Summer Solstice in Alaska

Midsummer in Alaska Summer solstice is the longest day of the year. To clarify, there are still 24 hours in the day, just the most daylight hours we receive on any given day in the year. And in Alaska, those daylight hours turn into what is known as the midnight sun. Where the sun shines well into the hours of the "night". So what is it like to celebrate the [...]

2022-08-03T20:37:33-07:00By |Alaska Tourism, Glacier Activities|

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. [...]

Being an Alaskan Intern

Profession in the Outdoors Each year more and more people are finding their way back to the great outdoors. Many go to adventure and explore the wilderness. And, they make the most out of whatever free time they can scramble together. Some may catch the outdoor bug on a thru hike or a vacation near wild lands. Seemingly unable to forget the relationship they have come to create. But what leads [...]

Your Day on the Ice: Ice Climbing 101

Ice Climbing 101 A MICA Guide manages the rope system while a climber ascends from glacial meltwater below Ice climbing is a wild and unique way to explore the Alaskan wilderness. Before you start there is a lot to learn. Arriving with a good idea of what to expect can help ease your worries and get you prepared for a day of adventure with MICA Guides. Arriving When you [...]

An Ice Truck Saga

A History: The MICA Mocha Ice Truck If you have ever found yourself winding down the the Matanuska Valley from the East, it isn't long before you reach mile marker 101. Beyond the reflective sign and blooms of fireweed, the black hood of an old Ford ice truck sits at rest. Although this antique automobile may be out of commission for delivering ice, the signage indicates the ice truck's new [...]

Boating Options in Prince William Sound

Boating Options in Prince William Sound The Prince William Sound is a coastal rain forest located in the Southwest region of Alaska. This area is only a couple hours from Anchorage and easily accessible from the city of Whittier. The views are stunning. Tidal glaciers and snow-peaked mountains lay in the background of any water based adventure you choose out here. Easy access leaves way for a variety of choices in [...]

Alaska Adventure Center

Welcome to Alaska Adventure Center Alaska Adventure Center is pleased to offer the most comprehensive collection of Alaska activities.  We want to find you the perfect set of activities to enjoy, so Contact Us for the best Alaska activity lineup. We want to bring you the best options for your time in Alaska. Your time is valuable, so make sure it is full of adventure! We offer Kayaking, Hiking, Glacier Activities, [...]

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