Juneau for Free! (nearly)

Note: It’s great when I find other Alaska parents to chime in about their favorite kid-friendly activities. This week we’re hearing from Juneau resident Steve Sue Wing, a dad-blogger of two awesome little boys. Steve has some ideas for seeing Alaska’s capital city on the cheap, and we agree with him that it doesn’t take […]

Juneau’s Mendenhall Glacier a Winter Recreation Paradise

Visit Juneau’s Mendenhall Glacier during the summer months, and you’d be hard pressed to find a parking space, let alone a few yards of empty trail upon which to find the solitude you seek within Alaska’s wilderness. Mendenhall, like so many Alaska attractions, buzzes with tourists May through October as eager ice-seekers crane their necks […]

Mighty Mendenhall Glacier Awaits Your Inspection in Juneau

Probably the most visited, photographed, and inspected hunk of ice in all of Alaska, mighty Mendenhall glacier is front and center for AK Fam’s capital city visit next week. Easily accessible, beautiful to look at, and with a marvelous intrepretive center to boot, Mendenhall has been thrilling guests at her icy flanks since the visitor […]