Posts Tagged "alaska"

Things To Do In Anchorage This Fall

Things To Do In Anchorage This Fall

Some travelers think that summer is the only time you can visit Alaska. We say that fall is actually one of the best times to visit, especially Anchorage. The small towns near Anchorage, like Palmer and Wasilla, are great places to spend a relaxing and quiet fall vacation close to attractions in Anchorage. Here are some of the best Anchorage fall activities to check off your list. See the...

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The History of Palmer, Alaska

The History of Palmer, Alaska

Palmer lies less than one hour northeast of Anchorage. The community was established in the breathtaking Matanuska Valley sandwiched between the Chugach Range and the Talkeetna Mountains. For centuries, the destination was home to the Ahtna Athabaskan and Dena’ina peoples. The hunter/gatherers regularly traded with other Native communities. The first group of Europeans arrived in 1741. The...

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Top Vacation Locations for Retirees

Top Vacation Locations for Retirees

The lucky few of us are out on their permanent vacation, but just because you are not working does not mean that you can’t make the most of your “vacation” days. However, when you go on vacation now-of-days it is hard not to run into loud spring-breakers or stubborn children. So here are just a few of the top vacations spots for retirees who are looking to relax, but still have a...

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