Peterson Bay, Alaska

Our children chatter with excitement as we walk along the dock in the crisp Alaskan morning air. Climbing aboard the boat, we busy ourselves putting on life jackets and exploring the deck. In a few minutes we’re ready and the captain turns on the motor.

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Northern Lights and Other Nighttime Phenomenon - Winter in Alaska

  Contrasting Alaskan summers with hours and hours of daylight, Alaskan winters have short days and much less sun. While still light outside before hand, you don’t actually see the sun on the horizon until around 10 a.m. It will slowly crawl across the skyline until it sets around 4 p.m.There will continue to be...

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Homer Alaska Beneath the Light of the Midnight Sun

Homer Alaska is at the ‘end of the road’. Head south from Anchorage on the Sterling Highway and you’ll ultimately reach Homer, a quaint town whose population doubles or triples during the summertime with the influx of tourists.

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Sailing Kachemak Bay, Alaska

It’s summertime in Alaska, which means the days are loooong. The sun may set around 1 or 2 a.m. and rise again around 4 or 5 a.m. Long days means plenty of sunshine, and lots of energy. It’s not uncommon for us to be out enjoying nature’s beauty and say, “Maybe we should head...

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Visiting Anchorage, Alaska

Alaska is a place many people dream about visiting.  Known for the grandeur of its mountains, accessibility to wildlife - it isn’t uncommon to see moose wandering down the road or resting in a park in the middle of the city - offering the chance to hike on a glacier,...

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Alaskan Cruises on a Shoestring

So maybe you’ve been dreaming of an Alaskan cruise, but the current economic situation has given you pause.  If so, you are in good company!  Many people have curtailed longer trips, choosing to stay closer to home.  But if you are on the fence about it, here are some tips...

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