Author: Jennie Flaming

Alaska Helicopter Tours Knik Glacier Landing Review

Flightseeing is an incredible way to experience Alaska and one of the best ways to experience Alaska’s glaciers. This enormous land is just begging to be seen from the air to fully appreciate its vastness and Knik Glacier is the perfect place to do it. Alaska Helicopter Tours provides...

Ginkgo Petrified Forest State Park Trail Guide

Looking for a unique and uncrowded experience for a day outdoors in Washington’s dry and sunny landscape along the Columbia River? If so, Ginkgo Petrified Forest State Park is the ideal place to explore and see petrified wood – Washington’s state gem! Filled with unique history and geology, this...

Visiting Matanuska Glacier: Your two best options

Matanuska Glacier is the easiest glacier to get to in Alaska that you can actually walk on – no flight or long gravel road to get there! This makes it one of the most popular glaciers to visit in Alaska and while you can see it from the Glenn...

Fairbanks to Dawson City Road Trip Guide – Top of the World Highway

Driving from Fairbanks to Dawson City is one of my favorite road trips ever. It’s incredibly scenic and remote with lots of big open vistas and very few travelers. I’ve done this drive many times and even updated this section of highway for the Milepost. I’ll share some things...

Fairbanks to Valdez Road Trip Guide

The Richardson Highway from Fairbanks to Valdez is my favorite highway in Alaska and this is a road trip route much less traveled by visitors to Alaska. It’s a busy highway by Alaska standards, but lots and lots of wide open landscapes and quirky stops. If that sounds like...

5 Things to Consider before visiting Alaska in Fall

Five things to consider before deciding if visiting Alaska in Fall is right for you, including if it's a good time to see the Northern Lights, Fall colors and ups and downs of fall Alaska cruises...

Top 10 Glacier Experiences in Alaska from an Alaska Guide

Is seeing Alaska’s glaciers a must do on your Alaska trip? People from all over the world come for epic glacier experiences in Alaska but it can be hard to sort through so much information about so many beautiful glaciers and ways to see them. I’m here to help...

Five Things you must Pack for Alaska in Winter

Planning a visit to Alaska in winter to see the Northern Lights and experience the magic of deep winter? I lived in Fairbanks for many years and still visit frequently, usually at least once each winter. I’ve learned everything there is to know about what to pack for Alaska...