Christopher McCandless attempted something we all want to do sometimes – leave daily stresses behind and find solitude in nature. Unfortunately for McCandless, his solo vacation ended in tragedy, but his relatable and touching story has been told over and over, both in print and on film
Posted on 03 March, 2014
Posted on 19 February, 2014
Planning a trip to a new place can be a daunting task for anyone not familiar with the lay of the land. With Gray Line of Alaska’s escorted tours, guests can focus on exploring Alaska’s top destinations without the hassle or worry of coordinating all the details.
Posted on 04 February, 2014
Looking to experience more of the Last Frontier in just a day or two? Gray Line of Alaska offers day and multi-day tours chock-full of Alaska’s most notable sights and activities, including a selection of unique Alaska adventures all around the state.
Posted on 20 January, 2014
Will you be cheering for the U.S. Olympic team next month? We know we will, and while we’re at it we’ll be giving an extra round of applause for these six Alaskan Olympians competing in this year’s Winter Games!
Posted on 17 January, 2014
When choosing your 2014 vacation, we suggest grabbing your friends and family and heading north to The Last Frontier.
Posted on 06 January, 2014
Camping during Alaska’s winter is a truly magical experience. The cold air is crystal clear, the landscape is covered in untouched snow, and the northern lights are out in all their glory. Most of the wildlife is hibernating and there are no bugs in sight.
Posted on 20 December, 2013
Alaska is home to many unique traditions, quite a few of which fall into the edible variety. Traditional Alaska cuisine is heavily influenced by the plants, wildlife and seafood that are indigenous to the 49th state. Whether you consider yourself a “sourdough” or have never stepped foot in Alaska, there are many Alaska culinary traditions that you can take part in, no matter your regional latitude.
Posted on 17 December, 2013
Frank Sinatra once crooned “If I can make it there, I’ll make it anywhere.” He was referring to New York City, but we think those lines are well suited for the great state of Alaska. Alaska’s rugged landscape is an ideal setting for those who love a challenge. Even the competitions here have an unusual amount of adventure. These five outdoor adventure races will push you to your limit and make you come back for more.
Posted on 11 December, 2013
They say that a picture is worth a thousand words, and the holiday season is full of Kodak moments. With bright Christmas lights found in each town and holiday cheer being spread across the state, we have put together some of the top holiday photos from around Alaska.
Posted on 25 November, 2013
If you happen to be planning a ski trip up this winter or just need some ideas for a future winter getaway, these events and traditions in different places around the state are sure to inspire some holiday spirit in everyone.