The town of North Pole in Alaska is only twenty minutes from the city of Fairbanks, so it is an easy place to visit when you are in the area. In this town, you will see the streets decorated for Christmas all year long. In the middle of it, all is the Santa Claus House. […]
Location One of the best places to see glaciers in Alaska is at the Worthington Glacier and Recreation Site. This area is located to the north of Valdez, right off the Richardson Highway. Most people will stop here as they are traveling along the highway to their next destination. However, you can also add it […]
The Chena Hot Springs are similar to almost all the other hot springs in the world, but they happen to be located in Alaska. While some hot springs are in the middle of nowhere, these springs are now part of the Chena Hot Springs Resort. Enjoying the hot springs with the whole family will be […]
Alaska is known for its quirky festivals and celebrations. The creativity of the locals seems to bloom during the long winter months. I have discovered some events that range from unusual to downright odd. 7 Quirky Festivals and Celebrations in Alaska The Cordova Ice Worm Festival The Cordova Ice Worm Festival has been held in […]
Cruises in Alaska are so much fun, especially for family vacations! However, as you are thinking about your cruise in Alaska, you must decide whether a big ship or a small ship is best. Every family seems to have its own preference. And if you have never experienced one option over the other, you may […]
A road trip in Alaska is a beautiful way to discover a state filled with glaciers, wildlife, and outdoor adventures. It is the perfect vacation destination for family vacations because there are so many adventures you can all have together. There are a few different ways to explore Alaska. You can cruise around the waters […]
Everyone knows that there is a ton of wildlife to see in the state of Alaska. However, you might be surprised to know you can see a bunch of that wildlife when you are taking an Alaskan cruise. That means you can have a perfect vacation with your family without losing out on all the […]
As you probably already know, Alaska is a massive state and there is no way you can see it all during a one-week vacation. While you may be tempted to skip most of it and spend your time in one of the larger cities like Juneau for the duration of your visit, I would like […]
The state of Alaska may offer rustic conditions, but that should not discount the beauty that is everywhere in the area. After all, there are very few destinations in the world that offer massive national parks, a plethora of wild animals, and majestic glaciers that seem to grow, or melt, as you are watching them. […]
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