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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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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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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Twelve Hours in Anchorage

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Photo by Jorge Molina In Anchorage for a quick business trip? Break out of the board room and hit the highlights of the state’s largest city—in just one day! The First Six Hours: Morning Breakfast and Activities Start with an Alaska breakfast of reindeer sausage and eggs at our downtown location. Then head to one…

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