June 2017

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Eight Things You May Not Know About Fall in Alaska

Summer may be peak travel season, but have you considered the allure of visiting Alaska during the fall? A visit during September or October means you can enjoy smaller crowds, great deals on lodging and tours and some unusual sights that you won’t see during any other time of year. Here are eight things you might not know about the unique charms of Alaska’s fall shoulder season:

Its timing varies throughout the state

Alaska is so big that weather systems—and tour schedules—can vary widely throughout the state. If you’re visiting Denali National Park, expect most tourist services to wrap up at the end of August. In the rest of Southcentral and Interior Alaska, tourist activities typically run through mid-September, while in Alaska’s Inside Passage the most popular attractions can extend into October. Read More

a brown bear in Katmai National Park & Preserve
FEATURED SAMPLE TRIP:
Wildlife Viewing from Any Vantage Point

Your five-day journey kicks off with world-class fishing on the Kenai Peninsula, then winds into Homer to behold eagles, whales and halibut, and wraps up in the Katmai National Park and Preserve for a close-up view of Kodiak brown bears. Read More

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Moose Crossing - submitted by Karen Runge

"Moose Crossing" - submitted by Karen Runge

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