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What to Do in Juneau, Alaska with Kids

Families will love exploring Juneau, Alaska with kids. The area’s natural beauty and the city’s walkable downtown lure visitors here by the boatload…literally. Although technically you can drive to Juneau if you put your car on a ferry, most visitors arrive via cruise ship (or plane). Take a look at the top fun things to […]

Alaska on the Go Book Review ~ Sage Advice for Visiting the 49th State with Kids

You may dream of exploring Alaska with your kids, but it’s such a vast state, you might not know where to even start! Written with a down-to-earth voice and filled with handy information, the guidebook, Alaska on the Go: Exploring the 49th State with Children, makes planning an Alaskan family vacation doable and fun. Alaska on the […]

Celebrity Alaska Cruise Ports

An Alaskan Celebrity Cruise wows travelers with nature’s beauty. Celebrity passengers can expect extras like an at sea glass-blowing show (you heard me), incredible dining, kids camp, and even in-room babysitting. Still, mother nature is the star of any Alaskan cruise, with stunning views from every angle while at sea and incredible adventures in ports. […]

Summer Dog-sledding in Skagway, Alaska with Kids

Dog-sledding is one of the most exhilarating things I have ever done in my life. I led a pack of four dogs through the Canadian wilds a few years ago and I have wanted to share this experience with my kids ever since. When I signed up for our Alaskan Celebrity Cruise this past summer, […]

Searching for Bears Near Ketchikan, Alaska with Celebrity Cruise Line

When my parents returned from their trip to Alaska a few years ago, I was as green with envy as Alaska is green with trees. The main cause of this bout of travel jealousy? Their photos of wild bears scooping up spawning salmon from a rushing river. These photos became the catalyst for my family’s […]

Alaska: Family-Friendly Fun in the 49th State

Alaska is attracting a lot of attention these days, and no wonder. With towering mountains so rugged most residents haven’t climbed their craggy peaks, plus pristine waters so full of fish a family can fill their freezer in a day, Alaska is a cool destination among the adventure-minded, moms and dads included. Pace Yourself It’s […]