End of the season, it is sad to think of the end of anything, but I always try to see the bright side. Here are my top 5 favorites for the end of the Season – in no particular order -
Among the many things to do in Alaska there are some MUST DO things in this state that should be included in your itinerary. In the most popular destinations like Anchorage, Seward, Denali and Fairbanks, we will list for you, the top attractions for you to make your vacation unique among all others. Continue reading
I was born in Alaska, and I’ve lived here all my life, so I’ve had enough time to experience Alaska’s ups and downs. There are lots of reasons to love Alaska. I love the peace of Alaska, and I just can’t imagine living in a big city. I love having woods, and trails all around me, and just being able to disappear into them. I love being surrounded by mountains; as if protected by great walls, in a world apart Continue reading
You’re planning your Alaska Vacation and want to see the magnificent sights in Alaska, as well as the vast array of wildlife the Last Frontier has to offer. But how can you fit Moose, Lynx, Caribou, Bears and many other popular animals without trekking all over the state? The Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center is your place to go. They host all kinds of Alaskan animals ranging from Black Bears to Eagles to Musk Ox.
Located in near the scenic Portage Glacier, just outside of Anchorage this little animal haven puts you up close and personal with animals. The center takes in orphaned or otherwise ‘at-risk’ animals and raises them to health and releases them back, or in some cases, allow them to live in the habitat provided to them by the AWCC staff and supporters.
Upon entrance into the center you are able to see Moose wandering around the gated areas. The center is open year round, and a schedule is available here. Don’t hesitate to ask the staff questions about the animal’s histories, names, and circumstances! You may be surprised at what you hear! Continue reading
Denali Cabins is readying to open its doors. The Denali Park Road is melting away steadily, and wildlife is being spotted coming out of hibernation. Moose lumber into the plains, and caribou are heading back inland to graze on the new grasses and moss. Migratory birds are arriving daily by the thousands. Trumpeter swans, Canadian Geese, Sandhill Cranes, and eagles are taking perches in the still bare trees. Continue reading