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Are We There, Yet?

Has the AKontheGO Fam slept in enough hours, eaten enough good food, and explored enough sandy shoreline to have reached vacation nirvana? In the shy 48 hours since our arrival in Homer on the Kenai Peninsula, the AK Crew, I can safely say, is feeling little in the way of tension. Our cozy little cottage […]

Going Cosmic, Going to Homer

AKontheGO Fam is ready; the family truckster is boxed, biked, and bundled, Kid has added one or two last toys to his backpack, Dad has had enough coffee, and we’re rolling down to Homer. Almost. Finally, a bona fide vacation with little agenda beyond lounging on the deck or in the living room of a […]

Bug Off, Bugs

AKontheGO has neglected to talk much about the negative aspects of visiting Alaska, mostly because there are few things we don’t like about this state. However, with a hot, dry summer (from our perspective, anyway) we feel we must discuss something that has been literally, buzzing in our ears. The bugs. Yes, when reading those […]

Workin’ in a Gold Mine

AKontheGO Kid’s favorite movie is ‘Snow White’, not for the princess factor, of course (blech), but for the scene where the intrepid Seven Dwarves are dig, dig, diggety, digging away in their mine, where ‘a million diamonds shine’. Hi Ho, Hi Ho. Giving into the child’s pleadings to stop at the Indian Valley Mine along […]

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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