USS Anchorage Family Hike on Friday!

AK Fam just returned from the wonderful Dock at the Block event to celebrate the arrival of the USS Anchorage to our fair city. She sailed into port this morning, and it’s been non-stop work and play since then, as you can see by our photo gallery, above… As promised, here are the details for […]

Springtime Activities in Alaska: *Special* for our USS Anchorage families!

After more than a year of planning, the ship that will officially become USS Anchorage sails into town next week. Set to arrive on Wednesday, May 1 around 8 a.m., the Anchorage will be our Navy’s newest warship, and the first time a U.S. Navy ship has ever been commissioned in the great state of […]

Alaska Boredom-Busters: Family Fun Stuff

We’re in the homestretch, parents, congratulate yourself on a vacation well-spent. Even though Alaska’s weather didn’t exactly cooperate, our family found many ways to enjoy two weeks of blissful togetherness. Well, mostly blissful. How about you? Need a little push to motivate the kids toward fun and frivolity before heading back to school? Try these […]

Fun Friday in Alaska: Anchors Aweigh!

Welcome to Friday and another edition of the AKontheGO family travel roundup of activities around the state. Even though we’re not sweltering under desert-like conditions here in Alaska, it’s still a 49th state summer, and we’ve got a full calendar to prove it. My week was a busy one with the arrival of CDR. Brian […]