Jurassic Alaska: Dinosaurs that roamed the Last Frontier

05/08/2018
Jurassic Alaska: Dinosaurs that roamed the Last Frontier

With summer right around the corner, anticipation is building for a number of summer blockbuster releases. Perhaps the biggest title coming out this summer is “Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom,” the next installment in the popular series. The movies do such a great job of depicting the prehistoric beasts that roamed…

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Favorite travel quotes to inspire your Alaska vacation

04/17/2018
Favorite travel quotes to inspire your Alaska vacation

There’s a reason “Inspirational Quotes” is one of Pinterest’s most popular categories. For every sentiment, it seems there’s someone who has already put it perfectly to words. Once you soak up all the inspiration from this roundup of our favorite travel quotes, feel free to keep them in your back…

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Answering the most-Googled questions about Alaska

03/28/2018
Answering the most-Googled questions about Alaska

Curious internet users from across the globe are asking Google questions like, “Do Alaskans live in igloos?” and “Was Alaska a good deal?” In honor of April Fools’ Day we are putting an end to some of the silliest misconceptions about Alaska once and for all, via Google’s autocomplete function.

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Big talent from the biggest state

02/07/2018
Big talent from the biggest state

While Alaska is pretty far-removed from the rest of the country geographically, its culture, art and music scene is definitely up to par with the “Lower 48,” as locals call it. Alaska boasts some major talent that you might be familiar with—keep tabs on these Alaskans as they make their…

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Alaska volcanoes 101

01/23/2018
Alaska volcanoes 101

If you’re researching Alaska for your upcoming vacation and come across the fact that there are a number of active volcanoes here, we understand if that could give you pause. What does it mean if a volcano is active? How close are volcanoes to where I’m traveling? What happens if…

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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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Knock, knock! Hoo-hoo’s there…?

12/28/2017
Knock, knock! Hoo-hoo’s there…?

At Denali Princess Wilderness Lodge, we adore each and every one of our guests, even when they’re a bit unexpected. Last spring, our staff was surprised to discover a pair of great horned owls nesting in a flower box on the balcony of one of our Denali Princess suites. They…

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Stranger Things of Alaska

12/04/2017
Sky of Green

By now, most fans of Stranger Things have devoured the entire second season and caught another glimpse of the goings-on in Hawkins and the Upside Down. We still haven’t quite got to the bottom of these mysterious happenings, but we know enough to start speculating what we…

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