Posted in About Alaska

Exterior photograph of the Westmark Anchorage Hotel, Anchorage, Alaska

Congratulations! You’re engaged and preparing to embark on a lifetime journey with your fiancé. This is one of the most exciting times in a couple’s life, but planning a wedding can often be a daunting task. After walking down the aisle, exchanging vows and cutting the cake, you’re officially married! That’s when it’s time to relax and enjoy the start of the next chapter in your life.

There’s no better way to celebrate your many years of wedded bliss than with an Alaska honeymoon. Whether you travel to the Great North in the winter to enjoy skiing and cuddling up by the fire or in the summer to experience the outdoor activities or many amazing sites along the Alaska Highway, Westmark Hotels in Alaska & the Yukon can provide a great environment for an adventurous honeymoon that you and your partner will cherish forever.

Photograph of mountains, trees and Kenai River in Kenai Peninsula, Kenai, Alaska

For many women, their wedding day is like living out their favorite childhood game of dress-up. But tiaras, princess gowns and high heels aren’t for everyone. Swap your stilettos for hiking boots and head to “Alaska’s Playground,” the Kenai Peninsula. Just a short two-hour drive from the Westmark Anchorage Hotel, the Kenai Peninsula offers a wide range of activities worthy of a honeymoon itinerary. Get out and enjoy the outdoor activities at your doorstep. Whether it is fishing, hiking or rafting that tickles your fancy, the friendly, knowledgeable staff at the tour desk will ensure you are able to experience Alaska the way you want to.

Two guests on outdoor platform of railcar admiring the Alaska scenery

No matter your Alaska honeymoon destination, there’s an element of romanticism to traveling aboard the railroad. Get to where you’re going in style as you travel by rail throughout the pristine Alaska wilderness during the summer. Grab your honey and hop aboard a luxury rail car with Gray Line of Alaska.

Planning a winter Alaska adventure? Recently named one of the top 10 U.S. travel destinations for 2013 by Lonely Planet, Fairbanks is best known for stunning views of the northern lights. Fairbanks locals say that December through March is the best time to view the aurora in its full glory. The Westmark Fairbanks Hotel is an ideal home base for those looking to experience the Golden Heart City. The staff at the Westmark Fairbanks are happy to provide a wake-up call to ensure you catch the aurora display, giving you a chance to enjoy your rest without missing middle-of-the-night spectacles in the winter skies. We can’t think of anything that’s more romantic than snuggling up next to your sweetie watching the northern lights dance above you.