4 Educational Activities for Kids in Anchorage

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Just because school is out for the summer it doesn’t mean kids (or adults) should take a break from learning. Take the classroom outdoors with opportunities all around Anchorage to learn and explore. Campbell Creek Science Center With nature-based learning activities, the Campbell Creek Science Center is a great place for kids to learn about…

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How to Visit Alaska on a Budget

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How much is a trip to Alaska? It can be expensive, but it doesn’t have to be! It’s a popular destination with most people wanting to visit in the peak of summer. For many, it’s a faraway location. Moreover, Alaska is not part of the contiguous United States, meaning shipping costs are higher. So, visitors…

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12 Fun and Free Things to do in Anchorage

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Whether you’re staying in Anchorage for an extended vacation or find yourself with a free day in your itinerary as you travel through town on to the next location, here is a roundup of fun and free things you can do in and around Anchorage for a day. Outdoor Activities There’s no cost to enjoy…

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Ice Sculptures in Anchorage & Fairbanks to See

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Snow Sculptures in Anchorage at Fur Rondy Bundle up and get ready to Rondy! Fur Rendezvous (locally known as Fur Rondy), held in downtown Anchorage every year, has a little something for everyone. Fur Rondy is a beloved 10-day festival that’s been going on since 1935 and usually includes a carnival, parade, fireworks show, sled…

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3 things to do this winter in Fairbanks, Alaska

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Fairbanks is located in the heart of Interior Alaska and is the second-largest city in the state. It is considered the coldest city in the region, with an average winter temperature of around minus 11 degrees. Luckily, even with low temperatures, there are still plenty of activities to do all winter long. Bundle up and…

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Top 10 Alaska Vacation Ideas

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The greatest challenge in planning a trip to Alaska is narrowing down your options. It’s not the worst job, mind you, but given the state’s vastness it can be daunting. To give you a hand, here’s a list of some of our favorites so you can determine the best place to vacation in Alaska. 1.…

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Our favorite Alaska children’s books

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If you want to share your wanderlust for Alaska with the children in your life, look no further than this compilation of some of our favorite Alaska-themed children’s books. You can share your dreams of traveling to Alaska with your children by introducing them to the state with this collection. Or maybe you and your…

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