Family Fun Friday: Halloween Events for Everyone!

I’m not sure we could have ordered a more perfect weekend to celebrate the pagan custom of dressing up in crazy costumes and parading around in search of treats. An almost-full moon, frosty ground, and gnarled, naked tree branches that reach out spindly fingers toward unsuspecting little ghosts and goblins…..EEK! Take a look at our […]

Friday on Wednesday: Early Birds Get the Fun

Hope we’re not messing with anybody’s internal calendars by posting Fun Friday on Wednesday, but since AK Fam is headed out today to the lovely Summit Lake Lodge, where internet and phone service will be sporadic (heavenly!), we thought an update would be in order today. So worry not, it is indeed only Wednesday, but […]

Cruise Ship Monday is Here!

Yes, Holland America has brought another ship to the Port of Anchorage, so that means double downtown fun for families. Today is “Cruise Ship Monday” according to the Anchorage Downtown Partnership, and here we go with another fab outdoor concert at Peratrovich Park from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Today’s featured artist is Robin Hopper, an Alaskan […]

Travel Tuesday: Get Out and Have Fun!

June 1; it’s official now, we’re in full swing of summer, and there are so many things to do, see, and hear. Visiting? Local? No matter, there’s enough stuff to keep even the most active kids busy. The Alaska Museum of Natural History in Mountainview is hosting Tinker Time today and tomorrow from 10 a.m.-Noon […]

Welcome to an Anchorage Monday

Let’s just start right off with a big AK Fam welcome to passengers and crew of the Holland America line’s MS Amsterdam. The ship arrives today as part of a new 14-day itinerary from Seattle. Passengers will have an entire day to devote to Anchorage and environs, sailing out of Cook Inlet around 11 p.m. […]