It’s an Alaska Fun Friday: May the Fourth Be With You!

Just a little humor to begin the weekend. It is indeed the Fourth of May, and another Alaska weekend of family fun is at our fingertips. So much is happening around southcentral Alaska this weekend, I hardly know where to begin. Thanks as always to Alaska Center for Pediatrics, our Fun Friday sponsor, caring for […]

Culture For Kids: Alaska Native Heritage Center is the Perfect Fit

It’s often challenging to mesh the excitement of a family vacation with an equal amount of cultural experiences in a way that engages children. While parents still desire a requisite amount of R & R, most moms and dads do want to expose their offspring to their new and (hopefully) different destination. Within Alaska lie […]

EXTRA! Alaska Travelgram Show Podcast: Whales, Airfare Deals, and More

Just in time for a busy season of summer travel, the Alaska Travelgram Show is back in the saddle, again. Thanks to the wonderful efforts of our new sound engineer, the talented Kirby Kaufmann, Scott and I produced a spiffed-up, all-podcast show that is now available right HERE. From a top-secret, undisclosed location Somewhere in […]

Fun Friday in Alaska: Celebrate Mother Earth and Her Children

I cannot think of a better way to celebrate childhood than through a simultaneous celebration of the earth. Certainly we would not have one without the other, and this weekend is a perfect reminder of the importance of each. Welcome to Fun Friday, AKontheGO’s weekly digest of family-friendly activities around Alaska, proudly sponsored by Alaska […]

Travel Tuesday Jingle Bell-ery in Alaska!

The official countdown has begun for another holiday season of good cheer in the 49th state, and AKontheGO is ready! We’re so ready, in fact, I guarantee you’ll be a’clicking away at our links below to see what sorts of travel-related goodies are in store for you. First, though, I must share a bonus photo […]

McKinley Princess Lodge Treats Visitors to a Mountain

I tell ya, it does this AK Mom’s heart good to experience warm welcomes to locals. From the second we arrived at McKinley Princess Lodge near Trapper Creek, where the “Great One” Denali was showing off her 20,320 foot splendor, AK Fam felt right at home. Located at Mile 133 of the Parks Highway and […]