Alaska

Alaska

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...

Alaska Railroad’s Fall Trips

by Thomas Hecker | Photo © Mike Criss Alaska isn’t exactly the first place you’d think of when planning a fall getaway, but the Alaska Railroad has...

Spooky Hotel Stays

by Mandi Ringgenberg | Photo © Fairmont Empress From Montana to Oregon and all the way to the Last Frontier of Alaska, there are countless sights to...

Alaska Sight Seeing

Photo © Kaye Eileen Oberstar Best Denali Viewpoints There is a special allure to the largest mountain in North America, Denali. While you can see the...

Misty Fjords, Alaska

Photo © Adam Sawyer by Adam Sawyer In a part of the country that could be described as the Northwest on steroids, Southeast Alaska’s Misty Fjords...

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