Spring time is a relatively short season in Alaska. The cold of winter seems to last forever, then before you know it, the snow is melted and the flora of south central AK is growing. One barely notices this transformation because of mild temperatures and lots of rain, which is ...Read More
Face it, mom has taken care of you and put up with you for as long as you’ve been around. This includes making you countless breakfasts, lunches and dinners not to mention snacks, birthday cakes and holiday meals. Sunday May 12 pay her back with a brunch at Alyeska Resort’ ...Read More
Alyeska Resort and Midnight Sun Brewing Co. are hosting a special beer dinner at the Aurora Bar & Grill. The evening will be featuring five beers paired with Chef James Davison’s four-course dinner. Space is limited! The Menu Greet Beer Snowshoe White Belgian Wit Alaskan Fried Oyster Fallen Angel Belgian ...Read More
Kenai Fjords National Park lies to the southeast of Anchorage on the Kenai Peninsula. This is a land where the ice age still lingers, and creatures such as ice worms, bears, sea otters, and whales make their home here. Kenai Fjords National Park was established in 1980 by the Alaska National Interest Lands Conservation Act. The park covers an area of approximately 1,760 square miles and is located near the town of Seward. The park is named for the numerous fjords carved by glaciers moving down the mountains from the ice field. The field is the source of at least 38 glaciers, the largest of which is Bear Glacier.
Exit Glacier is the most accessible feature of the park, and the Harding Icefield is the most dominant. The Harding Icefield is one of the largest ice fields in the United States. Visitors are encouraged to take a cruise or flight to experience the park. Ample hiking and kayaking opportunities are also available.
For more information, visit the National Park Service website.