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    What to expect at the Alaska Summer Showcase

    by Daybreak Staff on Mar 22, 11:37

    It’s a one-stop-shop to jump start your summer vacation plans. The annual Alaska Summer Showcase is happening Saturday at the Alaska Native Heritage Center. Local travel companies will be offering up specials that you can only get at the one-day event. Tuesday, organizer Scott McMurren joined Daybreak to talk about some of the “deals and […]

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    Travel Tuesday: Easter Train

    by Daybreak Staff on Mar 08, 10:25

    The Alaska Railroad is hosting its annual family-friendly Easter Train, complete with the Easter Bunny and a magician. Two Easter Trains are set to embark from Anchorage’s downtown depot on March 26, one at 10 a.m. the other departing at 3 .p.m. Both trips will last about two and half hours, traveling south to Indian, […]

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    Travel Tuesday: Go West Summit

    by Daybreak Staff on Feb 09, 17:07

    With the state grappling with a massive deficit, low oil prices and the loss of jobs in the oil industry, tourism has never been more important. That’s why a special travel-related event later this month couldn’t come at a better time. Tuesday, Julie Saupe, the President and CEO of Visit Anchorage joined Daybreak to talk […]

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    Travel Tuesday: Family travel first-aid kits

    by Daybreak Staff on Feb 02, 14:31

    Health and safety is all the talk for family travel as Alaskans are planning trips for spring break. That often means heading south to warmer weather. On the heels of the World Health Organization declaring the Zika virus an international public health emergency, Alaskans are wondering if it’s still safe to travel. Tuesday, Erin Kirkland […]

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    Travel Tuesday: Alaska Railroad expands service

    by Daybreak Staff on Jan 26, 16:23

    Alaskans have a few more months to take in the snow and scenery, not to mention some of the state’s biggest events. To help explore the Last Frontier’s winter wonderland, the Alaska Railroad is expanding its services. Tuesday, Tim Sullivan, the spokesperson for the Alaska Railroad, joined Daybreak with the breakdown on it’s expanded services […]

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    Travel Tuesday: Enjoying ‘Learn to Ski and Snowboard Month’ in Alaska

    by Daybreak Staff on Jan 05, 12:54

    January is “learn to ski and snowboard month.” What better place to give it a go, than right here in Alaska! The nationwide initiative is sponsored by professional instructors and industry leaders to encourage people of all ages to learn or improve their skills. Alyeska Resort in Girdwood and Eaglecrest Ski Area in Juneau are […]

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    Alaska Airlines: 5 gifts that just won’t fly this holiday season

    by Sierra Starks on Dec 22, 10:25

    This time of year, the Ted Stevens International Airport is buzzing with holiday travelers and their luggage in abundance. ‘Tis the season for giving — and gifting. Wherever travelers are headed for the holidays, not everything they can pack will actually make it under the destination’s Christmas tree, says Tim Thompson with Alaska Airlines. Here’s […]

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    Travel Tuesday: ‘Project Time Off’ calls for Americans to take more vacation days

    by Daybreak Staff on Dec 08, 11:06

    On average, the U.S. Travel Association says Americans now take just 16 days off from work every year. That’s the lowest number in the last 40 years. How do we reverse the trend? Tuesday, Visit Anchorage president and CEO, Julie Saupe, joined Daybreak to talk about a new initiative by the Travel Association, called “Project Time […]

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    Travel Tuesday: Gifting experiences during the holidays

    by Daybreak Staff on Dec 01, 10:34

    Erin Kirkland, Daybreak’s family-fun expert, stopped by the show Tuesday to propose a twist on traditional gift giving. Rather than wrapping things, offer up activities instead, she says. Why go this route? According to the U.S. Travel Association, today’s working families are taking less time off than ever. “So what’s happening is this is translating into […]

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    Travel Tuesday: All aboard the holiday train

    by Daybreak Staff on Nov 17, 10:22

    Santa is traveling back to the railbelt next month and he’s bringing the Christmas spirit with him. The annual holiday train kicks off next month with three weekends worth of family friendly fun. Meghan Clemens with the Alaska Railroad joined Daybreak Tuesday to talk about this year’s event and how she says it will bring […]

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    Travel Tuesday: Big Wild Life Trivia Contest

    by Daybreak Staff on Nov 10, 8:18

    Celebrating 25 years of trivia — the annual Big Wild Life Trivia Contest is challenging students to learn more about their state through some friendly competition — Jeopardy style. Today, students from eight schools are taking part in the trivia contest’s final round. Julie Saupe with Visit Anchorage joined Daybreak to talk about the event […]

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    Travel Tuesday: Bonding with pie making

    by Daybreak Staff on Nov 03, 13:32

    November can be dark and dreary, but your spirits might lift this month with a special opportunity for tweens and teens to bond with their parents. Daybreak’s family fun expert, Erin Kirkland, joined the show Tuesday to talk about how the Talkeetna Roadhouse is helping families bond over making pies. Classes are held Saturdays, from […]

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    Travel Tuesday: Winter fun for everyone

    by Daybreak Staff on Oct 20, 8:46

    Kathy Dunn with Tourism Alaska stopped by Daybreak this morning to talk about winter fun. From sled dog tours to aurora-viewing getaways, the state is packed with things to do when there’s snow on the ground. Some topics discussed: Skiing and snowboarding Viewing the northern lights Sled dog tours Snowmachine tours Watch the video above […]

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    Travel Tuesday: October activities close to Anchorage

    by Daybreak Staff on Oct 06, 11:17

    Many parts of Alaska had an early blast of winter last week, but the calendar still says fall. October is a great time to grab a hoodie and the kids for some fun before winter officially arrives. Tuesday, Erin Kirkland with AK On the Go, joined Daybreak with some family-fun activities and destinations the whole […]

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    Travel Tuesday: PFD edition

    by Daybreak Staff on Sep 29, 11:24

    In just a few days, many Alaskans will be $2,072 richer. For those who don’t need to pay off bills, the money will likely go toward a nice vacation outside the state. This year’s Permanent Fund Dividend is the largest payout ever, when unadjusted for inflation. Retailers and the travel industry are hoping to cash […]

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    Travel Tuesday: Fall festivites

    by Daybreak Staff on Sep 15, 15:52

    The chill of fall is in the air, which means Alaska’s busiest travel season is coming to a close. Now it’s time for locals to take in all the fall festivities across the state to celebrate the last few weeks of snow-free fun. Jesse Carlstrom with Travel Alaska joined Daybreak to give a rundown on […]

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    Travel Tuesday: Outdoor fall activities

    by Daybreak Staff on Sep 08, 11:41

    The leaves are turning in many places across Southcentral. Even some parts of the state are reporting snowfall. It’s safe to say fall is officially in the air in Alaska. All you need is an extra layer of clothing to still have plenty of outdoor fun this month. Julie Saupe with Visit Anchorage joined Daybreak […]

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    Travel Tuesday: Labor Day weekend getaways

    by Daybreak Staff on Sep 01, 12:06

    The unofficial end to summer is right around the corner. Still, Alaskans won’t hesitate to take advantage of the upcoming Labor Day weekend. Family fun expert Erin Kirkland joined Daybreak Tuesday with her Top 5 list of destinations and activities for the long weekend ahead: Camping and hiking in Denali National Park and Preserve “Hurricane Turn” […]

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    Travel Tuesday: Viewing Alaska’s wildlife

    by Daybreak Staff on Aug 18, 14:23

    Get inspired to make the most of your August by getting out this weekend. There are a lot of options for quick weekend trips for the family to learn more about Alaska’s wildlife. Kathy Dunn with the State of Alaska joined Daybreak Tuesday to share some popular hotspots for people of all ages. Alaska SeaLife […]

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    Travel Tuesday: August events

    by Daybreak Staff on Aug 11, 10:54

    With the nights starting to get a little cooler and darker and school beginning next week, the summer season is unfortunately starting to run out. We all want to make the most of it while it lasts. Tuesday Julie Saupe with Visit Anchorage joined Daybreak with a list of some events to keep us on […]