As you are planning your Alaskan vacation, you will discover that you have a few items on your must-do list. A couple of those items will be to see the glaciers, fjords, and dog camps. You may also decide you want to see some of the wildlife that this part of the country is known […]
If you love oysters, or simply want to know where they come from, you must check out the local oyster farm in Homer, Alaska. The Jakolof Bay Oyster Farm is located within Jakolof Bay. It is approximately two hundred twenty miles to the south of Anchorage. This local oyster farm was opened back in 2012 […]
The Kenai River begins near the Chugach Mountains, right where the Kenai Lake is located. From there, the river flows all the way to Cook Inlet. The distance the Kenai River covers is eighty miles and there are times you can be traveling along the water and never see another person for miles. Fishing on […]
The Anchorage Market is the largest open-air market in the entire state of Alaska. It is only open on Saturdays and Sundays from the beginning of May through the middle of September each year, so you must plan your visit accordingly. This market opened back in 1992. It was only open on Saturdays at that […]
Do you love going on adventures when you are on family vacations? If you answered yes, then I have the adventure for you! Hiking the spectacular Matanuska Glacier will be an adventure your family will never forget! But before you head out for this thrilling activity, there are a few things you must know about […]
As you are spending time in the state of Alaska, you are going to want to learn as much as you can about the locals, the culture, the heritage, and the traditions. You can learn these things in so many different ways. I have found the easiest way to get a crash course is to […]
The Mendenhall Glacier is located within the Mendenhall Valley. This area is approximately twelve miles from the city of Juneau. So you can experience the great outdoors not too far from one of the bigger cities. The glacier itself is about thirteen and a half miles long. One of the best places to see this […]
Visiting polar bears at the North Pole is a bucket list experience your family won’t want to miss out on during a family vacation. Planning this type of trip is quite exciting. But you must be careful with the dates you choose. After all, the North Pole is not a friendly destination all year long. […]
One of the questions I am asked the most is, “Can you see the northern lights in Alaska?”. The answer to that question is a resounding YES! You can see the northern lights in Alaska. And the best part is you can see quite a few other stunning sights when you are taking a family […]
When do you consider the perfect time of the year for a vacation? If you are like most people, your answer is going to be the summer. But why are you leaving out the beauty of fall and all the amazing things autumn brings to destinations all over the world? One of the best places […]
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