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Alaska — Native arts. Mammoth glaciers. Arctic wildlife. Frontier quirk. Alaska, the 49th state, sprawls over some 571,951 square miles of terrain that includes misty fjords, colossal glaciers, temperate rain forests, sprawling tundra, and a sprinkling of charming towns and cities. For lovers of the great outdoors, it’s a destination without rival.

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For America’s “last frontier” and its heralded pristine wilderness, jaw-dropping scenery, and laid-back cities.

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Go for the Gold: 7 Gold Rush Activities in Alaska and the Yukon

December 19, 2016 by Erik Trinidad

The Klondike Gold Rush of 1898 may have taken placemore thana century ago, but history buffs can still relive it in Alaska and Canada’s Yukon Territory. There, ... Read More »


5 Reasons to Visit Alaska in Fall

October 21, 2016 by Will McGough

Due to its weather patterns and reputation for cold, Alaska has always been considered a summer destination. But maybe it’s time to give fall another look. ... Read More »


Cruise News: Book Your 2017 Alaska Cruise Now

October 19, 2016 by Fran Golden

If you're thinking about booking anAlaska cruise in 2017 and want a decent price and a good choice of ships and cabins, you ought to start planning now. The ... Read More »


Cruise News: Eco-Friendly Ships & Cruisers Stealing from the Homeless?

May 11, 2016 by Fran Golden

Here’s a quick look at what’s new this week in cruising, and how it could impact your next trip… In London, Gammel Oplandaquavit and a Viking battle-axe were ... Read More »


5 (Awesome!) Summer Road Trips

April 12, 2016 by Teresa Bitler

A road trip is the ideal all-American vacation, and summer's the time to get behind the wheel. Bonus: Gas prices are still exceptionally low, so fuel up the ... Read More »

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