Adventures in Alaska

Mike and I have talked about going to Alaska for years and this summer we finally made it to the Last Frontier. I cannot even begin to tell you how beautiful this part of the world is. This probably doesn’t come as a big surprise, but seriously you guys, it is incredible and there truly is no place like it in the United States. DAY 1 We Flew into Anchorage and stayed at an airport hotel the first night. We got in at midnight, but you’d never have known it. It was still light out because Alaska gets about 20 hours of sunlight in the summer. The next morning we woke up early and were off to Homer, one of our longest drives on the trip (about four hours). It didn’t take long to get out of Anchorage and we sat in silence for at least a half hour soaking in the amazing views and enjoying the moose along the side of the road. HOMER We instantly liked Homer. It’s the fishing capital of the world, so it definitely has an industrial feel to it. That said, the buildings were colorful and cheerful, the locals were friendly, and there was … Continue reading Adventures in Alaska