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Alaska

How to Make the Most of the Summer Daylight in Alaska
Adventure Travel & Sports / Alaska / Eco Travel

How to Make the Most of the Summer Daylight in Alaska

With over 20 hours of daylight, summer is by far the most popular time to visit Alaska. But you can get away from the cruise ship crowds to catch the… Read More…

Voluntourism Spotlight: How to Cruise with A Purpose in Alaska
Alaska / Cruise Travel / Eco Travel / USA / Voluntourism

Voluntourism Spotlight: How to Cruise with A Purpose in Alaska

What’s the latest trend in cruise shore excursions? Turns out it just might be voluntourism. Cruise voluntourism has hands-on options in the Caribbean and Canada, but you’ll find some of… Read More…

Alaska Travel: Avoiding the Big Cruises & Finding New Adventures
Alaska / Cruise Travel / Destinations / Eco Travel / Travel News / USA

Alaska Travel: Avoiding the Big Cruises & Finding New Adventures

Think Alaska is only accessible from a large cruise ship? Guess again. We sent contributor Lilit Marcus to Southeast Alaska to see if she can recreate the standard shore excursion… Read More…

Window Seat or Aisle Seat: Traveling with Tots & Teens
Adventure Travel & Sports / Alaska / Eco Travel / Family/Kids Travel / Mexico & Central America / South / Travel News / USA / Window Seat or Aisle Seat

Window Seat or Aisle Seat: Traveling with Tots & Teens

Struggling to find summer travel ideas that suit kids of all ages? In her Window Seat or Aisle Seat column this month Kerri Zane, author of It Takes All 5:… Read More…

Voluntourism Spotlight: The DOT’s New York Summer Streets
Adventure Travel & Sports / Alaska / Cultural Immersion / Entertainment / Northeast / Voluntourism

Voluntourism Spotlight: The DOT’s New York Summer Streets

New York is notorious for its summer heat, but did you know that every August the streets are yours? In fact, for three Sundays in a row they are officially… Read More…

Former Sen. Ted Stevens Dies in Alaska Plane Crash
Airlines & Airports / Alaska / Plane Crashes / Travel News

Former Sen. Ted Stevens Dies in Alaska Plane Crash

Former U.S. Senator Ted Stevens (R-Alaska) and four others were killed Monday morning when a DeHavilland DHC-Z3T Otter floatplane collided into a remote Alaskan mountainside on Monday afternoon. The four… Read More…

Spring Fishing Guide, Pt. 2: Five More Top Fishing Destinations
Adventure Travel & Sports / Alaska / California / USA / Water sports / West

Spring Fishing Guide, Pt. 2: Five More Top Fishing Destinations

In part one of our spring fishing guide, we uncovered some East Coast and tropical getaways for the discerning angler. This week, Adam Popescu investigates some of the top fishing… Read More…

Alaska

Traveling for the Northern Lights

You may have heard about traveling seeing the Northern Lights on their trip of a lifetime. But guess what? You don’t necessarily have to travel far to experience this phenomenon.

Small-Ship Cruising Expeditions to Alaska and Beyond
Adventure Travel & Sports / Alaska / Cruise Travel / Hiking & Biking / Luxury Travel / National Parks / Senior Travel / USA

Small-Ship Cruising Expeditions to Alaska and Beyond

If you enjoy floating casinos and Lido decks, a small-ship cruise may not be for you. On the other hand, if you enjoy access to harbors and coastlines where the… Read More…

Volcanoes & Travel: Alaska’s Mount Redoubt Erupts, Airport Shut Down
Alaska / Natural Disasters / USA

Volcanoes & Travel: Alaska’s Mount Redoubt Erupts, Airport Shut Down

Volcano chasers beware: Better hold off on checking out Alaska’s Mount Redoubt because you might have difficulty getting into Anchorage airport. Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport was closed Saturday after… Read More…

Mush! Iditarod 2009 Dog Sled Race Starts in Alaska
Alaska

Mush! Iditarod 2009 Dog Sled Race Starts in Alaska

The 37th annual Iditarod, the 1,100-mile dog sled race that traverses the roadless wilderness of Alaska, began Sunday with 67 teams. After a celebratory sprint around Anchorage on Saturday amid… Read More…