Photo : A Glacial Lake in Alaska

Yes, it really is that blue. Lakes of glacier melt water are this vivid color. The blue-green color is part mineral, part algae and all gorgeous! This photo is part of a walking trail near Portage Glacier called the Trail of Blue Ice. If you or on a mobile or can not see the photo, click here.

Hatcher’s Pass and Independence Mine, Alaska in the Fall

If you remember last year, we visited the gorgeous Hatcher’s Pass and Independence Mine State Park in the summer. It was an amazing place! Here’s my write up and pictures. While some people think that visiting the same place they’ve been in the past is limiting, I find that visiting in another season puts the […]

Photos : Animals in Denali National Park, Alaska

This fall, I found my new favorite national park – Denali. It is 4.7 million acres of wilderness, and are so many animals in Denali National Park. Denali was the first national park created specifically to protect wildlife. The “Big Five” of Denali are Grizzlies, Moose, Caribou, Wolves and Dall’s Sheep. We saw all of […]

Photo : Denali National Park in the Fall

I’m working on writing up our Road Lottery adventures, but I just wanted to share this photo of fall in Denali National Park. The color change was in full effect when we visited last week, and it was so amazingly beautiful. This photo was from the Horseshoe Lake hike. We took it with the kids, […]

Kiteboarding Along the Seward Highway in Alaska

Normally I include photos of things our family does when we are out traveling, are at home in Texas. But driving along the Seward Highway in Alaska along the Cook Inlet, we saw some grand adventurers out kiteboarding! I was cold just sitting in the car (there was a 50-60 degree temperature drop for us […]