Alaska Travel

Barrow slowly eases into winter as days become shorter and snow makes an appearance in late September. Here's a tour of the nation's northernmost town.

Erik Hill
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

Gold Cord Lake is nestled in the Talkeetna Mountains near Independence Mine in Hatcher Pass. 

Suzanna Caldwell
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

The University of Alaska Museum of the North opened an exhibit dedicated to dinosaurs in Alaska in May. It has teeth, skeletons and tracks of the extinct reptiles and their contemporaries that have never been seen by the public before. “Expedition Alaska: Dinosaurs” is the first show of its kind at the museum and, as such, “fairly monumental,” said Earth sciences curator Patrick Druckenmiller.

Mike Dunham
The dominant political message in Alaska may be about economics, but Obama consistently focused primarily on the environment during his trip, frustrating some politicians but bringing crucial truths into the public eye.Dermot Cole
OPINION: Anchorage is ready to play its part in the wise opening of the Arctic region.Mayor Ethan Berkowitz

If you’re anything like me – condolences, by the way – you will be mesmerized by a sight about 1.5 miles short of the parking lot at Eklutna Lake. Rochelle’s Ice Cream Shop, located just off the two-lane road to the lake, is a spell-binding vision to any ice cream junkie. It also doubles as tasty motivation to polish off the hike up and down Twin Peaks Trail: After elevation pains, you can savor sweet gains.


Doyle Woody

Art Wolfe, host of the PBS series "Travels to the Edge," was leading a workshop in Katmai National Park when he experimented with his GoPro and captured video of bright-red sockeye salmon. 

Alaska Dispatch News

Flying in Denali National Park and Preserve today is characterized by a sense of collaboration and information sharing that has brought a small group of companies and pilots together.

Alaska Dispatch News