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You Are Here: What to do in Anchorage this winter

Howdy, dedicated AKontheGO’ers, it’s nice to be back at the keyboard after a busy fall of trips and their planning. I went to Juneau for the Alaska Travel Industry Association Convention, then jetted to Las Vegas to represent my AK writing cohorts for the annual Alaska Media Road Show. And, everywhere in between, I schlepped […]

Alaska Marine Highway System, 2019 Version

(Sections of this post are taken from Alaska On the Go: Exploring the Alaska Marine Highway System with Children, by Erin Kirkland)  “What a beautiful sight that was. We could take our car, or walk on board, and GO SOMEWHERE! Our highway had arrived!” ~ Betty J. Marksheffel, describing her first view of the ferry […]

There’s Gold (and a lot more) at Nome’s AKAU Resort

“North — to Alaska. Go North, the rush is on.” ~ Johnny Horton, “North to Alaska,” 1960 The great Gold Rush of Nome, Alaska ran from about 1899 – 1909, when thousands of people steamed their way to Norton Sound on the Seward Peninsula and staked their claims — when they could. Word of nuggets and […]

Beluga Cabin at Bird Creek a Perfect Fall Destination

The birch forest around the Alaska State Parks’ Beluga Cabin rang with shouts and laughter last Saturday as the second Family Adventure Day kicked off in fine style. A project between AKontheGO and State Parks, the event is one of several designed to give parents and kids a heads up into seasonal family fun available […]

A Kid's Guide to Anchorage And Beyond

WRITTEN BY KIDS FOR KIDS. Featuring: Great Hikes, Places to Visit, and History.
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Alaska on the Go: Exploring the 49th State with Children

Get 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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