The Rodeo Alaska event in Anchorage boasts a variety of competitions, but only one for toddlers. It's called mutton busting, though it's sometimes jokingly referred to as the "last legal form of child abuse."
Trapper Creek Bluegrass Festival is as close to Burning Man as you’ll find in Alaska, drawing a crowd of counter-culture, artistically minded individuals who -- it must be said -- know their way around a hallucinogen or two.
"You're on your own. Try not to die," reads one Airbnb listing near the off-the-beaten path community of McCarthy. When it comes to listings on the space-sharing site in the Last Frontier, you can go traditional -- or you can really get out there.
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