Few sights are more spectacular on an Alaska tour than the glaciers at Kenai Fjords , Glacier Bay and Denali. Whether you plan to visit the glaciers by flightseeing, cruising or hiking, use this quick glossary to learn a few key phrases to impress your fellow…
As Alaskans, we have experienced almost everything — from snowstorms in May to moose staking claim on our gardens. We have fought the mighty kings of the Kenai, skied the north face of Mount Alyeska and taken a boat to the face of a calving glacier. So it’s not hard…
“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.
It’s not surprising that Alaska is home to the nation’s largest national park, but you might be surprised that, unlike Denali, many Alaskans have never even been there. Driving through miles of wilderness to the Copper River Valley towards Wrangell-St. Elias National Park is…
Travel back to 1938, to a glacier-carved valley deep in the heart of Wrangell-St. Elias National Park. Kennicott is a classic mining town, with life revolving around company operations and the nearby town of McCarthy booming with restaurants, pool halls, hotels, saloons and a…
Some Alaskans think of Denali as many New Yorkers fondly regard Times Square: a treat best reserved for entertaining out-of-town relatives. But while the mountain does draw thousands of travelers and hopeful mountaineers each year, the area offers much more to those who may have seen “the Great One” against…