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Indigenous World Film Festival, Anchorage

Photo © Ashley Johnson The Indigenous World Film Festival is devoted to films created by indigenous people from around the world. It promises to be an...

Viewing the Aurora Borealis, Fairbanks

Photo © Shutterstock.com If you’ve never traveled north to witness the spectacle of the aurora borealis first-hand, you owe it to yourself to brave the frigid...

Northwest Winter Beer Festival

by Mattie John Bamman | Photo © Mattie John Bamman Pairing food and beer is one thing, but Christmas cookies and beer? And not just any...

North Pole, Alaska

Photo © Fairbanks Tourism Ever wonder where those letters to Santa Claus really go? They just might end up in North Pole, Alaska—not the geographic North...

Beer on Rails in Fairbanks, AK

Photo © Alaska Railroad The Alaska Railroad has brewed up a completely singular experience for train and beer fans: the HooDoo Choo Choo. The inaugural...

Fun Fall Flavors on Tap

Photo © Dreamstime By Dana E. Neuts With the lazy days of summer behind us, local brewmasters are cooking up tasty concoctions in fun fall flavors,...

Sightseeing in Sitka, Alaska

Photo © Allen Cox by Nancy Mueller Few port communities rival Sitka’s scenic location on Baranof Island along the western edge of Southeast Alaska. From a...

Russian Orthodox Church, Kenai

Photo © Brian Adams The first church in the settlement of Kenai on the Kenai Peninsula was built in 1849, overseen by Father Nikolai Militov...

A Honey-Do List of Northwest Meaderies

Photo © Celestial Meads By Jason Brick It was probably inevitable. The Northwest led the trend of microbrewing, then of boutique wineries, and recently moved on...

Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center

Photo © Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center Sitting at the tip of the Turnagain Arm, an hour south of Anchorage, the Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center (AWCC)...

Chena Hot Springs Resort in Fairbanks, Alaska

by Roy Stevenson | Photo © Roy Stevenson When Robert Swain found hot springs in Monument Creek, 60 miles from Fairbanks, in 1905, he discovered...

Alaska Travel Adventures: Whale Watching near Juneau

Photo © Mark Missildine Get to know Juneau, Alaska, on its waters through a whale watching tour provided by Alaska Travel Adventures. Steller sea lions,...

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