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Alaska Tips

History

Russian Orthodox church in Dutch Harbor

Russian whalers and fur traders established the first white settlement in Alaska in 1784 on Kodiak Island and later named it Sitka.

Much of the Russian influence still remains in...

Winter Activities

Alaska is home to incredible cross-country skiing

– Heliski in the mountains surrounding Valdez
– Downhill ski and snowboard at Alyeska Ski Resort, Alpenglow or Hilltop Ski Area near Anchorage
– Play snowshoe softball or go...

Chilkoot Trail

Chilkoot Trail - Summit of Chilkoot Pass

A Southeast Alaska Inside Passage vacation would not be complete without learning about its fascinating Gold Rush history. While hiking either all or part of the Chilkoot Trail just outside...

Wildlife

Polar bears are found in the northernmost reaches of Alaska

Thousands of caribou migrate through the Brooks Range area each year. They travel through millions of acres of wilderness park lands in the Cape Krusenstern National Monument, Kobuk Valley National...