5 Alaska Drinks for This Winter

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During the chilly and dark months of winter, Alaskans like to get a little creative with their drinks. Here are some of our favorite seasonal drinks, each with a special twist. Westmark feature: Hot Peppermint Patty – A favorite at Westmark hotels, this sweet, seasonal beverage is the perfect nightcap on a chilly Alaska night.…

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10 Activities in Fairbanks for Families

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No need to leave the kids at home for a trip to Fairbanks. Not only will it be memorable for the Alaska beauty and wildlife, but for the great activities that are designed for families visiting the state’s second-largest city. Fairbanks has plenty of activities that will make for favorite family travel memories for years…

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3 Haunted Places In Alaska

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Some visit Alaska in hopes of finding glaciers, mountains and wildlife. Others are looking for something a little more off the beaten path, and some might even be seeking out the supernatural. Whether you’re planning a ghost tour of the 49th state or are just a little curious, here are a few notorious ghost stories…

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Alaska for Kids: The Best Hands-On Nature Experiences for the Whole Family

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Alaska has a lot to offer travelers of all types, from the rugged mountain man to the animal obsessed youngster. Stunning landscapes, adrenaline-pumping adventures, abundant wildlife, and fascinating cultural experiences await its visitors. But with so many unique activities to choose from, it can be hard to find balanced activities that everyone will enjoy. We’ve…

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12 Hours in Fairbanks, Alaska

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You’re lucky enough to visit Alaska’s second-largest city – situated at the gateway to Alaska’s interior – but maybe you don’t have time to wander the backcountry. Even if you’ve only got a day to spend in this historic, culturally vibrant town, here are a few of the can’t miss activities you’ll want to plan…

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Weekend at Westmark: Dawson City

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Even locals will admit the journey to the Yukon’s Dawson City is not for the faint of heart. But is it worth it? Our answer is absolutely yes! There is every reason to get excited about a trip to Dawson City, whether it’s to attend the upcoming Dawson City International Gold Show taking place the…

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