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Enjoying Alaska’s Destination Playgrounds

Note: This story originally appeared in the Alaska Dispatch News.  I was on the phone last week with a writer from back East who wanted all my best tips for exploring the Last Frontier with young people. “OK, what’s one of the do-not-miss things to do in Alaska with kids?” she asked, her fingers ticka-tapping […]

Campers Will Enjoy Valdez KOA This Summer

Camping as a form of recreation and travel is moving up within the list of family vacation favorites, according to the 2017 Topline Report published by Kampgrounds of America (KOA), the largest purveyor of franchise campgrounds in the United States. Currently, 61% of U.S. households went camping at least once last year, and of those […]

World Oceans Day 2017: Preserve, protect, honor

This post is in partnership with Dawn as an effort to increase awareness of World Oceans Day. Early morning along an ocean shoreline means a briny auora of seaweed, saltwater, and the never-ending screech of birds looking for a low tide breakfast. Foamy waves sweep along the smooth sand and over barnacle-encrusted rocks for a […]

K’esugi Ken Campground a Treasure For Family Outings

I’ve traveled the Parks Highway a multitide of times during my 12-year tenure as an Alaska resident, and I always appreciate the landscape outside my window. But shortly past Trapper Creek – across the Chulitna river, where the green of Interior tundra starts to combine with brushy alder and willow, sits a new slice of […]

Anchorage Downtown Pass

Looking for ways to stretch your dollar? Check out the brand new Downtown Pass! For only $99, you can save over $1,000 at over 30 businesses in Downtown Anchorage.
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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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