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How Our Favorite Animals Survive the Alaska Winter

Posted on 20 January, 2016

Creatures native to Alaska – from the tiny wood frog to the lumbering muskox – have clever survival tools for getting through the long cold season. As we hunker down for the winter and break out the snowshoes, we’ve decided to share some ways our Alaska animals cope with the cold. 

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Alaska Christmas tree lights up the U.S. Capitol

Posted on 30 December, 2015

Every year at Christmastime, one tree is selected from a national forest in the United States to be the official U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree, or “The People’s Tree,” in Washington D.C. This year marks the 51st anniversary of the tradition and the selected tree was harvested from the Chugach National Forest in Southcentral Alaska.

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5 Tips for Photographing the Northern Lights

Posted on 24 November, 2015

Many professional photographers spend their entire careers perfecting their techniques for shooting the aurora, but after implementing these tips, you’ll be well on your way to taking award-winning photos of Alaska’s most breathtaking natural phenomenon. 

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Whittier: Living Indoors in Alaska

Posted on 10 November, 2015

Did you know there’s a town almost entirely contained in one building just down the road from Anchorage? While Whittier residents do spend time outside, living and working together in one residential and commercial structure is a far cry from other typical Alaska housing. Here’s a look at Whittier residents’ favorite parts of living in their town.

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Skate your Way Through the Last Frontier

Posted on 02 November, 2015

Lace up those blades and get ready to channel your inner Michelle Kwan at some of our favorite Alaska skating spots.

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Why 2016 is the Year to Cross Alaska Off Your Bucket List

Posted on 27 October, 2015

Glaciers, mountains and wildlife will hold their appeal for years to come, but we're here to tell you why 2016 is the year to finally cross traveling to Alaska off your list.

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Why Denali is Best Experienced on the Back of an ATV

Posted on 07 October, 2015

At six million acres, Denali National Park is so expansive that one of the best ways to cover the most ground is on the back of a four-wheeler. Driving your own ATV lets you while also having a blast cruising through the picturesque landscapes. Here’s why an ATV adventure tour might be the best option for your Denali visit.

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What’s your Alaska Spirit Animal?

Posted on 29 September, 2015

Take this short quiz to find out which furry, feathered or finned creature is your Alaska spirit animal.

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All About Alaska Blueberries

Posted on 23 September, 2015

If Alaska had a state fruit, our guess is that it would probably be the wild blueberry. Nutritious and delicious, blueberries are almost as much fun to pick as they are to eat.

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Packing for an Alaska Train Ride

Posted on 31 August, 2015

Traveling around Alaska by trail is one of the most memorable ways to experience the 49th state – you’ll travel through Alaska’s famous mountain valleys and likely spot wildlife from the rails. You’ll want to keep your camera – as well as a few essentials – at your side to have the most comfortable train ride across the Great Land.

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