Springtime Hikes Near Anchorage

Springtime in Alaska is a funky season. The days have begun to lengthen noticeably, and temperatures, while still chilly, have managed to warm up enough that outdoor activity often requires several layers to add or take off as the mercury goes up or down.  Spring also signals the arrival of early visitors to the 49th state, […]

Family Hiking Atop Juneau’s Mount Roberts

Alaska’s capital city offers more than the usual walking tours and visits to area museums. Our three-day stop in Juneau was full of both, but sometimes a family’s just gotta get outdoors with good old mother nature. Kids, especially, need a chance to work off some steam while on a family vacation to Alaska, so […]