Travel

The Department of Homeland Security announced a timeline for the final phase of the Real ID Act Friday, and Alaska's deadline is January 2018.Suzanna Caldwell
Our family's outdoor ethos is simple: provide opportunity. Try everything. Be an ambassador. Share. Kids don’t need luxury to be happy, nor do they need to venture far from home. Setting the pace for outdoor adventures begins with a single step. Here are a few inspirations to jump-start your new year.Erin Kirkland
There are endless variations, but it's worth it to drill down and pick a great round-the-world itinerary.Scott McMurren

Anxiety brought on by air travel is real. Airports know it. Airlines know it. Air passengers certainly know it. And it is only heightened by the increase in flights and traffic around the holidays. 

Scott Jensen

Anxiety brought on by air travel is real. Airports know it. Airlines know it. Air passengers certainly know it. And it's only heightened by the increase in flights and traffic around the holidays. 

Scott Jensen
The three largest U.S. airlines and several smaller ones are banning hoverboards because of the potential fire danger from the lithium-ion batteries that power the devices.David Koenig | Associated Press
Learn from the pros: Healthy travelers pack wet wipes, water bottles and a few more essentials.Scott McMurren

Every Saturday in December before Christmas, the Alaska Railroad ushers in the spirit of the season with round-trip rides from Anchorage to Indian on the Holiday Train.

Scott Jensen
Alaska’s temporary paper IDs don’t make the cut for airport security, TSA says -- which could mean a slower trip through airport security.Laurel Andrews