Author: Jennie Flaming

The 5 Best road trips in Alaska

If you love road trips, then you absolutely must do one of these road trips in Alaska in your lifetime! Alaska’s highways are remote and vast with absolutely spectacular scenery that makes the miles pass quickly. My top 5 Alaska road trips are all on paved roads, making them...

Anchorage to Valdez – 14 unforgettable road trip stops

Driving from Anchorage to Valdez is one of the most scenic road trips in Alaska and takes you from Alaska’s largest city to one of its most charming and quirky port towns. If you prefer, you can fly from Anchorage to Valdez, but if you like road trips this...

Hiking the Thunderbird Falls Trail near Anchorage

If you’re looking for a mellow hike near Anchorage, or place to stretch your legs on an Alaskan road trip, the Thunderbird Falls trail is an excellent option for you! A great beginner family friendly hike through the forest leading to a beautiful 200 foot waterfall is hard to...

Hiking the Root Glacier in Alaska

Hiking on the Root Glacier is one of the best experiences you can have in Alaska, for those who are willing to make the considerable effort to get to the trailhead! The stunning mountain backdrop, the blue ice, the blue pools of water, all of it is unforgettable! I...

12 Unique things to do in Valdez, Alaska

Valdez is a delightful port town in Alaska focused on fishing and day trips into Prince William Sound. One of the best things about Valdez is that not many visitors come this way, so there are plenty of things to do in Valdez that many Alaska visitors don’t get...

How to visit Katmai National Park in Alaska: Ultimate Guide

Katmai National Park is world famous for its endearing brown bears feeding at Brooks Falls, but this park is so much more than just bears! Katmai was originally protected in 1918 after an epic volcanic eruption changed the landscape of the entire area in the 1912 Novarupta volcanic eruption....

How to Visit Wrangell-St Elias National Park in Alaska: Ultimate Guide

There just aren’t enough superlatives to get an accurate description of Wrangell-St Elias National Park. The largest national park in Alaska and in the entire United States, the biggest glaciers, nine of the sixteen highest mountains in the US, and on an on. You’ll have to see it for...

Getting from Anchorage to McCarthy: All your options explained

Considering adding McCarthy and Wrangell St Elias National Park to your Alaska Itinerary, but trying to figure out how to get there? You’re not alone! Getting from Anchorage to McCarthy (or from anywhere to McCarthy) takes some research and a bit of effort, but it’s well worth it if...

The best way to day trip to Victoria BC

Victoria, BC is one of the most unique and picturesque towns in the Pacific Northwest. Despite its importance as the capital of British Columbia, Victoria’s location on Vancouver Island makes it a little more work to get to since you can only get there by boat or by plane!...