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A Brief History of Denali National Park

by ATJ Posted in The Alaska Experience Blog
Grizzly Bear in Denali National Park
A Brief History of Denali National Park They call Denali the crown jewel of the north for a reason. There is a lot to learn about the park’s creation, why they changed the name from “Mount McKinley” to “Denali,” and more. We explore the most interesting aspects of this fabled...  Read More

Everything You Need to Know About Exploring Ice Caves in Alaska

by ATJ Posted in The Alaska Experience Blog
Exploring Ice Caves in Alaska
There are many stunning ice caves to explore in Alaska. Read this blog post to learn which ice caves to visit, how to visit them, as well as safety precautions to take. So, what’s an ice cave? Glad you asked! If you want to start exploring the majestic ice caves...  Read More

7 Tips for Seniors Traveling to Alaska

by ATJ Posted in The Alaska Experience Blog
Senior Couple Visiting Alaska
Finally retired and ready to explore? Alaska is an excellent place for seniors to travel. Read our tips here to have a trip even your grandkids will be jealous of! 1. Take the train Riding the rails is the perfect way to enjoy the full breadth of the Alaskan countryside...  Read More

5 Alaska Winter Myths — Busted

by ATJ Posted in The Alaska Experience Blog
Winter in Alaska
The thought of living, or even visiting, Alaska in the winter might scare you, but not everything you hear is true! We bust some of these myths here. 1. It’s freezing cold Compared to Alabama, yes, Alaska is extremely cold. But if you compare the most populated areas of Alaska...  Read More

What is Living in Anchorage Actually Like?

by ATJ Posted in The Alaska Experience Blog
Living in Anchorage Alaska
You can guess what it’s like to live in Anchorage or you can let us tell you! In this blog post, we explain the truth about the weather, food, activities, and more. Get used to new foods Alaska is known for its seafood, and Anchorage is no different. But that...  Read More

Types of Housing Available in Alaska

by ATJ Posted in The Alaska Experience Blog
Types of Housing in Alaska
There’s one question that everyone asks themselves when they’re thinking about moving somewhere for a job: “Where am I going to live?” In Alaska, the options for housing are plentiful. Some are traditional, and others a little more adventurous, but we can guarantee you’ll find a roof over your head...  Read More

8 Reasons Why You Can’t Miss a Trip to the Matanuska-Susitna Valley

by ATJ Posted in The Alaska Experience Blog
Visiting the Matanuska-Susitna Valley
The Matanuska-Susitna Valley isn’t the most famous destination in Alaska. You might not have heard of it before, and it’s certainly not as well known as iconic areas like the Kenai Peninsula or the Copper River. Its name is a bit of a mouthful, but we can guarantee you that...  Read More

7 Things You Won’t Be Able to Live Without Once You’ve Lived in Alaska

by ATJ Posted in The Alaska Experience Blog
Whale Watching in Alaska
From easy access to lakes and mountains to salty smoked salmon, there are many reasons to fall in love with Alaska. Here is a list of a few things you won’t be able to live without after you experience living here. 1. Independence When you’re in Alaska, you feel a...  Read More

Top 5 Fishing Destinations in Alaska

by ATJ Posted in The Alaska Experience Blog
Top Fishing Destinations in Alaska
Alaska is an incredible place to visit and experiencing it as an angler is even better. We picked our top 5 favorite destinations to go fishing below. Alaska has 6,640 miles of coastline. That’s more than the rest of the United States put together. And when you include the thousands...  Read More

What It’s Really Like to Work a Seasonal Hospitality Job in Alaska

by ATJ Posted in The Alaska Experience Blog
Working a Seasonal Hospitality Job in Alaska
A seasonal hospitality job isn’t quite like any other professional experience you’ll ever have. It’s impossible to describe it perfectly to the uninitiated, but there are some universal industry truths. Here are ten things for you to bear in mind if you’re considering seasonal work in the Alaska hotel business....  Read More