July 4th in Alaska! Red, White, Blue (and Gold)

If your family happens to be spending Independence Day in Alaska, it’s only fair to warn you: We don’t do July 4th like other places. What we lose in darknesss and fireworks, we make up for in self-silly antics, shenanigans, and otherwise crazy celebrations that are for sure, uniquely Alaskan. No matter where you and […]

AKontheGO Top Family Trips for 2016

It happens every year about this time. Holiday preparations complete, school out for a lengthy winter break (which means a less hectic schedule), and I have time to sit unimpeded at my desk and browse photos from the previous year. Seasons tangle together in the photo galleries of family trips <—-I so have to fix […]

Alaska Travelgram Podcast: LIVE From Era Alaska!

Sometimes the Travelgram Team just has to break away and go somewhere different. This week we settled in at the main hangar of Era Alaska, our state’s leader in regional air travel. We wandered the place, peered into a few aircraft engines, ate several cookies, and eventually sat down to chat with our guests. It […]

Homer, Alaska: Family Fun at the End of the Road

*Sponsored Post* When Monte Davis of the Homer Chamber of Commerce first asked if AKontheGO would consider listing the entire community as a “Family Friendly Business”, I’ll admit I was a bit taken aback. Could one town really meet the standards of AKontheGO-ness, offering kid-friendly activities, food, lodging, and atmosphere, everywhere? Hmmm, I said. I’ll […]