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Alaska – the Last Frontier. Be it seeing moose or eating salmon for the first time, going to bed in the middle of the night with the sun still shining, or hiking to the top of a snow-capped mountain, this great state hosts a whole array of unique, only-in-Alaska experiences. Read about them here.

The Joy of Fishing in Alaska

by ATJ Posted in Friendliest Catch: Fishing in Alaska, Off the Clock, Only in Alaska
Everyone has their own reasons why they love visiting Alaska. Thrill seekers can’t get enough of the river rafting and skiing, while nature lovers relish the solitude of a hike into the Alaskan wilderness. No matter which way you look at it, there is truly something for everyone in this...  Read More

Brian- Transportation Manager

by ATJ Posted in I ♥ Alaska, Only in Alaska
Dawson City 2004, I had just driven across Canada from Ontario to Whistler BC and heard from a friend that Dawson City was a quiet place for me to enjoy a summer. We drove up from Whistler the next few days and arrived into Dawson in my ‘Green Machine’ (VW...  Read More

Becky, Customer Service Manager

by ATJ Posted in I ♥ Alaska, Off the Clock, Only in Alaska
Alaska?  Sure, that sounds interesting!   One spring morning, many moons ago a friend called and was driving across the US on her way from New York to Alaska.  She asked if I wanted to tag along and work in Alaska for the summer.  I was currently working in St. Louis...  Read More

Hanni- Anchorage Transportation

by ATJ Posted in I ♥ Alaska, Off the Clock, Only in Alaska
I was born and raised in Anchorage, Alaska. Growing up, I was well aware of the high volume of tourists that ventured to The Last Frontier in the summers, and I couldn’t blame them. Not only does Alaska have a breathtaking landscape, but the people that live here share an...  Read More

Celeste- Ketchikan

by ATJ Posted in Goin' Cruisin', I ♥ Alaska, Off the Clock, Only in Alaska
My trek to Ketchikan, Alaska was an unusual one.  I’m from New Jersey and I was employed as an Account Executive for a finance company in midtown Manhattan.  I had been in this position for almost a year, after originally being trained as a credit analyst and commercial lender in...  Read More

James- Ketchikan Driver Guide

by ATJ Posted in Friendliest Catch: Fishing in Alaska, I ♥ Alaska, Off the Clock, Only in Alaska
In 2002 I retired from my job in City Government and decided to try the adventure of a lifetime, that of visiting Alaska.  Alaska was my homeland for a short period of my childhood, living both in Anchorage and Juneau.  It was a tremendous honor to return to Alaska and...  Read More

David- Ketchikan Driver Guide

by ATJ Posted in I ♥ Alaska, Off the Clock, Only in Alaska
“Why do you live here?” It’s a question I’m often asked when I tell people that Ketchikan is my home. I was standing there by my coach, loading passengers on a Saturday morning when the question came up again. It’s not an easy question, because there are so many reasons....  Read More

Cindy- Denali Transportation

by ATJ Posted in I ♥ Alaska, Only in Alaska
My Denali story began in Arizona in October, 2009. Having retired the previous year with aspirations of finding interesting work but not knowing exactly where to look, I was surfing the net and looked at a website, coolworks.com, which had been given to me by a Yellowstone employee over a...  Read More

Darlene- Juneau Operations Supervisor

by ATJ Posted in I ♥ Alaska, Off the Clock, Only in Alaska
Coming to Juneau has been a once in a life time experience. My job as an Operations Supervisor has provided me with the opportunity to grow and gain new skills. Working in tourism is a fast paced world but it’s so much fun! Outside of work I have been able...  Read More

Phillip- Juneau Driver Guide

by ATJ Posted in I ♥ Alaska, Off the Clock, Only in Alaska
My Alaskan adventure began the summer of 2009. I had just turned 22 and was on a plane from Seattle to Juneau with all the stops in between. It seemed hard to believe that just four months earlier I had accepted the position of driver guide and found myself behind...  Read More