Great Deals and Great Fun in Alaska: TourSaver 2012 and the Sitka Podcast!

It’s like Christmas in the AKontheGO office this morning! Not only is the sun rising behind the snowy Chugach foothills (yes, and before 10 a.m., still), but we have a sleigh-full of information about travel in the 49th state. Love it! Did you catch the Alaska Travelgram Show (here’s the podcast, btw) yesterday? Guest Tonia […]

Sitka, Part Two. Family Travel in Southeast Alaska

Our family loop-de-do through southeast Alaska covered just about every historical, cultural, and physical aspect of the “Evergreen Coast.” In two weeks of exploring five distinctly different communities, I realized how much I didn’t know about my state. Visiting southeast Alaska via the Inside Passage as our annual family vacation was not just a fabulous […]

Charmed By Sitka: Part One

In a state with so much emphasis on “the new,” it was nice to land in Sitka, where everything is old. Old land, old traditions, and ancient history. Man has been in Sitka for more than 8,000 years, and it is through oral history and documents from later settlers that we learn why this island […]