Bryan Keith, a filmmaker based in Los Angeles, visited the Kenai Peninsula in June 2015 to earn his floatplane pilot rating. During his downtime, he and fellow pilot/filmmaker Shane McClafferty took the opportunity to film the incredible landscape.
There are few services in the 150-mile run between Delta Junction and Glennallen on the historic Richardson Highway, but we found decent food among the abandoned gold rush sites, relics and rumors of ghosts.Mike Dunham
For Hoonah and other Alaska Native communities, cultural tourism can offer a good source of jobs and revenue. But adding dance performances, cooking demonstrations and historical tours to the fabric of a village economy raises questions not normally faced by hotels or fish-and-chip shops.
For Hoonah and other Alaska Native communities, cultural tourism can offer a good source of jobs and revenue. But adding dance performances, cooking demonstrations and historical tours to the fabric of a village economy raises questions not normally faced by hotels or fish-and-chip shops.Jeannette Lee Falsey
This is the most remote run the Alaska ferry system makes. Every two weeks between May and September, the 51-year-old Tustemena leaves Seldovia for the 900-or-so-mile run to Dutch Harbor, stopping at Homer, Kodiak, Chignik, Sand Point, King Cove, Cold Bay, False Pass and Akutan along the way.Erin McKittrick
Reaching the top of Mount Baldy on a Sunday afternoon, a group of children posed for a photo alongside the American flag posted there and then promptly asked a chaperoning mother/iPhone photographer what was on the menu.
The Inside the Slide Trail lies within the maze of social trails at Earthquake Park. It’s a half-mile long and just freshened up by Youth Employment in Parks (YEP) with 10 new interpretive signs explaining the impact of the 1964 earthquake on that part of west Anchorage, especially the massive earth slide that stretched for about a mile.
While Alaska doesn’t have a specific model for outdoor education beyond the realm of field trips during the school year, a statewide collection of nature centers and outdoor-themed facilities strive to reach both resident and visiting families.Erin Kirkland