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Latest Posts

Alaska Botanical Garden Update

Megan Lillick of the ABG has asked that we put up an addendum to our post talking about the wonders of the Garden in the wintertime. The added note stems (haha, get it?) from our statement that the Alaska Botanical Garden is free during the winter months. Actually, if one is a member, the Garden […]

Preschool Fun at Natural History Muse

AK Kid is taking a break from preschool until January, but we refuse to squelch the learning. The Alaska Museum of Natural History in Mountain View offers a special program just for preschoolers called Tinker Time, offering a few hours of hands-on, usually messy fun that pleases this pint sized set. Today and tomorrow from […]

Alaska Botanical Garden Welcomes Winter Visitors

As daylight grew thin on the eve of Winter Solstice, AK Fam strapped on snowshoes and backpacks and slogged our way into a secret garden. Yes, a garden, and not just any old pea patch. This garden was a magical, ethereal visit into the depths of Alaska’s native plant world courtesy of the Alaska Botanical […]

AKontheGO Attends Polar Plunge 2009

To those brave, brave souls who shed their outerwear for swimsuits today, I raise a glass to you with my heartiest congratulations. Over a span of four hours, almost 100 people jumped, hopped, and screamed their way into this year’s 2009 Polar Plunge to benefit Special Olympics Alaska. It was a bone-chilling, teeth-chattering 2 degrees […]

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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Reader Reviews

"AKontheGO has helped me figure out how to get my outdoor fix while keeping it child-friendly.
It’s a great resource for parents with kids of all ages.”
– Heather, Anchorage mother and lifelong Alaskan
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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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