Anchorage

Cruise Port Spotlight: Anchorage, Alaska

November 10, 2016

Sailing into the Port of Anchorage, Alaska by cruise ship is a fairly unique experience. To reach this port, cruise ships must sail 180 miles up Cook Inlet from the Gulf of Alaska. This inlet is named for James Cook, who sailed into it during his 1778 expedition while searching for the Northwest Passage. In 2017, Holland America […]

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28 Fun Facts About Anchorage, Alaska

March 25, 2015

Anchorage, Alaska is a special place for Mr. Jones. He was born and raised here; his father was in the original military contingent that helped build the Alaska Highway (ALCAN). We thought we’d share some favorite fun facts. 28 Fun Facts About Anchorage, Alaska 1. English explorer Captain James Cook is credited with first exploring and describing the […]

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Planning to Visit Alaska? 23 Insights to Help You Have a Better Trip

April 2, 2013

Are you planning a trip to Alaska this summer? Or thinking about one sometime in the future? If so, we want to help answer your questions about Alaska before you go. We are huge fans of the state of Alaska: Mr. Jones was born and raised in Anchorage, his dad was a part of the […]

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18 Fun Things To Eat, Drink and Do Now in Anchorage, Alaska

July 31, 2012

Are you planning to visit Alaska?  There is a good chance that you’ll see the state’s largest city, Anchorage, if only for a brief stop from the airport.   Anchorage, Alaska is Mr. Jones’ birthplace and hometown.  When we visit Anchorage several times a year to see family and friends, we like to check out […]

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