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Personal stories, travel hacks, and travel tips for the top destinations in Alaska. Check them out to get the most out of your trip!

Have you ever wanted to visit Alaska? Most people have The Last Frontier on their bucket lists, and even people who have visited before generally want to return. It’s vast and beautiful, and there’s no other place like it. One great way to enjoy and explore America’s Land of the Midnight Sun is by train, …

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Are you looking for a unique and captivating travel experience? Alaska is the perfect place to go for a once-in-a-lifetime adventure. With its majestic mountains, pristine lakes, and breathtaking wildlife, Alaska has plenty to offer. In this blog, I will provide you with an Alaska travel guide so you can make the most of your …

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Location & First Impressions Nothing beats being a stone’s throw from a major national park, especially with Denali National Park’s majestic backdrop. Pulling up to McKinley Chalet Resort is exciting for anyone who loves cabins. The resort has several buildings that blend into the forest—so well that you might be surprised that there are almost …

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Anchorage is the starting point for many adventures looking to explore the raw beauty of Alaska. It puts you in the perfect position to head north and explore epic landscapes like Denali, but also ideal for those who want to explore the southern peninsula, including charming towns like Seward and Homer and the surrounding Chugach …

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The Kenai Peninsula is one of the most beautiful places in Alaska. Located south of Anchorage, folks from all over the world flock to the peninsula to soak in those mesmerizing glacier-covered Kenai Mountains, explore the Kenai Fjords National Park and nearby areas like the Chugach National Forest, Prince William Sound, or even Fox Island. …

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When planning a vacation to the Last Frontier, visiting Wasilla, Alaska, is a must-do. This community is located on the Parks Highway between Anchorage and Fairbanks, making it easy to access and jam-packed with many fun things to do.  Wasilla is charming and scenic, with some of the best tours in Alaska, plus the Wasilla …

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If you are looking for one of the most spectacular places to visit in the United States, pack your bags and head to Homer, Alaska! This small town is located on Alaska’s Kenai Peninsula, on Kachemak Bay, just 220 miles south of Anchorage. With its year-round outdoor activities and gorgeous scenery, Homer, Alaska, is a …

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Although Alaska is vast and varied, many people automatically think of the state’s biggest city – Anchorage – when Alaska is mentioned. This makes sense; almost everyone who visits Snow City Cafe in Alaska passes through Anchorage at some point. The state’s main airport is in Anchorage. Cruise ships stop in Seward, not far from …

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A darling Alaskan town, Talkeetna is approximately two hours north of Anchorage, and many people consider it their gateway to Denali National Park. These are our favorite things to do in Talkeetna. We’ll expand on Denali National Park’s natural treasures below and show you all the fabulous things to do in Talkeetna. First of all, …

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A trip to Alaska appears on the bucket list of almost every traveler. It is our nation’s forty-ninth state and the final frontier for many people who love to travel. Everyone wants to go to Alaska, but surprisingly, few have made the trek. For many, it might be the cost of the trip.

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Alaska is a destination that appeals to all kinds of travelers. If you are one of them, searching for a scenic getaway, you might wonder which city is better to visit: Anchorage or Juneau. Well, you’re not alone! Each one is charming in its particular way. About Anchorage Anchorage is Alaska’s largest city. It sits …

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Alaska is full of wonders and wilderness, and we’ve found a cruise port that’s about as intriguing as a destination can be. If you plan to head to the Last Frontier, here is what you should know about Icy Strait Point tours, restaurants, nature trails, and more.  Most people seek to enjoy Alaska’s beauty by …

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The incredible Denali National Park and Preserve, Alaska, encompasses six million acres filled with mountains, rivers, valleys, forests, and tundras! There are tons of things to do in Denali National Park for adventure and experiences to remember for a lifetime. Denali National Park is a crown jewel of Alaska and a UNESCO World Heritage Site (rightfully so). …

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Let’s explore the wonders of Denali National Park on a self-guided Denali Jeep tour! The vast Denali National Park spreads over six million acres in Alaska. This Park is home to much of Alaska’s wildlife and fascinating geological features. You can discover most of these on a tour of the Denali Highway. With arid land, …

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When exploring Denali National Park, stay true to the wilderness experience by eschewing hotels in favor of more traditional Denali cabin rentals. Rustic-chic cabins offer a more natural refuge when it’s time to relax and unwind. Stand atop your cabin deck and sip coffee while beholding the boreal forest. Flanked on all sides by towering …

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While there are many ways to behold the captivating beauty of Alaska’s tallest peak and the paradise surrounding it, nothing beats getting an airborne perspective. I had the personal fortune of taking a glacier helicopter tour when I visited Denali National Park. It was an experience of a lifetime, and below, you’ll find a number …

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The Horseshoe trail at Denali National Park is a must-do for every visitor. Lined with towering trees, this trail offers stunning views of the Horseshoe Lake Trail Alaska. This trail is well-maintained, and you will likely encounter many other people while exploring the area. The trailhead is on Denali Park Road at Mile 1, which …

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Are you hunting for an adventurous hiking spot in Denali National Park? The Savage River Loop Trail is an excellent all-around option. From the park’s entrance, it’s only 15 miles down Denali Park Road to Savage River. While you can drive up yourself, there’s also the free shuttle available, the Savage River Shuttle. We made the …

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It can be quite tricky to figure out what to pack for an Alaskan cruise. Alaskan cruises are quite different from other cruises. With other cruises, you can expect consistent temperatures throughout the trip. Still, on an Alaskan cruise, the climate can vary dramatically, and you’ll want to be prepared for those changes and any …

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Are you looking to explore one of the world’s largest and most legendary national parks? We explored the depths of this vast national park with endless exploration. Follow our full Denali National Park itinerary to maximize your excursion. Denali National Park in Alaska is breathtaking and enormous, making trip planning here difficult. With so much …

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If you’re looking for a unique and unforgettable Alaskan experience, look no further than Fairbanks. From dogsledding through the forests to a scenic flight over the city, it features a wide range of options to satisfy multiple desires in this charming northern town. Here are our top picks for the best things to do in …

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Hotels in Fairbanks, located in Fairbanks North Star Borough, provide a home away from home to travelers seeking a place to stay in Alaska. The weather ranges from decent to extremely cold, especially in winter, and booking a place that provides warmth and comfort is ideal. Traveling is about reaching and exploring beautiful destinations and …

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Alaska is one of the most underrated places to visit in the United States, and those who take the path less traveled are met with undeniable beauty. If you’re planning a trip to Alaska, Juneau is a great place to start, especially if you’re a nature lover. Juneau is the capital city of Alaska, known …

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Alaska, this vast and rugged state, is home to some of the most beautiful and varied landscapes in North America. From Anchorage, the largest city in Alaska, to Denali, home to North America’s tallest mountain, there are plenty of places to visit in this incredible state. Alaska is a land of extreme landscapes and unique …

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