Alaska

Alaska

Discover the Northwest’s National Wildlife Refuges

Whether you are an avid birder or one who simply enjoys a walk in a natural setting, America's vast network of national wildlife refuges...

Alaska’s Halibut Cove

Hidden but Accessible Every summer weekend, the population of Halibut Cove, Alaska, nearly quadruples. It’s an easy feat in a village of only 25 year-round...

Portage Glacier Day Cruise

On the drive between Anchorage and Seward, Alaska, travelers encounter Portage Glacier in the Chugach National Forest. The Portage Valley, home of this glacial...

Depart Ordinary: Plan Your Trip Aboard the Alaska Railroad

From the wild beauty of the Kenai Fjords to the towering majesty of Denali National Park, Alaska is home to spectacular sights – and...

Yurt, Sweet Yurt Seward, Alaska

There aren’t many places where you can stand on your deck with a steaming cup of coffee after just waking up and watch a...

Alaska Adventure – Five National Parks, ONE TRIP

Dream vacations come in all forms. For some, it’s being pampered at a cloistered spa resort; for others, it’s adventure on the high seas or...

All Aboard the Alaska Railroad

From the wild beauty of the Kenai Fjords to the towering majesty of Denali National Park, Alaska is home to spectacular sights – and...

In the Shadow of Denali

Northwestern authors Tracie Peterson and Kimberley Woodhouse shine a light on a fascinating piece of Alaskan history in their new novel "In the Shadow...

Seward and Kenai Fjords, Alaska

The sharp July wind lashes my face as Orca Song speeds out of Resurrection Bay. Behind me, the small city of Seward, Alaska, recedes...

Aurora-Viewing Adventure in Fairbanks, Alaska

Photo © Dhanachote Vongprasert Fairbanks sits in a special area that lures people from all over the world to observe a natural spectacle unlike any other....

Travel the Aurora Winter Train on Alaska Railroad

Photo © Alaska Railroad Off-season is the new on-season when it comes to traveling in Alaska—especially for travel between Anchorage and Fairbanks, without the hassle...

Northern Lights Show, Alaska

Photo © United States Air Force photo by Senior Airman Joshua Strang Have You Heard of the Auroral Oval? Unless you’re an astrophysicist, probably not. The...

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In this issue of Northwest Travel & Life, we showcase "Road Trip from North Cascades NP to Glacier NP" as well as "Cruise B.C.'s Inside Passage" and "Secret Summer Lodges." For more stories about the Northwest, subscribe today and never miss a beat.