6 Adventures to Have in Seward

In 1792, Alexander Baranof, Russian explorer and governor of Russian America, sighted and named a bay off of the Gulf of Alaska. Because the day he sighted it was Easter Sunday, he named it Resurrection Bay. The town of Seward was founded officially in 1903, named after the secretary of [...]

By |March 30, 2018|Categories: Destinations|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

7 Ways You’ll Save by Renting a Travel Van

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 [...]

By |March 14, 2018|Categories: Travel Vans|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Hike the Iditarod Trail in the Summer

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 [...]

By |March 6, 2018|Categories: Destinations, Travel Tips|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

Alaska’s Quirky Summer Festivals

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 [...]

By |February 20, 2018|Categories: Destinations|Tags: , , , , , , , , |0 Comments