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Alaska Fishing Trip

Created by stvchin on August 2, 2013 Best of IgoUgo

5 Reviews
1 Story

My 2013 trip to Alaska's Kenai Peninsula with salmon Fishing on the Kenai River, Halibut from Homer, and clam digging in Clam Gulch, as well as a glacier visit outside of Seward.

Staying outside Denali National Park

Created by stvchin on January 25, 2013 Best of IgoUgo

6 Reviews
1 Story

Unless you plan on camping in Denali National Park, most visitors stay at in the accomodations in the entrance area. Here's journal of our stay and activities just outside the park.

The Great One - Denali National Park

Created by stvchin on July 26, 2012 Best of IgoUgo

5 Reviews

I bring friends with me to explore Denali National Park. Denali is Athabascan for "The Great One."

Alaska: US's 49th and 49th for us.

Created by two cruisers on March 12, 2012 Best of IgoUgo

11 Reviews
3 Stories

This goal of this trip was to check off our 49th and 50th state. We drove from Iowa to Seattle where we boarded a cruiseship for a 14 day cruise. On the way home we planned on going across North Dakota, but it was closed due to flooding!

Alaskan Adventure

Created by lwrbva on September 30, 2011 Best of IgoUgo

26 Reviews
11 Stories

Trip to Denali then south to Seward, Homer, and Soldotna

Denali National Park - The Road Lottery Weekend

Created by MilwVon on September 27, 2011 Best of IgoUgo

3 Reviews
3 Stories

At the end of every season, the NPS allows 400 private vehicles for each of four days to drive the 92 mile Park Rd. This year over 10,000 people entered "the lottery" and I was fortunate enough to be able to drive the road on three of the four days!

Alaska in Winter

Created by AmandaGal on March 13, 2011 Best of IgoUgo

6 Reviews
4 Stories

From Anchorage for the Iditarod start to Fairbanks for The Alaska World Ice Championships

Beyond Anchorage

Created by MilwVon on March 13, 2011 Best of IgoUgo

3 Reviews
2 Stories

With our whirlwind "five day weekend" to Alaska based in Anchorage, we did make time to venture beyond Anchorage to Denali Nat'l Park, Girdwood, Palmer, Wasilla and Willow.

Wintertime and the Livin' is Easy

Created by MilwVon on March 12, 2011 Best of IgoUgo

4 Reviews
1 Story

Another winter trip to Anchorage, this time to take in the last of the Fur Rendezvous events along with the start of the world famous Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race. My winter trips to Alaska are becoming common fodder for discussion and this year my friend Jane joined me.

Von Gets Her "Mush" On

Created by MilwVon on March 11, 2011 Best of IgoUgo

3 Reviews
2 Stories

After taking in the 2010 Fur Rondy in Anchorage, I knew I would have to return for the "Last Great Race on Earth". I took in all that is the Iditarod sled dog race during a five day weekend with friends from Wisconsin, Michigan and Minnesota.

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