13 Unique Attractions in Anchorage

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Road-trip enthusiasts love searching for oddball attractions like the World’s Largest Ball of Twine. While Anchorage doesn’t have a contender for that title, it does have plenty of other interesting sights that you won’t find anywhere but Alaska’s largest city. Here is a list of 13 quirky and fun sites you can see during your…

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Oktoberfest in the Last Frontier

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Alaska might be thousands of miles from Germany, but that doesn’t mean America’s northernmost state isn’t celebrating the world’s largest beer festival. Not to be left out of any celebration that includes beer, food, music and fun, the state is one of many to hold its own homage to the popular event. The first Oktoberfest…

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10 Family Activities in Fairbanks, Alaska

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Family Hiking Alaska

No need to leave the kids at home for a trip to Fairbanks. Not only will it be memorable for the Alaska beauty and wildlife, but for the great activities that are designed for families visiting the state’s second-largest city. Fairbanks has plenty of activities that will make for favorite family travel memories for years…

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Take Alaska Home with You

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Photo courtesy Alaska SeaLife Center – Puffin Paintings Finding the perfect souvenir is at the top of every traveler’s to-do list and Alaska is a great place to do just that. While visiting the Last Frontier, you will find unique souvenirs that celebrate the unforgettable landscapes, incredible wildlife and rich, enduring cultures of the state. While…

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The Best Alaska Social Media Accounts to Follow

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Alaska Social Media

Besides watching Westmark’s social media accounts (of course!), get to know Alaska before your visit with these must-follow social media accounts. See photos, stay up-to-date on the latest Alaska activities, daydream about an Alaska vacation or simply catch up on the news from your favorite vacation state. @AKbirder The Twitter account of a birder, naturalist…

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