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Alaska on the go, Exploring the 49th state with children ISBN 978-1-60223-221-1Get a copy of Alaska on the Go: Exploring the 49th State with Children to help you plan your trip, or as a gift for friends and family.

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Celebrate Read On the Fly and an Alaska Holiday Season

December arrived around here with four inches of fresh snow and a bright new outlook for Alaska’s holiday season. It was all exuberant joy this morning as we woke up to a regular blizzard outside our window, obstructing the view of nearby Chugach mountains. There was much rejoicing as we prepared for a work and […]

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Finding the Shape of Us: Family travel means new opportunities

If you’ve been a follower of AKontheGO for some time, you most likely are aware of the unique dynamics that make up our family. Like 1 in 200 babies born today, our oldest, MJ, lives life somewhat awkwardly on the autism spectrum (and a host of other issues). Our whole family does, actually, for autism […]

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Try Veyo Mittyz This Winter

by Jen Ostler AKontheGO contributor Jennifer Ostler tested the adorable and quite functional Veyo Mittyz of the Veyo line of products, on her active son, and found them to be quite handy during Alaska’s cold winter days and nights. Read her review, below. And psst: there’s a HUGE Black Friday sale going on right now. […]

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Family RV Travel in Alaska: FAQs

I’ll admit I was a doubter at first. Could a family adequately and comfortably vacation together for three weeks straight without losing our minds or blowing the budget? Not to mention the obvious mechanical aptitude we, of course, don’t have. Or the driving skills — what if AK Dad backed into something, god forbid. Or […]

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