Homer time in Alaska – Moose, otters and bears? Oh my!

Vacation Memories: Part of an ongoing series reviewing past trips. Homer is a tourism destination in Alaska. The scenery screams “Look at me! Visit me!” Once you’re there, you are amazed at the beauty, history and charm of the small fishing community. Located along Kachemak Bay, Homer is considered the “Halibut Fishing Capital of Alaska.” […]

National Park Service offers free admission dates as part of its centennial in 2016

  The National Park Service turns 1oo years old in 2016. Do you know what the very first national park was? Yellowstone National Park was deemed a national park in 1872 by President US Grant. Other parks and monuments followed, but the National Park Service didn’t come together as an organization until 1916, when President […]

Vacation memories: Glacier, moose , good times top Anchorage visit

Part of an ongoing series reviewing past trips: As Lisa and I start penciling in plans for a return trip to Alaska next year to visit friends, our thoughts go back to our first visit to America’s “Last Frontier” almost eight years ago. We loved everything we did there, from spending a couple of days […]

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