Most people who visit Alaska for the first time via cruise ship aren't quite sure what to expect. Alaska's reputation for being cold has many of them thinking that they'll be looking at snow-capped peaks while they cruise up the Inside Passage, but unless it's been a particular unusual winter, the snow on the mountains of the Alaskan panhandle is generally gone by the time … [Read more...]
Alaska Vacation Planning
Alaska vacation planning tips, guides, photos and videos to help make your next vacation the best possible whether it's on an Alaskan cruise or a drive to Denali.
Many scholars and scientists believe the Northern Lights were created when the Roman goddess Aurora met with Borealis, the Greek north wind. Others point to a more scientific explanation that the natural light display is caused by the collision of solar wind and magnetospheric charged particles. Whichever theory you subscribe to, this radiant spectacle is a true wonder to … [Read more...]