The return of the night sky

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The northern lights over a lake in Alaska

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…

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5 Most Unexpectedly Walkable Cities

Posted in Westmark News

Walkable City

When you arrive at your vacation destination, it can be nice to park the car and explore on foot. Walking is a great way to really get to know the place you are visiting. That’s why it’s important to investigate the walkability of the city you are traveling to. Walkability is a combination of how…

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10 Breathtaking Pictures of Alaska

Posted in About Alaska

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Denali Denali is the highest peak in North America, 20,320 feet above sea level. The mountain is surrounded by beautiful Denali National Park, and in this picture from the north you see Wonder Lake in the foreground. Northern Lights or Aurora Borealis The natural phenomenon in the skies above the arctic region is called the…

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