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Tag: Anchorage

Back Side of Flattop – Best way to do Anchorage’s famous hike

Flattop Mountain is Anchorage’s most famous hike and with good reason. It’s close to town, has amazing views and a big, flat top to spend some time taking in the view, hanging out with a friend and enjoying lunch. This post is about going the backway up the “backside”...

8 Reasons to Visit Alaska in Winter

When the tourists leave, the temperature drops, fall zooms by and long nights bring out the spectacular northern lights it is winter in Alaska! You might be thinking a winter visit to Alaska sounds nuts. Can you visit Alaska in winter? YES YOU CAN! I lived in Alaska for...

Best Alaska Itinerary for 5 or 10 Days

Looking for the best way to see Alaska as an independent traveler? If so, this article will tell you everything you need to know to plan an unforgettable trip to Alaska for yourself. Included in this article are five different Alaska itinerary options for 5-10 days. Some require a...

14 Interesting Things to Do in Anchorage Alaska

Anchorage makes a fantastic base camp if you’re exploring Alaska as an independent traveler. It has the least expensive flights from the rest of the country and the world, the most rental cars and lodging and the most and least expensive grocery stores. If you’re heading to Alaska, it’s...

Alaska on a Budget: 20 Ways to Save Money

Dreaming of a trip to Alaska? Need to see Alaska on a budget? This is for you! I lived in Alaska for 7 years in different parts of the state and worked in tourism, still visit regularly and I am here to help you make it happen! Alaska is...

Best Places to Eat in Alaska by Alaskans

If you’re planning a visit to Alaska, then you’ll want to know where to find the best food! Alaska excels at bakeries and seafood so make sure to fit in as many bakeries and as much seafood as possible during your trip! Pizza and beer is another frequent option...

Best Things to do in Alaska by Alaskans

I am so excited to share this post about the BEST things to do in Alaska because all these ideas are from Alaskans! These are rounded up from lots of friends in different parts of Alaska as well as my own favorites. These are all places loved by locals...
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