Some people come to Alaska seeking quite solitude in the wilderness, but others come for something completely different. The vast mountain playground of the Chugach offers thrilling adventures for those who dare. With the help of our friends at Alaska Snowboard Guides (ASG), you can participate in a once-in-a-lifetime experience.
We received some great photos for our 2015 Summer Photo Contest!! Here's a sample of what we got.
Stay tuned for the announcement of our winners.
People are now taking most of their vacation photos using their iPhones. While some of your Alaskan adventure pictures might accidentally turn out great, there are some easy things you can do to ensure that you get the best pictures possible. In honor of our Summer Photo Contest, here are some great ideas to put in to use right away.
When looking for the perfect views of Denali, most visitors stop in the quaint town of Talkeetna, Alaska. The town itself is listed on the National Register of Historic places and it is home to a local institution. The Talkeetna Roadhouse offers great food and a taste of pioneer Alaska.
When traveling to Southcentral Alaska, great food is not the first item on most people's must do list. But Homer has become quite a gourmet foodie playground on par with much larger cities. Here are some of our favorite place to dine while visiting one of the most beautiful places in the state.
Traveling north out of Anchorage, you can reach the 135-mile stretch of road running parallel to valleys carved out by the slowly receding wall of ice and snow known as the Matanuska Glacier. This spectacular panorama of Alaskan beauty offers some of the most accessible glacier viewing in the state and is an outstanding drive for both visitors and residents.
Many visitors to Alaska come with hopes of seeing the abundant wildlife. One thing our state
is known for is a large bear population. If seeing one of these majestic creatures is on your bucket
list, here are some spots on the road system that can give you the opportunity to fulfill that dream.
Alaska’s second largest city, Fairbanks is the home of a cutting edge university and a gold rush history.
While there, visitors can tour old gold mines, cruise the Chena in an historic riverboat, or visit a friendly downtown.
But don’t forget about stopping along the drive from Anchorage to Fairbanks to enjoy some unique and
A leisurely drive at your own pace through some of the world’s most beautiful scenery? That is why driving tops many peoples’ lists of favorite Alaskan activities. Wherever you go, wilderness surrounds you: mountains loom large, animals show themselves, and natural wonders are around every corner. While driving down the Alaskan highway, you can explore a side road, make discoveries, and linger for as long as you like.
Anchorage is a great base for scenic drives—it’s easy to rent a caror RV, and beautiful sites are easily accessible. The spectacular Matanuska Glacier is just a short drive away, so take the wheel and create some stories of your own.