Alaska

Alaska

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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...

Summer in Anchorage

by Roy Stevenson | Photo © Ken Graham Photography From glaciers and salmon-packed rivers to fine dining and cultural museums, few American cities can compare...

Exploring Alaska’s Mat-Su Valley

by Roger A. Ward | Photo © Roger A. Ward Waters of the Matanuska and the Susitna Rivers cascade from ancient glaciers on the tallest mountains...

Sitka National Historical Park

Photo © Sitka National Historic Park Native Alaskan totems surrounded by towering spruce and hemlock trees are the main attraction at Sitka National Historical Park....

Alaska: Art’s First Great Frontier

by Sarah Wyatt | Photo © Darrell Scattergood To find compelling paintings and sculptures, the buyer needs to visit the big city galleries with exposed interior...

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