Alaska

Alaska

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...

Ready to Roll

By Heather Larson | Photo © Sustain | Shutterstock MY MOTHER WAS A TERRIBLE COOK. Yet every Thanksgiving and Christmas morning, the sweet, spicy...

Kodiak Brown Bear Center

Photo © US Fish and Wildlife Service Just as the leaves begin to fall from the trees, the bears of Kodiak, Alaska, come out to...

Kenai Peninsula’s Historic Russian Churches

Photo © Urbanraven | Dreamstime In 1741, Russia claimed Alaska as its colony due to the abundance of natural resources the vast territory provided, and,...

Aurora Season in Fairbanks

Photo © Explore Fairbanks Fairbanks lures people from all over the world during the “Aurora Season” from August 21 to April 21. The city’s location...

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