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In the Lower 48, Amtrak is more of a leisurely ride than a handy tool for business. The rest of the world has taken a different tack: embracing rail travel as the first option for getting around the countryside. Scott McMurren
You may have to fly to (or from) a different airport to get the best deal.Scott McMurren
Airfare sales come and go, but competition keeps rates at historic lows.Scott McMurren
Alaskans remember William Seward as the secretary of state who bought Alaska for $7.2 million, but acquiring Russian claims to America's Northwest was only one of his many important achievements.Mike Dunham
Climate change and a presidential visit turns attention to Arctic travel.Scott McMurren
Both Delta and Alaska came out with impressive PFD airfare sales last month. But something wonderful is happening: More cities now are on sale, and the fares keep dropping. Scott McMurren
This is a good year to buy airline tickets with your Permanent Fund dividend. Delta and Alaska Airlines are offering excellent fares from Anchorage, Juneau and Fairbanks to the Lower 48.Scott McMurren
Alaska hasn't looked back since while growing exponentially to become a major player in the islands' tourism industry.Dave Segal
The PFD promotional fares ease the cost of travel, while extras at the airport help make for a pleasant journey.Scott McMurren
Here are a few tips our family discovered on our first Denali National Park autumn road adventure that made the weekend go a little more smoothly. Erin Kirkland
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