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Travel Tuesday

Travel Tuesday: Advantages to traveling during off-season

Travel Tuesday

Travel Tuesday: Outdoor October activities for the kiddos

Travel Tuesday

Travel Tuesday: PFD travel fair

Travel Tuesday

Travel Tuesday: Top 5 spots to get the kids outside in September

Travel Tuesday

Travel Tuesday: Save your vacation days and travel within Alaska

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    Travel Tuesday: Advantages to traveling during off-season

    by Daybreak Staff on Oct 11, 11:00

    If the last two weeks have been any indication, it can prove to bring some pretty nice weather to southcentral. October is the month the tourist start to thin out. Combine the two, and it’s a great time for Alaskans to get out during the off-season to explore Alaska or beyond. Tuesday, Julie Saupe, the […]

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    Travel Tuesday: Outdoor October activities for the kiddos

    by Daybreak Staff on Oct 04, 12:26

    October is a time for the ghosts, goblins and Pokemon to start running around Alaska in search of tricks and treats. Tuesday, family fun expert Erin Kirkland and Cathy Janigo with Anchorage Parks and Recreation joined Daybreak with a list of kid-friendly activities to get the kids outside during the month of October. Haunted & […]

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    Travel Tuesday: PFD travel fair

    by Daybreak Staff on Sep 20, 12:38

    According to the State of Alaska’s website, Alaska Permanent Fund dividend checks will be sent out Oct. 6. Which begs the question: What will you do with your PFD? If you’re thinking about going on a vacation, but don’t have any ideas on where to go, the PFD Travel Fair can help point you in the […]

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    Travel Tuesday: Top 5 spots to get the kids outside in September

    by Daybreak Staff on Sep 06, 13:33

    School’s in session, schedules are being shuffled … It can be hard to get the kids outside this month, but Erin Kirkland with AK on the Go has five spots to visit in September that are fun for the whole family. First up is Kaleidoscape Play Studio in Anchorage, which reopened Sept. 6. It was […]

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    Travel Tuesday: Save your vacation days and travel within Alaska

    by Daybreak Staff on Aug 09, 9:06

    According to the U.S. Travel Association (USTA) 55 percent of Americans will leave two full vacation days unused. Most times, these days don’t rollover and can’t be used later. By doing so, Americans lost 658 million days, and around $61.4 billion in benefits, according the the study.  Julie Saupe with Visit Anchorage joined Daybreak on […]

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    Travel Tuesday: Family friendly day trips for August

    by Daybreak Staff on Aug 02, 12:40

      Daybreak anchors James Gaddis and Megan Mazurek stopped by the Alaska Botanical Garden and talked with AK on the Go’s Erin Kirkland, and Robin Dublin, executive director of the Botanical Garden about family day trips for August. First up was the Botanical Garden, which has trails and all sorts of activities for kids. Second […]

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    Travel Tuesday: Post-millennials want ‘experiences over souvenirs’ when traveling

    by Daybreak Staff on Jul 12, 10:21

    Anita Nelson with Visit Anchorage stopped by Daybreak for Travel Tuesday. With a rising demographic of world travelers, she discussed how Anchorage could get on their radars. Nelson said the demographic of travelers is changing and that includes what the “post-millennial” generation looks for on vacation. According to Nelson, the generation born in and after 1998 is […]

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    Travel Tuesday: Reading on the fly and family rafting adventures

    by Daybreak Staff on Jul 05, 13:08

    From rafting to reading, Daybreak’s family fun expert, Erin Kirkland, talked about her family’s recent rafting experience and her Read on the Fly reading program she launched just two weeks ago at Ted Stevens International Airport. Kirkland described  the new reading program as a free library concept for kids to read more and not play […]

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    Travel Tuesday: Flightseeing tour offers quick aerial view of Anchorage

    by Daybreak Staff on Jun 21, 18:00

    A new flightseeing tour is now making it easier than ever to take a tour of Alaska’s largest city from a floatplane. “Talk on the Dock” is an opportunity to learn from an experienced pilot about what it’s like to fly in some of the most remote parts of Alaska, and take off from Lake […]

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    Travel Tuesday: Driving the Alaska Highway

    by Daybreak Staff on Jun 07, 8:47

    A little-known travel package offers Alaska families a chance to see the Lower 48 and drive the Alaska Highway. The “Spring Adventure Package” is offered in mid-May at Great Alaskan Holidays in Anchorage. “Travelers meet at the Winnebago factory in Forest City, Iowa, pick up their RV and then drive to Alaska,” said Erin Kirkland […]

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    Travel Tuesday: Visit Anchorage Frontline Trade Show

    by Daybreak Staff on May 10, 15:22

    The first cruise ship of the season is set to dock at the Port of Anchorage on Memorial day. According to Visit Anchorage, the state is projected to bring in over 2 million visitors this year. On the heels of tourist season, businesses across the state are gearing up for one of its busiest times […]

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    Travel Tuesday: Campgrounds open for season

    by Daybreak Staff on May 03, 11:20

    Spring came early for Southcentral, thanks to the mild winter, allowing Alaska State Parks Department to open up many campgrounds ahead of schedule. A short drive gets you to the Bird Creek Campground, which is situated right off the Seward Highway. It’s a great place to bring the whole family, said Erin Kirkland with AK […]

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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 […]