Denali National Park: What you need to know for an autumn visit

On September 18, 2014, in Alaska Wildlife Experiences, Denali National Park, by Erin Kirkland

Before you read any further, ponder this fact for a moment: Denali National Park encompasses six million acres, and there is but one road in or out. One narrow, dirt road that bisects the space, shared by thousands of eager visitors each year. And we got to drive it. Denali National Park is by far [...]

Eaglecrest Ski Area: Discover it this weekend!

On September 16, 2014, in Alaskan Winter Fun, Southeast Alaska, by Erin Kirkland

I am simply thrilled, and I mean this, THRILLED, to have Eaglecrest Ski Area on board as the newest AKontheGO sponsor business. If you’re new to the AKontheGO family, let me explain why. Besides the fact that AK Kid thinks this place is the absolute bomb. AKontheGO is serious about our sponsors; we only select [...]

Dawn Dish Soap & a Day in the Wildlife: Making a difference

On September 10, 2014, in Alaska Wildlife Experiences, by Erin Kirkland

Alaskans will not soon forget the image; thousands of sea birds and marine creatures floundering in mucky, sticky, foul-smelling oil drizzled and dumped in pristine Prince William Sound after the 1989 Exxon Valdez oil spill. Some were saved, but many, many were not. I didn’t really care, then, that a dish soap played a part. [...]

Fall Rafting With Kenai Riverdog

On September 9, 2014, in Good Deals, Kenai Peninsula, by Erin Kirkland

*GOOD DEAL ALERT*  What does a dog have to do with river rafting? A lot, especially if you’re Porter James, self-proclaimed “Top Dog” of the so-named Kenai Riverdog Adventure Rafting and Photography company based in Cooper Landing. AK Dad is away, and I hated to waste last weekend’s sunny autumn weather, so I packed up [...]

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