Girdwood: A perfect destination for late-summer family fun

With every passing day, Alaska creeps closer to autumn and families start thinking about school, sports, and the end of what was a spectacular summer, weather-wise. At least around here, the long trips are completed, and AKontheGO is settling in to a comfortable routine of preparing for another interesting and adventurous fall and winter. But […]

Explore Gold Rush History With Kids at Crow Creek Mine

Alaska is all about gold. The color, the mineral, and the makings of a territory, so chances are no matter where your family visits during a Last Frontier vaction, gold will factor in at one point or another. From Nome to Juneau, and just about everywhere in between, kids and parents can strike it rich […]