Native Flora and Fauna of Alaska

Indigenous Flora and Fauna of Alaska In Alaska, there is an abundance of flora and fauna. And there are a handful of reasons for that; this region is a major migration point for many species to find ample supply of food source, negate predators or inhospitable conditions, give birth, and to raise their young. Some species visit for a short amount of time, others migrate to [...]

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Alaska State Parks: South Central Region

Alaska is well known for its stunning natural beauty and boasts eight National Parks across the state. In addition to these national parks and preserves, Alaska has an abundance of State Parks scattered across the state as well. Now, I understand that 'State Park' might not have the same ring as 'National Park'. You don't want to overlook these state parks during your next trip. Being as big as it is, [...]

Alaskan Rail Systems

The Alaska Railroad Trains had been around for almost a century by the time Alaska got its first railroad in 1903. The Alaskan wilderness has never been easy to navigate, so the founding of the Alaska Railroad helped to connect various parts of Alaska and has grown into a great recreational and commercial transportation option. The history of the Alaska Railroad was full of interesting obstacles. History The [...]

The Magnetism of Whales and the Northern Lights

Once August comes around in Alaska folks start to notice that the nights become increasing longer and welcome back the sights and awe of the Aurora Borealis. The Northern Lights shine during all the seasons, and due to the long summertime hours and midnight sun, you can best observe them from August till April in Alaska. These lights put on magnificent displays of greens, pinks, violets, and whites that dance [...]

Elopement in Alaska

When it comes to getting married, it isn't always as simple and sweet as we would hope for. With all the planning, scheduling, organizing, keeping face for the family differences, and over these past couple years, countless cancellations and rescheduling, getting married has become a bit more daunting than usual. And while all that is very true and real, it seems a new life has sprung out of this chaos. [...]

Exploring the Seward Highway

Alaska is made up of millions of acres set for public use. And there is no shortage of ethereal and connective experiences out here. However, many locations can be very remote and require an extensive plan for transportation just to reach them. There are some road stretches in Alaska that can offer this amazing experience, without the logistical hassle. All from traveling down a well established highway. One of our [...]

Bird Watching in Alaska

Alaska Birding Alaska is known for it's paramount wildlife sightings. Specifically, it's superb bird watching opportunities and for a variety of reasons. We are going to explore just why Alaska offers such an exciting stage for viewing hundreds of species of birds. And, how to get to the best Alaskan bird watching sites in the 'Last Frontier'. Migratory and Residential Birds So what is it that draws in millions of birds [...]

Top Winter Activities in Alaska

Alaska Winter Activities Willing to bear the cold and short daylight hours for a bit of that Alaskan grandeur? If so, you are in for some exclusive exploration. Since Alaska only has a fraction of the visitors in the winter as in the summer you are sure to enjoy a more private experience. We've traversed the cold for you and have gathered a list of the top winter activities [...]

Snowmobiling the Alaskan Wilderness

Snowmobiling in Alaska is a one of a kind experience. The wide open spaces of untouched snow for you to throttle across, reaching from mountains to glaciers in just minutes. This snow sport can help you connect thousands of miles of trails all while taking in some epic Alaskan winter scenery. Alaska has millions of acres of public land to explore and lots to see by snowmobile specifically. Whenever you head [...]

Traveling with Large Groups: A Guide

Traveling with Large Groups in Alaska Big Destinations for Big Groups For such a large state, some people decide to travel around Alaska in a large group. It makes sense, it’s somewhere many people have not been, and it has vast wilderness many have never seen. Therefore, traveling in a large group can be a great idea. However, to keep things running smoothly you should be prepared and organized. Being prepared [...]

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