Your Guide to Stargazing in Alaska

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Alaskans go for months during the summer without really seeing a true night sky, which means no stargazing or potential to see the northern lights. Now that colder months are here and the night sky is back, here are some of our favorite places to go stargazing.  Southcentral Flattop Mountain — Visitors and locals alike…

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Your guide to volunteering in Anchorage, Alaska

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Get in the spirit of giving this holiday season! Check out these local Alaska organizations where you can volunteer or give back this year. Bean’s Café exists to fight hunger in all ages, and there are plenty of opportunities for people to give back to the community and volunteer during the holidays. Year-round, Bean’s Café…

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Stake out your stargaze

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Spring has just started and the sunlight is coming back fast. There is still plenty of time to stake out a good stargazing location before it gets too light. Here are some of the best places to see your favorite constellations. Creamer’s Field Migratory Waterfowl Refuge Stay at Westmark Fairbanks Hotel and Conference Center to…

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Winter cocktails to warm you up this season

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Winter in Alaska can be long, but these cocktails make us feel warm and cozy even on the snowiest of days. While the weather outside is frightful, the drinks are always delightful!   Tundra Spice First up, we have a Westmark classic available at the Westmark Fairbanks’ Red Lantern Steak & Spirits. Fireball Whiskey gives…

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Alaska beaches for your dream summer vacation

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You’re probably not traveling to Alaska for a beach vacation, but did you know that the state has more miles of coastline than all other states combined? With this in mind, you might want to rethink your itinerary and plan for some beach days. We’re going to cheat and throw some lakes in here, but…

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