Johns Hopkins Glacier in Glacier Bay National Park, Alaska

Glacier Bay National Park, Alaska

Johns Hopkins Glacier, named for the University in Baltimore, Maryland, is one of the most impressive glaciers in Alaska’s Glacier Bay National Park and “must see” when visiting Alaska. It is around 12 miles (19km) long, stretching from the eastern sloped of Lituya Mountain and Mount Salisbury to the head of Johns Hopkins Inlet, which … Read more

Pros and Cons of Visiting and Living in Alaska

Alaska Landscape, hikers

Alaska is set apart from the lower 48, and stands distinct in a number of ways. This is a wild and rugged place, with fierce individualism and an outdoors culture. Perfect for some, less so for others – is the Alaskan wilderness your dream? Let’s look at the pros and cons of visiting and living … Read more

When is The Best Time and Month to Cruise Alaska, FAQ

Summer is the best time to go to Alaska

Alaskan cruises are offered by a wide range of cruise ship operators. You can take a week-long cruise or a longer one of nine or even eleven days. Voyage from Seattle or Vancouver or even from San Francisco or other ports on the Pacific Coastline of the lower 48. From wonderful wildlife to sublime scenery, … Read more

Top 50 Things to Do and to See in Alaska, USA

Alaska Glacier

Alaska is one of the biggest states as well as one of the least populated areas in the US. It is a place, which can easily be referred to as a “special” place in this world. Here you can find glacier-carved valleys, striking wildlife, rocky coastline and wonderful mountains. The following are 50 things that … Read more