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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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What's New in Alaska

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Nation's Best: 8 State Fairs that Deserve a Blue Ribbon

August 28, 2014 by Teresa Bitler

It’s fair time! As we mourn the end of summer, the nation's great state fairs give us something to look forward to in the fall. And we suggest getting out your ... Read More »

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Celebrate the National Park Service's Birthday with Free Admission

August 15, 2014 by Will McGough

The National Park Service, which turns 98 this August 25, will be celebrating by waiving admission to its parks across the country on its birthday. Tagged as “ ... Read More »

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Foodie Friday: 5 Over-the-Top Regional Eats & Where to Try Them

July 18, 2014 by Christine Wei

There's no excuse like being on vacation to indulge in decadent dishes that you'd feel guilty about tucking into at home, right? Plus, eating local is part of ... Read More »

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4 Reasons You Should Go to Fairbanks, Alaska

July 11, 2014 by Kristine Hansen

Whether arriving by cruise ship or airplane, few Alaskan visitors stray from the ports around Juneau, the city of Anchorage, or the beautiful Denali National ... Read More »

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5 Ways to Avoid the Early-Summer Crowds in Alaska

June 05, 2014 by Teresa Bitler

Roughly one million people visit Alaska's ports as a part of the cruising season each year. That's a lot of people between May and September. Thankfully, there ... Read More »

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