Alaska Experiences Your Kids Will Love: Part two

On May 6, 2014, in General Travel Info, by Erin Kirkland

Last week I shared three of five AKontheGO favorite adventures for kids and parents visiting the Last Frontier. As the most popular season for Alaska travel approaches with rapid speed, today I bring you the final two. Excellent destinations, they are, diverse in activity and environment, but similarly suited for family travel. If you recall, [...]

Three Alaska Experiences Your Kids Will Love: AKonthGO’s favorite adventures, part one

On May 2, 2014, in Alaska On the Go - BOOK, General Travel Info, by Erin Kirkland

It was inevitable, I suppose. The question: “What has been your favorite trip?”  When one is a journalist who searches day in and day out the best in kid-friendly adventures, one should expect such a query. But this is Alaska, and it’s not so easy to pick just one. So I picked five. Or, rather, [...]

Knowing Alaska’s Geography Helps When Planning a Family Vacation in the 49th State

On April 23, 2014, in General Travel Info, Logistics With Kids, by Erin Kirkland

See this map? It floated around social media outlets for quite a while, and always makes me laugh. Alaska is big, really, really big, and after decades of inadequacy, finally someone got it right. As I’ve been making the rounds of local bookstores and community organizations these past few weeks, plugging sales for Alaska On [...]


Alaska Spring: A great time to visit with kids

On April 8, 2014, in General Travel Info, Good Deals, by Erin Kirkland

  Okay, so maybe there was snow on the ground when we woke up this morning, and maybe it’s still snowing now, but generally, I can say an Alaska spring is here. We tend to go slightly bonkers when spring arrives either according to the calendar or the weather, whichever comes first. Alaskans revel in [...]

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