This photo by Lake Clark National Park & Preserveis used under a Creative Commons license Nothing makes us want to hike through the Alaska forests like the words of Richard “Dick” Proenneke in One Man’s Wilderness: An Alaskan Odyssey: “I watched an eagle turn slowly and fall away, quick-sliding…Read More
This week marks the 50th anniversary of the record-breaking Good Friday earthquake that shook Alaska on March 27, 1964.
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.
With landscapes that have remained largely undisturbed from their original states, Alaska is chock full of rare wildlife. There are the legendary grizzly bears, seas teeming with fish, and some of the most distinctive ungulates (that would be hoofed mammals) in the world. But beneath the surface of these world-famous…Read More
Alaska holds many treasures. Many of them, such as Mount McKinley, are in plain view from Princess Lodges’ properties and guest rooms. But some of Alaska’s greatest treasures – we’ll even go so far as to say nature’s greatest treasures – are hidden deep beneath the ocean’s surface under treacherous…Read More
Visitors journey to Alaska for a variety of reasons – some want to take in the awe-inspiring scenery, and others are anxious to get an up-close view of the aurora borealis. Then there are some who come to see exotic wildlife in its natural habitat in the unspoiled Alaska wilderness.Read More
Remember the days when a National Geographic subscription was an essential part of the American household? While the recent decline of print media has put a serious dent in the prevalence of this classic publication, it has persevered and still puts out some of the best geographic content in the…Read More
Fall in Alaska. Photo courtesy State of Alaska Tourism / Frank Flavin Fall in Alaska provides beautiful scenery of gold and red colored mountains, cool crisp weather perfect for hiking, and plenty of wildlife on the move. Bull moose head down to the valleys, and bears fatten up in…Read More
Check out these breathtaking photos of Alaska.Read More
Sandhill crane / Photo courtesy International Crane Foundation Every year in August, thousands of Sandhill Cranes make their way through Alaska on their migratory trips. Fairbanks is one of the best places to view the spectacular birds and you can stay in exceptional comfort at the Fairbanks Princess…Read More