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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Let Freedom Ring and Celebrate Fourth of July Alaska Style

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

Nothing says summer like the Fourth of July, and this year Alaska is having one heck of a summer. With seriously warm temperatures, round-the-clock sunlight and endless activities there might not be a better place on earth to celebrate Independence Day. In Alaska’s biggest city, you’d have trouble finding a way to not celebrate the…

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Alaska for Kids: The Best Hands-On Nature Experiences for the Whole Family

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Alaska Moose Family

Alaska has a lot to offer travelers of all types, from the rugged mountain man to the animal obsessed youngster. Stunning landscapes, adrenaline-pumping adventures, abundant wildlife, and fascinating cultural experiences await its visitors. But with so many unique activities to choose from, it can be hard to find balanced activities that everyone will enjoy. We’ve…

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From Ocean to Table: The Season’s First Copper River Salmon has been Served!

Posted in About Alaska, Food & Dining, Things To Do In Alaska, Westmark Blog, Westmark News

Thursday, May 14, was a special day for many Alaskans. It marked this year’s opening of the Copper River king salmon fishing season – a time that visitors and locals alike wait with bated breath. Once the fishermen haul in the opening day’s catch, the race is on to serve the fish as fresh as…

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12 Hours in Fairbanks, Alaska

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You’re lucky enough to visit Alaska’s second-largest city – situated at the gateway to Alaska’s interior – but maybe you don’t have time to wander the backcountry. Even if you’ve only got a day to spend in this historic, culturally vibrant town, here are a few of the can’t miss activities you’ll want to plan…

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One for the Money, Two for the Show! Best Theater Productions in Alaska this Spring

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Courtesy of Anchorage Concert Association’s Instagram Get in touch with your dramatic side this spring with live theater productions in the Last Frontier. From nationally touring productions to small playhouses featuring local talent, there’s something for everyone to sit back and enjoy this season. Juneau-based Perseverance Theatre is Alaska’s largest professional theater company and serves…

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