Road to the Kelly Cup: Aces Kick off ECHL Season in Anchorage

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Photo Credit: alaskaaces.com Athletes ready to get down and dirty and characteristically passionate fans – hockey season is back! Established in 1989, the Alaska Aces are Anchorage’s official hockey team. As if you needed another reason to visit Alaska’s largest city, Anchorage’s Alaska Aces promise heart-pounding hockey action from October well into the spring. With…

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An Encyclopedia of Alaska Whales

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With more coastline than any other U.S. state, Alaska is full of opportunities to see marine creatures in their native habitats. Once you’ve witnessed the gigantic fluke of a whale cresting the surf, you’ll be fascinated by the many species it is possible to view off of the stunningly rugged coast. Where to start? Let…

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14 Things to Do with Kids in Anchorage

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Family vacations are a wonderful way to create lasting memories (and photos) for everyone. What makes a trip with children especially successful is making sure to keep their interests in mind when planning your itinerary. That’s why we’ve pulled together a cheat sheet of fun things to do with kids in Anchorage. 1. Take a…

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A Taste of Hollywood in Alaska with Westmark Hotels

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View of Anchorage, AK from across the water with snow-capped mountains in background and skyscrapers in foreground. Westmark Hotels

Although Anchorage is the largest city in Alaska, it isn’t everyday that there are Hollywood A-listers roaming the city streets. Last fall, though, many area restaurants, bars and businesses transformed into movie sets and added famous patrons to their client lists as Hollywood came to town to film crime thriller The Frozen Ground, starring Vanessa…

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