Alaska Skiing and Snowboarding on a Budget

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This photo is used under a Creative Commons license by ab.photo. For skiers and snowboarders of all levels, Alaska is a powder-packed paradise. Unfortunately, unless you are a backcountry skier, the costs associated with buying a lift ticket, renting gear and coordinating lodging can really add up. The Westmark Anchorage is ideally located in the…

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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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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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