Iditarod 2018: For the kids

New to the Last Great Race? Looking for ways to bring Iditarod 2018 to your kids? AKontheGO has some great tips and a fun activity in this week’s Outdoors With Kids column for the Anchorage Daily News.  Get the cowbells and signs ready. On Saturday, 67 mushers and their canine cohorts will depart Fourth Avenue in downtown Anchorage in […]

A Downtown Pass Means More Family Fun in Anchorage

by Erin Kirkland Note: AKontheGO is working in tandem with the Anchorage Downtown Partnership to promote the Downtown Pass.  The core of any city is reflected in the vibrancy of its downtown district, and Anchorage is no different. Alaska’s largest village is known as a hub for commerce, governance, tourism, and transportation, and is one […]

El Capitan Cave – A Southeast Alaska Sweet Spot for Big Kids

Caves, in Alaska? Well, I never…. It’s true, readers; gored deep into the core of Prince of Wales Island sits a marvel of geology and anthropology just waiting for older children to explore as part of a southeast Alaska family vacation. El Capitan Cave Interpretive Site is a 13,000-foot wormhole of rock – the largest […]