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Travel Tuesday: Brew tours

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Travel Tuesday: Renting an RV for summer family fun

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Travel Tuesday: Fishing derbies

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Travel Tuesday: Racing around Alaska

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    Travel Tuesday: Brew tours

    by Daybreak Staff on Jul 21, 10:40

    There is something big about breweries and it seems like Alaska can’t get enough of them. According to Jesse Carlstrom, tourism marketing manager with the state tourism office, the state has 30 breweries and five distilleries with more on the way. “Visitors are spending tons,” Carlstrom said. “It’s actually, to be exact, $333 million was the […]

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    Travel Tuesday: Renting an RV for summer family fun

    by Daybreak Staff on Jul 07, 13:09

    If you plan to take a road trip with the kids this summer, Daybreak family fun expert Erin Kirkland of AKontheGo.com says you may want to consider trading in the car and hotel rooms for a rental RV. “What people need to remember, if they rent an RV they’re bundling in meals, they’re bundling in lodging and bundling […]

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    Travel Tuesday: Fishing derbies

    by Daybreak Staff on Jun 16, 14:09

    It’s sport fishing at its finest. Fishing derbies lure anglers throughout Southcentral to test their fishing skills. It’s also a way for visitors and locals alike to get out and win prizes while helping local charities support sustainability efforts and contribute to fun local scholarships. Britteny Cioni‑Haydwood with the Division of Economic Development joined Daybreak […]

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    Travel Tuesday: Racing around Alaska

    by Daybreak Staff on May 19, 14:00

    It has been a warm spring and Alaskans are beginning to soak up the midnight sun. It’s the time of year where people explore the terrain by foot as dozens of races happen around the state during the summer months. Jon Bittner, deputy commissioner of the Alaska Department of Commerce, Community, and Economic Development, visited […]

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    Travel Tuesday: The Alaska Railroad

    by Daybreak Staff on May 19, 12:45

    The Alaska Railroad’s summer schedule is now in full effect with some new stops included. Tim Sullivan with the Alaska Railroad joined Daybreak with the details on what’s new this year. The Coastal Classic train is offering daily round-trip service from Anchorage to Girdwood to Seward. Sullivan says it’s one of the best trips visitors […]

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    Travel Tuesday: Family fun for Mother’s Day and beyond

    by Daybreak Staff on May 05, 11:08

    The weather has been nothing short of spectacular the last few days. With Mother’s Day this weekend, it’s the perfect time to do some outdoor activities with the family. The holiday weekend is typically a time when a lot of Alaskan attractions kick off for the summer. Family fun expert Erin Kirkland joined Daybreak Tuesday morning […]

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    Travel Tuesday: Spring weekend trip ideas

    by Daybreak Staff on Apr 21, 11:31

    Local tourism businesses are opening up and many have great early deals Alaskans can take advantage of. Here are some great weekend trips for the family, according to Kathy Dunn with Travel Alaska. Wildlife Viewing In addition to the annual gray whale watching tours going on in Seward, wildlife viewing is a great option for families […]

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    Travel Tuesday: Spring hikes with the kiddos

    by Daybreak Staff on Apr 07, 9:27

    Daybreak’s family fun expert has some recommendations for spring hikes around Anchorage this month. Erin Kirkland, of AKontheGo.com, joined James and Megan on the couch for Travel Tuesday. She said families must first keep safety in mind. “Dress appropriately, have good footwear, don’t take on more than your youngest family member [can handle],” Kirkland explained. […]

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    Travel Tuesday: This is the year to visit Europe

    by Daybreak Staff on Mar 17, 10:56

    A trip across the pond could cost you about 30 percent less in 2015, according to Daybreak Travel Guru Scott McMurren. “The Euro is in a precipitous dive against the dollar, almost par right now. When I went to Sicily last year it was $1.40,” McMurren said. “Now it’s trending at $1.06. Analysts predict it […]

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    Travel Tuesday: Aviation Museums for AvGeeks

    by Daybreak Staff on Mar 10, 9:17

    If you’re an aviation geek like Daybreak Travel Guru Scott McMurren, there are some museums in Alaska and the Lower 48 you may want to visit. Although he isn’t a pilot, McMurren’s family has a rich aviation heritage. It’s why he was first interested in visiting The National World War II Museum in New Orleans. […]

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    Travel Tuesday takes to New Orleans

    by Daybreak Staff on Mar 03, 11:15

    If you can’t wait any longer for those warmer temperatures, a flight to New Orleans for spring break might be in order. Daybreak Travel Guru Scott McMurren is already there. He joined the Daybreak crew via Skype Tuesday morning to share some of his experiences down south, should you want to follow his lead. Alaska Airlines recently […]

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    Travel Tuesday: Tips for healthy travels

    by Daybreak Staff on Feb 24, 8:50

    Do you know who sat in your seat last? The next time you board a plane you may want to bring some small-scale cleaning supplies. KTVA’s Travel Guru Scott McMurren offered some tips to healthy traveling on Daybreak Tuesday morning. He recommends you bring wet wipes to clean your armrests, headrest and tray table. “Be […]

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    Travel Tuesday: Finding hotel rooms and rental cars on Priceline

    by Daybreak Staff on Feb 17, 11:54

      Daybreak Travel Guru Scott McMurren offered some valuable tips when bidding on hotel rooms and rental cars on travel bidding sites, like Priceline. “You’ve really got to know what you’re doing and this is part of the ‘gamefication’ of travel,” McMurren said. ”If you check the bidding sites and then go to Priceline, sometimes you can […]

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    Travel Tuesday: 10 mid-winter airfare deals

    by Daybreak Staff on Feb 10, 11:03

    Travel Tuesday is the day to get the best deals and steals on airfare: New York, Los Angeles, Chicago. But “big city” isn’t the only destination on Daybreak travel guru’s radar this week. Scott McMurren made a pit stop to the studios to share some great mid-winter air fares. Anchorage to San Diego for $382 […]

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    Travel Tuesday: Planning for international travel

    by Daybreak Staff on Feb 03, 11:43

    Winter is whipping by, which means travel season will be here before you know it. If a trip overseas is in your plans, Scott McMurren has the 411 on international travel to get you started in the right direction. “It’s just a few months before our international non-stops come back into play and make international […]

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    Travel Tuesday: Valentine’s Day in-state getaways

    by Daybreak Staff on Jan 20, 11:51

    If you haven’t thought of Valentine’s Day ideas just yet, travel guru Scott McMurren has a go-to list of in-state getaways. Alyeska Resort Winter Romance Package: $249 per couple 1. Bottle of Veuve Clicquot champagne 2. Handmade gourmet chocolate treat 3. Room service breakfast for two 4. Overnight accommodations Land’s End Resort Romance Package: $139 […]

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    Travel Tuesday: Preparing for the summer visitors

    by Daybreak Staff on Jan 13, 13:30

    Are you expecting an influx of visitors from the Lower 48 this summer? Daybreak’s Travel Guru says now is the time to prepare for their Alaskan adventure. “It’s only January but I don’t know about you, people are booking space on my couch already. There is the wave of visitors coming,” McMurren said. McMurren joined […]

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    Travel Tuesday: Debunking travel myths

    by Daybreak Staff on Jan 06, 15:04

    Daybreak’s travel guru wants to dispel some travel myths before residents book their next flight. Scott McMurren joined Daybreak on the couch Tuesday morning with the low down. First, there is no single “Golden Hour” during the day to get the best airfare. McMurren said every hour is a golden hour in today’s always-on marketplace. […]

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    Travel Tuesday: New Year’s resolutions

    by Daybreak Staff on Dec 30, 9:17

    Daybreak travel guru Scott McMurren offered some resolution recommendations for frequent flyers in 2015. He broke them down into two categories: Give and Take. GIVE thanks to flight attendants, agents, etc. GIVE assistance to fellow travelers GIVE tips and information to friends and relatives GIVE up about half of your luggage (you won’t need it) […]

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    Travel Tuesday: Airline service will get worse

    by Daybreak Staff on Dec 23, 13:22

    Anchorage – Several airline carriers are planning to worsen their service next year, according to Daybreak’s travel guru Scott McMurren. “Let’s start right out with a lump of coal for Delta Airlines, shall we,” McMurren said. “Their new basic economy pricing, there’s no advance seat assignment, you’re the last to board. That means you’re in […]