Denali National Park’s Winter Trail System: Kids welcome

There is no doubt in my mind that Winter 2015 will go down as the year AKontheGO went places. Low snow levels (I’m starting to sound like a broken record), warmer temperatures, and open roads mean opportunities to get out of town more often, and that, we’re finding, is a good thing. Denali National Park […]

Alaska Sled Dog Adventures: Three top choices for visiting families

Sled dogs are a signature animal of Alaska, perhaps even an iconic representation of the spirit and independent nature of this far-off territory. Legions of children love them, thanks to stories and folklore; adults admire their tenacity and intelligence. No matter the reason, visitors to Alaska are anxious to know more about these four-footed canine […]

Winter in Anchorage: Five reasons to bring the kids

While summer brings the largest number of visitors to Anchorage, a vibrant winter market is beginning to emerge as a close competitor for unique family vacation opportunities. From festivals to activities that rely upon Alaska’s frosty temperatures, wintertime means time for kids to experience the things that make Alaska famous. When should you visit? Typically, […]