Scenery and Seafood in Seward

Seward, Alaska, is another great town in the Kenai Peninsula.  It’s home to the Visitor Center for Kenai Fjords National Park which is why we routed here, but this is a cool little coastal town (pop: 3,000) to visit even without national park activities.  We spent three nice nights here — July 17-19 (yes, I’m behind with …

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At Home in Homer

When I was in Alaska with my nephew Kyle nine years ago, I vowed to come back someday and go to Homer.  Don’t ask me why… I hadn’t known anything about this little town at the time, nor did I know what drew me to it.  All I knew was that I had to visit Homer.  So …

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Olympic National Park

Olympic National Park is one of the last unspoiled and untamed places in the United States.  Its landscape of rugged peaks, steep cliffs, dense forests, and wild rivers made it difficult to navigate and settle back when the European Americans were first on the scene here in the late 1800s, although Native American hunter-gatherer tribes had lived …

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