15 Amazing and Free Things to Do in Juneau

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Juneau Mountains

With a rich history and stunning natural beauty, Juneau is a great place to visit on any budget.Here are some great ways to experience Alaska’s capital city for free–many of which are near the Westmark Juneau Hotel. Wildlife Spotting 1. See Bald Eagles in Their Natural Habitat Bald eagle sightings are common near saltwater shorelines, building…

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The Guts, The Glory, The 2013 Iditarod

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There’s a buzz all around Alaska this time of year. Bags of dog food and other necessary supplies are finding their way onto small planes, Huskies and Malamutes are running their last practice routes, trail breakers are preparing their snow machines, and volunteers and competitors are beginning to pack their bags for the trip north…

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5 Most Unexpectedly Walkable Cities

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Walkable City

When you arrive at your vacation destination, it can be nice to park the car and explore on foot. Walking is a great way to really get to know the place you are visiting. That’s why it’s important to investigate the walkability of the city you are traveling to. Walkability is a combination of how…

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6 Best Travel Photography Blogs

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One Night in Bangkok Thailand

Does anything make an exotic travel destination look more appealing than a beautifully-captured photograph? There’s something about a well-framed snapshot of a gorgeous destination that inspires even the most home-bodied individual to considering planning a getaway in the near future. Ready to stir up those deep levels of wanderlust? Here are some photographers’ travel blogs…

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Whitehorse Community Boasts Thriving Nightlife

Posted in Things To Do In The Yukon

For a community with a population of just under 25,000, the Yukon’s capital city of Whitehorse has a surprisingly vibrant nightlife. Its thriving music scene, abundance of restaurants and bars, and several theater venues make it a small eclectic town with a big city feel. There is a diverse assortment of dining opportunities in Whitehorse.…

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