Kennicott Glacier Lodge at Kennecott Mines National Historic Landmark: Kid Mecca

Yippeee – there’s internet this morning! Here’s a quick post, AKontheGO’ers, before the weather gods descend their misty, cloudy, snowy stuff upon us once again. Yep, AK Fam is way, way back in the wilds of Alaska at the beautiful Kennicott Glacier Lodge, owned by the very gracious Rich Kirkwood, and Rich’s lovely lodge is […]

Kid-Friendly Day Hikes in Denali National Park

Today’s incredible weather makes me want to dig out the hiking boots, fill up my favorite water bottle, and hit the trail with happy anticipation. Holy sunspots, Batman, what a day! If you are among the fortunate to be hanging out in Denali National Park right now, you will be among the 30% of folks […]

Family-Friendly Fun in Denali National Park: AKontheGO Takes You There

AK Kid gazed wonderingly across the tundra-clad valley near the Savage River check station. “We can see so far away,” my Anchorage-raised son mused. “I think I’ll like it here.” And like it, he did, even though we were a mere 15 miles into one of Alaska’s most fantastic family travel gems: Denali National Park. […]

Five Great Family Hikes In Alaska

With longer days, warmer weather, and almost-green hillsides, hiking trails are beckoning to AK Fam as we prepare for yet another summer of outdoor recreation, the Alaska way. Last summer I guest-blogged for Trekaroo and listed some good choices for family hiking in Alaska, but felt there was so much more to share. Plus, AK […]