Alaska Trip 2015: Day Sixteen

– Valdez, Alaska to Tok, Alaska – Saturday started off foggy and cloudy. We heard on the news last night that the weather was about to change, and since yesterday was so warm and pleasant, we were worried that today would be dreary and cold. We got up at 5am today and hurried out of…

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Alaska Trip 2015: Day Fifteen

– Seward, Alaska to Valdez, Alaska – Today was mostly a driving day. It was a very scenic trip, so it made the day go by a little faster. We started our morning in Seward at 5am with a run along the coast on the Iditarod National Historic Trail. The part of trail ran through…

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Alaska Trip 2015: Day Fourteen

– Seward, Alaska to Kenai Fjords National Park – We had another big day today. Today was our trip into Kenai Fjords National Park. We took a boat tour through the park, which was an absolute blast. Our morning started early, as we had a lot to do before boarding our boat at 7:30am. Everyone…

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Alaska Trip 2015: Day Thirteen

– Cantwell, Alaska to Seward, Alaska – If you’ll recall, yesterday ended in a minor disappointment. We didn’t get to see Mt. McKinley. We were a little bummed, but not everyone gets to see it, so we let it go. We got up this morning from our hotel and got ready and got out of…

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Alaska Trip 2015: Day Twelve

– Cantwell, Alaska to Denali National Park – Today was a really big day. We did our bus tour of Denali, and boy did we have a good time. It was a really long day, too. We woke up around 6am and headed out to get some exercise. Mark, Ripley, Sabre, Mom, and I played…

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Alaska Trip 2015: Day Eleven

– Fairbanks, Alaska to Cantwell, Alaska – Today was our first day in Denali National Park. We’re also staying in a hotel tonight that we’re going to be in for more than one night. Up until today, we haven’t spent two nights in the same place. This morning, we tried to sleep until 6:30am since…

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Alaska Trip 2015: Day Ten

– Dawson City, Yukon Territory to Fairbanks, Alaska – Caribou. So many caribou today. We had a very exciting morning, and a much more relaxed afternoon. We had so much fun. This was one of everyone’s favorite days so far. We began our day at 5am and tried to get everyone showered and packed as…

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Alaska Trip 2015: Day Nine

– Whitehorse, Yukon Territory to Dawson City, Yukon Territory – We’ve been trailing along with the same bus from Missouri for three days now. We were just sure that when we got off of the Alaska Highway today to take the Klondike Loop, they wouldn’t come with us. But it wasn’t but a couple of┬áhours…

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Alaska Trip 2015: Day Eight

– Watson Lake, Yukon Territory to Whitehorse, Yukon Territory – Today we visited quite a few bridges. If yesterday was a day for animal sightings, today was a day for bridge sightings. In fact, we didn’t see any animals at all. We began our morning with a run around the lake in Watson Lake. Oddly…

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Alaska Trip 2015: Day Seven

– Fort Nelson, British Columbia to Watson Lake, Yukon Territory – Bears. Bears are everywhere around here. This morning, we woke up in Fort Nelson and went for a run at the community trail. At the start of the trail, which runs partially through the woods, there was a sign posted warning about bears, and…

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