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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

You go on an Alaskan cruise because you want to be wowed by nature’s beauty. It sure is nice to sail with a cruise line like Celebrity that provides a plethora of extras like an at sea glass-blowing show (you heard me), a kids camp and even in-room babysitting. Incredible dining options add to the […]

What to Do in Juneau, Alaska with Kids

Capital city Juneau is the official residence of Alaska’s Governor, including Vice Presidential Candidate Sara Palin. While you can’t actually see Russia from her backyard (no matter what she says), 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 […]

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 […]

Save Your Travel Sanity with a Multigenerational Cruise

If you’d prefer getting a root canal to going on a holiday with your parents or in-laws, take heart. There is a way to vacation with the folks while minimizing family blow-ups. Booking a cruise with extended family is a fantastic way to be together, as much or as little as you’d like. And nobody […]

Alaska: Family-Friendly Fun in the 49th State

Sarah Palin aside, 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. […]

A Family that Bicycles Together…Sees the World Together

Nancy Sathre-Vogel is a modern-day nomad and vagabond who travels the world in search of beads and other treasures. She is now pedaling the length of the Americas because her eleven-year-old sons have decided they want to get the Guinness World Record as the youngest people to cycle the Pan-American Highway. Read her reflections on the day she and her family began their journey and what they’ve learned and experienced along the way.