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  • 7 Quirky American Winter Festivals

    Got cabin fever? Just because the temperature is dropping doesn't mean the outdoorsy fun has to stop. Take a page from these weird and wacky festivals around the country, and celebrate the snow.

    Posted by Allyson Reedy on December 11, 2013 at 10:42:42 AM EST in Events
  • Alaska's Copper Whale Inn Offers Exclusive Fodor's Discount

    Anchorage's charming, garden-fronted Copper Whale Inn, ideally situated within walking distance of most of downtown's top establishments (and just a stone's throw from the city's stunning 11-mile Tony Knowles Coastal Trail), is offering Fodorites an exclusive 20-percent off deal.

    Posted by Elissa Richard on April 09, 2012 at 5:01:49 PM EDT in Deals, Hotels
  • Best Places in Alaska to View the Northern Lights

    Unfolding on the fringes of the ring-shaped auroral oval that circles the globe's Arctic realms, the aurora borealis phenomenon—a mystical apparition of glowing bands that float and spiral overhead (really solar particles bouncing off the earth's magnetic field)—can't help but inspire the imagination of all who bear witness to its splendor. A trek into the Alaska wilderness's bone-chilling winter wonderland affords optimum viewing conditions, particularly in the state's northern reaches. We've rounded up four unique opportunities to combine northern lights viewing with an extra boost of only-in-Alaska adventure.

    Posted by Elissa Richard on March 20, 2012 at 6:51:46 PM EDT in Trip Ideas
  • Start the Iditarod right with this Alaskan tip

    There's no better way to deepen your understanding of the state's history and people than with a stop to this museum.

    Posted by Fodor's Editors on March 03, 2012 at 1:00:00 AM EST in Travel Tips