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Bobby- Denali Princess Wilderness Lodge

by rosen Posted in I ♥ Alaska, Off the Clock, Only in Alaska
  Why I love Alaska I’m currently a performer at the Music of Denali Dinner Theater at the Denali Princess Wilderness Lodge. This is my 7th season with Princess. Alaska has given me many things! It’s given me an opportunity to do what I love in the most beautiful place...  Read More

Teresa- Denali Princess Wilderness Lodge

by rosen Posted in I ♥ Alaska, Off the Clock, Only in Alaska
  My Name is Teresa and this is my 5th season working for the Denali Princess Wilderness Lodge. I work at The Princess Homestead, our employee housing located in Healy. I lived right here in Healy, Alaska for 25 years……..yes year round. Its a great place to raise kids and...  Read More

Bonnie- Assistant General Manager

by rosen Posted in Goin' Cruisin', I ♥ Alaska, Only in Alaska
While attending Utah State University in Logan, Utah, I had a good friend that spent a summer at Denali Princess working at the front desk.  Upon her return, she shared stories of hiking in the Park, wildlife viewing and of all the other adventures she had during the 4 month...  Read More

Wade – Driver Guide

by ATJ Posted in Goin' Cruisin'
My Experience I love my job! I was born and raised in Fairbanks Alaska and love showing my home to visitors. Our passengers are always happy and fun to talk to. My fellow employees, whether Driver/Guides, outfitters or supervisors, are very professional and always willing to help. I try to give...  Read More

Reagan – Logistics Coordinator

by ATJ Posted in The Alaska Experience Blog
Alaska was my first real job. I was hired when I sixteen to make welcome envelopes for guests. My mom already worked as a coach driver for them and she recommended I apply. My second season I wanted a chance to get out of the office, so I applied to...  Read More

Jill – Driver Guide

by ATJ Posted in Only in Alaska
I have begun my 5th year working for in Alaska. When I started, I had taken a leave of absence from my previous job so I would have a safety net in case I didn’t like being a driver/guide. After 3 weeks I called and said I was not going back!...  Read More

Heidi – Driver Guide

by ATJ Posted in I ♥ Alaska
I have lived in Alaska for 3 years and I leave soon. Working for princess has introduced me to so many new things to do in our area. Pre-season we were fully educated about Alaska and it’s history and now I actually wish I had more time to spend here!...  Read More

Gary – Driver Guide

by ATJ Posted in I ♥ Alaska, Off the Clock, Only in Alaska
Hi there. My name is Gary Braden. I’m from Greenbrier County, West Virginia. My summer started April 23rd when I landed in Fairbanks, AK at 10:30am. My friend picked me up at the airport and we went to his house, ate lunch and proceeded to cut up a moose calf...  Read More

Christina – Administrative Assistant

by ATJ Posted in Friendliest Catch: Fishing in Alaska, Goin' Cruisin', I ♥ Alaska, Off the Clock, Only in Alaska
Working in Alaska since 2002 has been a pleasure! I started as an Outfitter in 2002 as a summer job back in my high school years. It proved to be fun, fast paced, and exciting to work in tourism and being my first real job, I had a real sense...  Read More

Elizabeth – Driver Guide

by ATJ Posted in I ♥ Alaska, Tales from the Rail
It’s 2:30 in the morning, and I’m cresting the hill on Ballaine, headed south. The peaks of the Alaska Range rise up out of the pavement, monstrous purple and frosted pink. This is why it is good to be awake at this hour. This is why I can get up...  Read More