The number one place to visit, according to many Alaskans, is the town of Seward. There are so many interesting places in Alaska, but while our two daughters were here we wanted to focus on some of the best areas. Seward turned out to be an excellent choice. One thing to keep in mind is … Continue reading Seward Alaska – “Alaska Starts Here!”
Not all summer days in Alaska are sunny; there are many overcast and rainy ones, too. Although the weather is not always ideal, we have learned not to let it dampen our spirits. One thing that always brightens our day is spending time with our family! We are excited that our daughters flew into Anchorage … Continue reading Wet and Wild Alaska
From Denali, we made our way south to the Wasilla/Palmer, Alaska area this week. It is only about 45 minutes from Anchorage and we needed to have a repair done (glow plugs 4&5) on the Silver Fox, to do tons of laundry, to go shopping, fill the water tank, and to find an RV dump. … Continue reading No, We Haven’t Seen Sarah Palin
South of Denali State Park is the little town of Talkeetna. It is the location of an Alaska Railroad stop, the air taxis for Denali climbers, and the park ranger station for those climbing the mountain. The extreme weather on Denali is a true test for climbers, but even so over 1000 register each year … Continue reading Talkeetna
A place that you probably have not heard of is Denali State Park. While adjoining the National Park of the same name, it is less frequently visited as mountain seekers wiz by it while traveling the Parks Highway. Ironically the views of the Denali Mountain are superb from this park since you are able to … Continue reading The National Park has a Little Brother
The forecast hasn’t been great and our first bus trip into the park was wildlife wonderful but lacking in distant mountain views. Of course, one of the bucket list items is to see Denali itself. Unfortunately, many visitors do not see Denali during their visit as it is not completely visible that many days in … Continue reading The Mountain is Out!
This campground is one of my favorites so far on our Alaska trip. Yes, it is dry camping with only trash cans, pit toilets, and a few water spigots. There is a camp host located at the entrance, but we have not seen them. It is laid out very nicely and, in spite of some … Continue reading Teklanika Campground Review, Denali National Park