Kitchikan - history, shopping, salmon within easy reach of Alaska Ferry dock
Ketchikan, the southeastern most city in Alaska, offers history, shopping, kayaking all within easy reach of Alaska Ferry dock. This historic city sits at the entrance to the famed Alaska Inside Passage and has long been a popular destination with RVers because i
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Stroll Sitka, Alaska, 'Paris of the Pacific'
Sitka, like most southeast Alaska communities, is only reachable by sea or by air.  "Nestled on the west side of Baranof Island, midway between Ketchikan and Skagway, it’s flanked on the east by majestic snow-capped mountains and on the west by the Pacific Ocean on t
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An afternoon in historic downtown Juneau
While most RVers visiting the Last Frontier have returned south, many visitors still crowd the streets of Juneau's historic district because of the year-round port-of-call for the Alaska Marine Highway System (1-800-642-0066, ). Others like us, opt out to take a crui
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2017 'Milepost' - Alaska Travel Planner's 69th edition
It's just about time for the first wave of RVers to head North to Alaska.  If you are just in the planning stages of this lifetime adventure RV road trip, you'll want to pick up a copy of "The 2017 Milepost," the 'Bible of North Country Travel.' This more than 700-p
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Up-to-date information on that ‘Ultimate RV Road Trip’ from the people at North to Alaska
"With winter in the rear view mirror and summer on the horizon, it's a perfect time to start selecting the bucket-list destinations you want to see "on your ultimate road,” say the folks at North to Alaska. This informative website offers numerous suggestions for ca
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Alaska: Ultimate RV Road Trip, part 4 -- Planning tips
There are free vacation planners and valuable travel information available online from the State of Alaska and North to Alaska.com. -- John Holod's of RV Adventure Videos travel DVDs include: "Alaska: RV Adventure of a Lifetime" covering the entire paved highway syst
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Alaska: Ultimate RV Road Trip, part 3 -- The Milepost, bible of North Country travel
RVer Karen Franklund, a retired accountant from Yakima, Wash., says: "Have plenty of time and don't be in a rush. Frequently we traveled less than 200 miles a day." To begin planning your ultimate RV road trip, says Franklund, "you absolutely must have The Milepost."
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Alaska: Ultimate RV Road Trip, part 2 -- Stay flexible and take your time
"After touring Alaska for as long as you want," suggests travel photographer John Holod, "drive your rig onto the Alaska Marine Highway Ferry System in Haines and take at least a week or two for the Inside Passage journey south." "To me the coastline is way more spec
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Alaska: Ultimate RV Road Trip, part 1 -- Lure of the midnight sun
With fuel prices expected to remain "below $3 per gallon throughout 2015," according to a recent AAA report -- this is the ideal year to plan that ultimate road trip to Alaska. One of the grandest recreation vehicle adventures of a lifetime is following the lure of the
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Alaska -- the dream journey for adventurous RVers
Alaska is pretty much up there in the top two or three trips all adventurous RVers have on their bucket list. I know it is for us, along with touring the Maritime Provinces in Canada and--my personal ultimate nostalgia trip--following the fire flies up the Appalachia
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