Alaska

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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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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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6 Incredible Zipline Experiences in the U.S.

June 02, 2014 by Christine Wei

It's no wonder zipline tours are more popular than ever here in the States. The sensation you get from ziplining feels like flying, and it's a manageable way for ... Read More »

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“Diaper bags make fantastic carry-on totes. They're sturdy, fit under airplane seats, and have tons and tons of pockets.”

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