Archive for Category: "Alaska"
Think Alaska is only accessible from a large cruise ship? Guess again. We sent contributor Lilit Marcus to Southeast Alaska to see if she can recreate the standard shore excursion with a series of day trips and small-ship adventures. The 49th state can be a difficult one to love. The climate is constantly changing and [...]
Struggling to find summer travel ideas that suit kids of all ages? In her Window Seat or Aisle Seat column this month Kerri Zane, author of It Takes All 5: A Single Mom’s Guide to Finding the REAL One, on sale now, examines vacation experiences that work for tots and teens. Find out some new [...]
New York is notorious for its summer heat, but did you know that every August the streets are yours? In fact, for three Sundays in a row they are officially shut down as part of the Department of Transportation’s Summer Streets program. Find out how you can not only attend, but volunteer at the event [...]
Former U.S. Senator Ted Stevens (R-Alaska) and four others were killed Monday morning when a DeHavilland DHC-Z3T Otter floatplane collided into a remote Alaskan mountainside on Monday afternoon. The four other passengers who died with Stevens were the plane’s pilot, Theron Smith, attorney and lobbyist, William Phillips Sr., telecommunications SVP, Dana Tindall, and her 16-year-old [...]
In part one of our spring fishing guide, we uncovered some East Coast and tropical getaways for the discerning angler. This week, Adam Popescu investigates some of the top fishing finds in the West. From sunny California to wild Alaska, there are plenty of places to travel to for great fishing experiences.
You may have heard about traveling seeing the Northern Lights on their trip of a lifetime. But guess what? You don’t necessarily have to travel far to experience this phenomenon.
If you enjoy floating casinos and Lido decks, a small-ship cruise may not be for you. On the other hand, if you enjoy access to harbors and coastlines where the big ships can’t go, allowing you to go kayaking to get up close and personal with calving glaciers, viewing bears or hiking 200-foot summits, a [...]
Volcano chasers beware: Better hold off on checking out Alaska’s Mount Redoubt because you might have difficulty getting into Anchorage airport. Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport was closed Saturday after a series of eruptions from Mt. Redoubt sent ash shooting up to 65,000 feet into the sky. Alaska Airlines was forced to cancel more than [...]