By picking up hitchhikers on the Alaska Highway, Tom Walker has met the Archduke of Lithuania and a man with a namesake river.
Ultra endurance athlete Lael Wilcox bikes 20,000 miles a year. Wilcox is from Anchorage and she cycled every road in Alaska during the summer of 2017.
Crossing the line sometimes gets you “nowhere”
Road trips along the Seward Highway, outside of Nome, and along the Alaska Highway rank among the favorites.
Calling all wildlife weekend warriors IF YOU WANT TO GET A QUINTESSENTIAL TASTE OF ALASKA, and you want to check a few items off your bucket list in a single weekend, point your car down the Seward Highway, a nationally designated scenic byway, and get your camera ready. The 127-mile trip from Anchorage to Seward can take over two hours (or four hours by train), but trust us, you’re going to want to stop along the way for the massive views, flora, fauna, glaciers, and waterfalls. That said, the drive is a mere appetizer plate for the main course of Seward. The first whets your appetite; the second sates you. POTTER MARSH Just as you’re leaving Anchorage (mile 117.4), park and explore the boardwalk over wetlands of Potter Marsh, a birder paradise that’s also rife with spawning salmon and marauding moose. Wooden paths stretch 1,550 feet along sedges and sloughs,…
Father and sons find adventure in a trip to Alaska
[by Archie Bowen]
(from the February 2012 issue)
Planning a trip to Alaska? Or looking for somewhere off the beaten path? Here are some spots that should not be missed.
On the road to life in rural Alaska.
The Dalton Highway in September
A woman and her dog, traveling on three wheels, moved by human decency
[by Mallory Paige]