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

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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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