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5 Best Places to View Bears in Alaska

by ATJ Posted in Uncategorized
Brown Bear Viewing in Alaska
Living in Alaska is like living in a zoo that’s open 24 hours a day, seven days a week. All kinds of wildlife creatures roam freely through the forests and plains—and sometimes even down Main Street! One of the most iconic animals of the Alaska wild is the bear. And...  Read More

15 Facts About the Kenai Peninsula

by ATJ Posted in The Alaska Experience Blog
Fascinating Facts about the Kenai Peninsula
The Kenai Peninsula is a fascinating region. It has a rich human and natural history and a complex ecosystem of animal and plant life. There’s so much to learn, and so much to see! Here are 15 of our favorite facts about the mysterious Kenai Peninsula. 1. The first European...  Read More

Why You’ll Love a Summer Job at the Fairbanks Princess Riverside Lodge

by ATJ Posted in The Alaska Experience Blog
Fairbanks Princess Riverside Lodge
Fairbanks is known as the Golden Heart of Alaska. Hiking, biking, fishing, kayaking, and camping are minutes away, and the people are friendly and welcoming. Here are all the reasons why you’ll love a summer job at the Fairbanks Princess Riverside Lodge, which is located on the Chena River in...  Read More

4 Reasons Why You’ll Love Living in Juneau for the Summer

by ATJ Posted in The Alaska Experience Blog
Reason to live in Juneau for the summer
Juneau is Alaska’s capital city. It’s a thriving cultural hub as well as an oasis of natural beauty. You’ll fall in love with Juneau for your own reasons, and make your own special memories here. Of course, there are a few things pretty much everyone thinks make Juneau so amazing:...  Read More

4 National Parks You Should Visit This Summer in Alaska

by ATJ Posted in Uncategorized
National Parks To Visit in Alaska This Summer
Have you ever seen the blue ice of a glacial cave, or heard a glacier calve? Have you ever watched a pack of sled dogs mush? Have you fished alongside a brown bear? What about walked across the sealed cap of an active volcano? Check all these and more off...  Read More

The Best Summer Jobs in Alaska for Students

by ATJ Posted in Uncategorized
Students Take Summer Jobs in Alaska
Visiting Alaska for the first time is a powerful experience at any age. When you’re young, it’s transformative. If you aren’t sure what you’re doing this summer, a seasonal job in Alaska could be the perfect opportunity to earn money, travel, and have the adventure of a lifetime. What kinds...  Read More

Off the Clock: 6 Things to Do in Copper River After Your Shift

by ATJ Posted in The Alaska Experience Blog
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The Copper River Princess Wilderness Lodge sits at the gateway to Wrangell-St. Elias National Park. With 13.2 million acres of virtually untouched wilderness, there’s a lot to explore here after your shift ends. Here are 6 of our favorites! Hiking and backpacking The largest national park in the United States,...  Read More

Driving the Alcan Highway: 10 Sights Not to Miss

by ATJ Posted in Uncategorized
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This road, which stretches and winds through more than 1,400-plus miles of Alaska and Canadian landscapes, may seem desolate at times. However, there are plenty of stops and wonderful sights to see along the way. Here are 10 not to miss. 1. Dawson Creek Not to be confused with Dawson...  Read More

How to Get Around Alaska Without a Car

by ATJ Posted in The Alaska Experience Blog
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Want to work in Alaska for the summer, but don’t have a car? Don’t worry! You won’t need one to work for us, and there are plenty of alternatives for getting around on your days off. Here are some of our suggestions for traveling around Alaska. Shuttle When you’re working...  Read More

Off the Clock: 9 Things to Do in Dawson City, Yukon

by ATJ Posted in The Alaska Experience Blog
Working in Dawson City, Yukon
From the history of Jack London to Yukon’s stunning scenery, there is so much to see and learn in Dawson City. Here’s a list of activities we recommend doing once you’re done with your shift. Literary types and history buffs will especially get a kick out of spending a summer...  Read More