Are you planning a vacation to Alaska in the summer of 2015? If so, you need to know that the Alaska Legislature is six weeks late on passing a state budget and if they fail to do so by July 1st 10,000 employees will be laid off and services for residents and tourists will be affected.
After Alaska’s mild winter we were chomping at the bit to de-winterize the motorhome. We never could have predicted it, but the motorhome could have been used almost all winter long. Our first RV trip of the year is usually in the beginning of April and we were right on track. [Read more…]
It’s a busy time of year in Alaska and everyone is gearing up for summer! Some of you might have already hit the road. Fortunately, we had a mild winter so the roads are clear and easy to travel. Speaking of roads, Alaska has a few unique laws you should know about.
I came to Alaska for the first time when I was eight years old. My Grandpa was a pilot, he and my Grandma used to fly their Cessna 180 tail dragger to Alaska every year. The summer after third grade, my mom and I flew up in August and joined my Grandpa for the month. We traversed the state, visiting the must-see sites like Denali National Park, Kenai, Fairbanks, Lake Hood, Homer and so on. [Read more…]