Olympians from Alaska at the 2022 Winter Olympics

02/15/2022 Olympians from Alaska at the 2022 Winter Olympics

It’s no surprise that a number of athletes competing in the 2022 Winter Olympics are either from the snowy northern state of Alaska or have some connection here. In this year’s Games, Alaskan athletes will compete in cross-country skiing, ice hockey, figure skating, and curling. Cross-Country Skiing…

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10 ways to get active in Alaska

01/10/2022 10 ways to get active in Alaska

Trails and scenery galore, Alaska is a hiker’s dream. Some of the most challenging terrain in the U.S. lies within Alaska’s borders. But if you’re not an avid hiker, don’t stress! Alaska is varied, too. There are trails for all ability and accessibility levels. In this blog we’ll lay out…

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Find the Perfect Alaska Holiday Gift for Everyone on your List

11/16/2021 Find the Perfect Alaska Holiday Gift for Everyone on your List

With the holidays in full force, it’s crunch time to cross every friend, relative, neighbor and coworker off your shopping list. The task can seem daunting, but worry not! We can help you find the perfect gift for everyone in your life with these two letters: AK. A gift made in Alaska can be unique, and — if a trip to Alaska is on your own wish list — a great conversation starter to start the travel planning process.

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10 Reasons Why You Should See Alaska in September

08/20/2021 Moose in Denali National Park

Falling in the often overlooked “shoulder season,” visiting Alaska in September is one of the best-kept secrets around, so, shhhh. From eye-popping foliage color shows to northern lights displays and rare fishing opportunities, read on to find out why September is one of the best times to visit Alaska. Best…

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The Top 5 Movies Set in Alaska

08/28/2020 Beautiful Alaska wilderness at dusk

Alaska has captivated humanity’s imagination for centuries. From the Indigenous peoples that first settled in the Alaska region to Gold Rush era of the late 19th century, people have seemingly always had an attraction for Alaska. But Hollywood certainly knows how to capitalize on a good thing, filming various Alaska…

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Skin care, Alaska style

07/28/2020 Natural skin care with products made in Alaska

Calling all skin care fiends! Several skin care brands in Alaska take advantage of the state’s natural ingredients such as wild berries, sea salt and glacial mud to create skin care products you’ll love. Below are some of our favorites and where to buy them when you’re here, or order…

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Happy Mother’s Day from Alaska’s wildlife

05/07/2020 Mom bear and cubs

We are sending all the moms out there lots of love on their special day! Celebrate Mother’s Day with our roundup of adorable Alaska (wildlife) moms and babies. Can you name this animal? This one can be tough to identify without the antlers – we bet you’d be able…

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