From Fairbanks to Wrangell, families have been running charter, tour and recreation businesses in the state for decades.
Accommodations in Katmai National Park fill up fast, but there are bear-viewing options out of Homer, Kodiak and Juneau, among other locations.
While the flights may be more attractive to some travelers, there are still considerations for maximizing value on a trip.
Travel columnist Scott McMurren says this is the time to cash in miles and be creative when booking.
On a visit to Sicily, Alaska travel columnist Scott McMurren’s wife and brother-in-law searched for their family history.
Many ships are sailing at less than full capacity and for some travelers, they may offer better value.
Travel columnist Scott McMurren shares his best practices for how to deal with last-minute flight changes.
Residents can enjoy a number of specials and deals on stays, tours and cruises.
Cruises are available in Valdez and Seward as well as riverboat and train rides.
As of May 31, guests will have to cover rental costs even if the cancellation was because of the coronavirus.
A number of factors have contributed to the increases, from labor shortages and the pandemic to increased demand and fuel prices.
Americans are rethinking long-awaited vacations as travel costs rise almost everywhere.
Debroah Green and Ken Wilkenson used bargain tickets to South Africa to help curate a trip to remember.
While jet fuel costs and flight demand are pushing fares up, competition is keeping them in check, according to travel columnist Scott McMurren.
Travelers can earn Alaska Airlines miles when they fly on Air Tahiti Nui. But the big question is this: How many frequent flyer miles will it take to get a ticket from Alaska to Tahiti?
For Finns, lifestyle, not material wealth, is the key to happiness. Also access to basic amenities.
Many carriers are planning to bring back flights that usually run this time of year, but other flights are being changed or canceled.
How to relax at busy airports, from packing and parking to check-in and security.
There are also options to travel to Africa with a variety of destinations and fares.
Whether you’re in Whittier, Homer or Juneau, there are plenty of early springtime options.
We spoke to travel experts about how to navigate those flashy sales and promotions, and how to increase your chances of finding a deal no matter what.
The 16 distinct national wildlife refuges throughout the state offer adventurous travelers unparalleled opportunities to get close to nature.
Also, Holland America Line is inviting travelers to pen a love letter to Alaska as part of a contest in which 10 winners will be offered suite accommodations on one of their ships this summer.