We’ve put together this handy list of one activity idea per each letter of the alphabet. Of course, there are more than 26 incredible things to do in the North, but this checklist should get you moving in the right direction!
Posted on 20 January, 2015
Posted on 08 January, 2015
Just because you’re in Anchorage doesn’t mean you’re anchored down. The stunning scenery of Alaska beckons you to take a day trip – by car or by train—to a nearby dream destination. Here are our top picks for soaking up the only-in-Alaska sights, all within a day’s drive or ride from Anchorage.
Posted on 06 January, 2015
It’s been a fantastic year of blogging here at Gray Line Alaska. From summer festivals and Alaska’s Olympic athletes to local flora and fauna, we took you all over the North and beyond in 2014.
Posted on 20 December, 2014
We like summer solstice as much as the next person, but we also think winter solstice should get more credit. Thought there is a different kind of vibe to the shortest day of the year, it brings with it just as many reasons to celebrate.
Posted on 17 December, 2014
Winter in Alaska offers a vast range of options to frolic in the snow, from ice fishing to dogsledding and everything in between. One of our perennial winter favorites—and a Native Alaska tradition dating back thousands of years—is snowshoeing
Posted on 15 December, 2014
With Hanukah, Christmas and a new year not far away, most winter travel plans have already been made. But it's not too late to add some holiday fun to your plans! If you happen to be in Alaska or Yukon, we have some good news, there is no better place to be this holiday season.
Posted on 20 November, 2014
In Alaska, dog sledding was once a necessity for survival, essential for transportation of supplies and mail to rural communities in the 1960s. Today, dog mushing and sled dog races have evolved into Alaska’s premier winter sport and a fantastic adventure for anyone eager to give it a go.
Posted on 07 November, 2014
The northern lights, nature’s ultimate light show, are caused by the collision of charged electrons and protons from the sun with particles in our atmosphere. And yet, even knowing there is a very logical explanation for the gleaming lights prancing across the heavens, when you see them in person it’s just pure magic.
Posted on 29 October, 2014
From point-and-shoot photographers to serious amateurs, a snowy scene brings out the Ansel Adams-wannabe in all of us. And nowhere more so than in Alaska that inspires with breathtaking landscapes and unexpected moments. Read on to find out some hints and tips about snapping snowy photos.
Posted on 20 October, 2014
One must be truly dedicated to trick or treat in Alaska. This is one holiday where Alaskan kids have it a little harder than tots in warmer climates!