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Alaska from A – Z

Posted on 20 January, 2015

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!

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Day Trippers’ Delight: Adventures from Anchorage by Car or Train

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.

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Farewell to 2014: A Year in Blogs

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.

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Celebrate the Shortest Day of the Year on Top of the World

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.

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6 Ways Snowshoeing Beats Standard Hiking – and How to Get Started

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

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Traveling with the Holiday Spirit

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.

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Have a Doggone Good Time with Gray Line Alaska

Posted on 20 November, 2014

Summer Dog Sled Ride in Denali

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.

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Light Up the Night: Viewing the Northern Lights with Gray Line Alaska

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.

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Five Tips and Tricks for Taking Pictures in the Snow

Posted on 29 October, 2014

Photgraphy in Alaska

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.

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Trick or Treat in the 49th State! Your Guide to a Northern Halloween

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!

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