Taking the state ferry gives the flexibility to experience life and logistics as the typical family might along this coastal connection of communities – bring your car, bring your dog, and enjoy what is sometimes referred to as “the poor man’s cruise.”
With all of the appeal of the temperate rainforest and a much smaller population than Anchorage, Juneau has an offering the size of the ocean for families looking for fun.
Explore the temperate rainforests of Alaska with your kids; you’ll learn science skills as you investigate and discover in tide pools, rocks, and forests
Never have we enjoyed such a hands-on, educational, and adventurous trip; while we never cracked a book, we learned more in 10 days on our family friendly Alaskan cruise than we could have possibly studied in a month.
My definition of cruising changed last year, when my family and I experienced a small ship cruise. Although it lacked a deck-top swimming pool and multiple restaurant options it offered instead the most cultural, beautiful, and exciting vacation my kids and I have ever had. Instead of a floating resort, we had a floating classroom, with ever-changing views.
Dog sledding is a unique opportunity for families to enjoy. There are many outfitters across the country providing kennel tours, education, sled tours, lessons, and hands-on experiences. Without doubt, dog sledding is an experience your family will not soon forget.
Taking a summer trip to Alaska has been one of my family’s greatest memories. My kids remind me often of the times we spent picking wild strawberries and raspberries, taking …