Your official Alaska winter bucket list

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The winter season transforms Alaska — and your vacation experience. While summer is all about fishing, kayaking, hiking and wildlife viewing, winter brings a totally different set of outdoor activities. With snow already blanketing much of the state, it’s time to start thinking about the experiences that should be on your bucket list this season.…

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Take a walk: 4 favorite walking tours in Alaska and Yukon

Posted in About Alaska, Featured, Things To Do In Alaska, Things To Do In The Yukon, Traveling to the Yukon

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There’s no better way to learn the history and the culture of a destination than exploring on foot. Visitors to Alaska and the Yukon can look forward to doing just that on the many walking tours throughout the region. Grab your camera, your walking shoes and stretch your legs (instead of your wallet) while enjoying…

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Where to eat in Alaska and the Yukon to keep your wallet – and your stomach – full

Posted in Featured, Food & Dining, Things To Do In Alaska, Things To Do In The Yukon, Traveling to the Yukon

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When you’re looking for a quick and easy meal on the go, there are many must-visit stops in towns across the Yukon and Alaska. Sometimes that hole-in-the-wall eatery or off-the-beaten-path food truck is the best way to get a taste of the local flavor while traveling. We’ve hand picked a selection of stops that should…

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A guide to Alaska’s summer festivals

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If you’re in the process of planning out your Alaska summer vacation, it’s well worth your time to look into some of the state’s top summer festivals. From celebrating summer solstice to all things bluegrass music to a good, old-fashioned state fair, there are an assortment of festivals and summer happenings that are sure to…

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