, Walter Harper and Robert G. Tatum were the first to successfully reach the summit of Denali, North America’s tallest peak. On June 7, 1913, after 10 years of attempted summits by other expeditions, the quest…
With Independence Day sneaking up on us faster than you can say “red, white and blue,” it’s time to think about how to celebrate our great nation’s birthday in style. Instead of simply dreaming about “America the Beautiful” and purple mountain majesties, turn dreams into reality with an Alaska vacation.Read More
To get a better idea of what activities are popular from the Mt. McKinley Princess Wilderness Lodge we spoke with Hotel Services Manager Rick Peterson. One of the McKinley lodge’s annual traditions is a Christmas in August celebration. The lodge is decorated and guests are treated to Christmas cookies,…Read More
Ghost the snowy owl / Photo courtesy Bird Treatment Learning Center The Mt. McKinley Princess Wilderness Lodge recently hosted three free presentations about rescued birds by the Bird Treatment and Learning Center. The center brought a bald eagle named Hal who was rescued during the Exxon Valdez…Read More
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…Read More