Author: Jennie Flaming

How to Visit Mendenhall Glacier near Juneau

Juneau’s Mendenhall Glacier is one of the most well known glaciers in Alaska and an absolute must do when visiting whether it’s a port call on a cruise or a longer visit to Juneau on your own. This is the only glacier you can drive to in Southeast Alaska...

10 Best Summer hikes near Seattle according to a Seattleite

Seattle has some of the best summers in the entire United States. Lots of sun once summer actually gets going in July, warm days but usually not hot, no humidity, 16 hours of daylight and generally good air quality. Take this ideal weather and add in a backdrop of...

Easton Ridge Trail Guide – A hidden gem on I-90

Looking for a stunning view hike near Seattle with plenty of shade and no crowds? Easton Ridge may just be the hike for you! I’m a born and raised Seattleite and a hiker my whole life and this is my personal favorite hike along the I-90 corridor. At 6.5 miles...

Review of the Talkeetna Alaskan Lodge

The Talkeetna Alaskan Lodge is a wonderful place to stay near Talkeetna, with epic views of Denali and the rest of the Alaska range, delicious food and a shuttle that goes into town during the day. it’s a great place to stay if you’re in Talkeetna and makes a...

K2 Aviation Denali Flightseeing with Glacier Landing Review

A flightseeing tour is an incredible way to experience Alaska and one of the best ways to experience Denali National Park and Alaska’s glaciers. This enormous land really needs a flight over roadless wilderness or an epic road trip to start to really understand it. If you’re considering a...

Top 10 things to do in funky Talkeetna, Alaska

Talkeetna, Alaska is a small community with a super funky mountain vibe. It’s one of the quirkiest and most unique places in Alaska and is absolutely worth a visit, especially if you’re on a road trip from Anchorage to Fairbanks. I’m a former Alaskan and I still spend many...

26 Glaciers Cruise Review – Best Glacier experience in Alaska

The 26 Glaciers cruise in Whittier is the best glacier experience you can have in Alaska and one of the best tours overall. I know this is a bold statement, but as a former Alaskan, frequent Alaska traveler and tour guide I have experienced a lot of tours and...