Author: Jennie Flaming

10 Amazing Weekend Getaways from Vancouver

One of the wonderful things about Vancouver is the all the other amazing places that are close enough for a weekend getaway (or an addition to your Vancouver Itinerary if you’re a visitor). In just a couple hours, you can be in a completely different landscape or climate, a...

Things to do in King Salmon, Alaska

If you’re heading to King Salmon as a visitor, you’re probably planning to visit Katmai National Park or go on a fishing trip and have discovered that a visit to King Salmon is in your future! If you’re wondering how much time to spend in King Salmon, what to...

10 Quirky towns in Alaska you’ll never forget

Alaska is full of interesting towns and new experiences, epic landscapes and wildlife. But if you like quirky and unusual towns you don’t want the chance to see this unique part of Alaska. Each of these small communities is quirky in its own way, with something you won’t experience...

Is Flightseeing in Alaska worth it?

Flightseeing in Alaska is an epic experience of a lifetime, and totally worth the expense if you love epic landscapes and ice and rock and enjoy the experience of flying. If you don’t want to spend the money for flightseeing, you should feel totally fine about skipping it and...

What is the Best Month to Visit Alaska?

Planning a trip and trying to figure out the best month to visit Alaska? When will it be sunny without too many bugs? When can I see the northern lights? Ultimately, the best month to visit Alaska is whenever you can! I firmly believe after years living in Alaska...

10 Unique things to do in Tumbler Ridge, BC

Tumbler Ridge is a small community in remote Northern BC and one of the most unique places you can visit in Canada, full of geologic formations, waterfalls and dinosaur footprints so impressive it is designated a Global Geopark by the United Nations! The remote community of Tumbler Ridge takes...

Whistler to Jasper Road Trip Itinerary

British Columbia is full of unforgettable road trips with stunning mountain scenery, waterfalls, wineries and more. A road trip from Whistler to Jasper is just one of these beautiful drives! If you have time for a longer road trip, you can make an epic loop starting and ending in...

9 Interesting things to do in Dawson Creek, BC

Dawson Creek, British Columbia is known for being the start of the Alaska Highway and there are plenty of fun and interesting things to do to make this a very worthwhile stop along your drive to Alaska or the Yukon Territory. I’ve driven the Alaska Highway many times and...

Snow Lake Hike at Snoqualmie Pass

Snow Lake is one of the busiest trails in Washington State and is very popular with Seattle hikers. I don’t often recommend super busy hikes, but Snow Lake is totally worth it! I like to save this hike for late September or early October, when the fall colors on...

How to get to the Whistler Train Wreck

The Whistler Train Wreck is one of the most unique things to do in Whistler and a fascinating nature meets industry and art experience. It’s a short hike (about 1 kilometer or .6 mile) through a beautiful forest and across a new sturdy yet bouncy suspension bridge. This is...