8 Things To Do In Craig, Alaska (The Only Things…)

If you’re planning a trip to beautiful Prince of Wales Island in Southeast Alaska, you won’t want to miss beautiful Craig. Prince of Wales is the fourth-largest island in the United States at over 2,500 square miles. No cruise ships stop at the island, unlike most other major settlements in Southeast Alaska. Craig is the …

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13 Edible Mushrooms Of Alaska (With Foraging Pictures)

Most people seem to have a perception of Alaska as a land full of penguins and people eating whale fat. Well, surprise, we don’t actually have penguins in Alaska and most of us aren’t even allowed to eat whales. What’s more, Alaska is one of the most diverse and rich ecosystems in the entire western …

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Alaska’s Mendenhall Towers – Everything You Want To Know

The Mendenhall Towers are a unique natural phenomenon located in Juneau, Alaska. There are commonly defined as a “group of seven massifs” that have attracted sightseers for hundreds of years and climbers for the last 50. The towers themselves are formed of columnar basalt, a type of igneous rock that cooled and solidified rapidly. Products …

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Best Time & Place To See Bears In Ketchikan Alaska

Have you ever seen a bear in person? If you haven’t, or if you want to see one again (at a safe distance!), Ketchikan, Alaska is a great place to go! In Ketchikan, you’ll mostly see black bears, although if you’re lucky, you may get a chance to see brown bears (also known as grizzlies, …

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Does Ketchikan Have Cell Service? Which Carriers Work?

If you’re taking a trip to Ketchikan, Alaska, you’ll probably want to be able to use your cell phone. Before you come to visit, you’ll also probably want to make sure that you’ll have service, unless you would prefer to not have service, which I respect but cannot relate to. My girlfriend hates traveling and …

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Weather In Juneau Alaska- What To Expect During Your Visit

If you’re coming up to Juneau, Alaska, either on a cruise or flying in for a few days, it’s important to be prepared for the weather conditions. Before I get into specifics, I’ll give the standard disclaimer that I give tourists, friends from out of town, and my own nieces when they come to visit. …

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Best Way To See Southeast Alaska (Cruise vs. Land Tour)

If you’re planning a trip to Southeast Alaska, there are several big decisions that you’ll want to make before you come up here. Probably the most important of those decisions and perhaps the first you’ll have to make is whether to take a cruise or visit on land. Which of these is the better choice? …

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