Travel and vacations are expensive, and Alaska travel is no exception. Alaska is a big, isolated place with a short summer season, and those factors combined can sometimes scare people toward destinations where the goods and services are cheaper. But the beauty and thrills that Alaska offers make it a [...]
Alaska’s iconic Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race began this weekend. Downtown Anchorage was a hive of activity, with the ceremonial start on Saturday, and then the town of Willow became the center of attention as the official restart took place on Sunday. The race is officially on, and will probably [...]
This Friday, Anchorage’s famous winter festival begins. Fur Rondy, short for Fur Rendezvous, is a wacky, 83-year tradition celebrating life and winter in the North. Before Anchorage became the metropolis it is today, it was a small town where, in the winter, hunters and trappers would bring their skins and [...]
Love is in the air this week, so we thought it was only appropriate that we discuss a few of the more romantic adventures around our neck of the woods. Even though Valentine’s Day is in February, these areas and activities are romantic any time of the year, so if [...]
We may be a little biased, but we think camping is the BEST way to see Alaska. Fortunately, a lot of other people have that idea, too, which means that there are hundreds of campgrounds all over Alaska, just waiting for you to pull in and set up camp. They [...]
One of the best features of our travel vans is the ability to enjoy a fresh cooked meal at any time. Cooking on a camp stove is just as easy as cooking at home, with a few minor differences. Here are a few tips to help inspire your next camp stove meal.