Alaska

Alaska

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...

Learn about Alaska at the Anchorage Museum

Photo © Chris Arend Photography As the largest museum in Alaska, Anchorage Museum showcases the state’s art, culture and history. This year, two exhibitions in particular...

Local’s Favorites: Hidden Steak Houses

by Marcie Young | Photo © Stockcreations / Dreamstime   Any respectable meat lover can name the widely revered, downtown steakhouses. These well-established restaurants, with tables draped in white...

North America’s First Flakes: Alaska Pure Sea Salt

by Allen Cox When Jim and Darcy Michener left a pan containing sea water on top of a hot wood stove overnight, little did they...

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