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Travel Tuesday

Travel Tuesday: New travel trends

Travel Tuesday

Travel Tuesday: Planning summer road trips with RVs

Travel Tuesday

Travel Tuesday: Save some cash at the Alaska Summer Showcase

Travel Tuesday

Save on summer travel for you and your out-of-town guests

Travel Tuesday

Alaska family travel expert releases new book

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    Travel Tuesday: New travel trends

    by Daybreak Staff on Apr 11, 12:16

    Traveling Alaskans will notice some new travel trends, inspired by technology or catering to healthy lifestyles. Julie Saupe, the president and CEO of Visit Anchorage, said most of the new trends start with hospitality. For example, in the Ted Stevens International Anchorage Airport, travelers can get a haircut or spa services inside the terminal. She […]

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    Travel Tuesday: Planning summer road trips with RVs

    by Daybreak Staff on Apr 04, 12:05

    Alaskans gearing up for that summer road trip may want to consider a recreational vehicle (RV), or motorhome. AK on the GO’s Erin Kirkland said there’s plenty of reasons to get one for a vacation. Kirkland says it’s a dry, warm place to sleep with lots of space. There are some things to consider before […]

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    Travel Tuesday: Save some cash at the Alaska Summer Showcase

    by Daybreak Staff on Mar 21, 11:58

    Alaskans who want to get a jump start on the summer travel season can expect some great deals and prizes at the fourth Alaska Summer Showcase.  Prizes include a trip for two on Alaska Airlines’ new partner Condor Air, a bear viewing trip with the Brooks Lodge in Katmai National Park, the 26 Glacier Cruise […]

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    Save on summer travel for you and your out-of-town guests

    by Daybreak Staff on Mar 14, 11:55

    The official start to the spring season is about one week away, but the time to save on summer travel is now, says Julie Saupe, president and CEO of Visit Anchorage. Travel experts say planning ahead can help save people and their out-of-town visitors a lot of money. So much so, they might just splurge […]

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    Alaska family travel expert releases new book

    by Daybreak Staff on Mar 08, 11:51

    “Alaska On the Go: Exploring the Alaska Marine Highway System with Children” will soon be available for pre-order. The book was written by Erin Kirkland, creator of the Alaska family travel website, AKontheGo.com. Her first book, “Alaska on the Go: Exploring the 49th State with Children” was published in 2014 and has already be reprinted once, […]

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    Travel Tuesday: Bleisure, blending business with leisure

    by Daybreak Staff on Feb 14, 12:39

    Going on a “bleisure” trip is becoming more and more common. Bleisure is a new term in the travel industry, and blends business with leisure time. The public affairs manager with Visit Anchorage, Anita Nelson, said taking a few days during that business trip to soak up the culture with another person could actually be […]

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    Travel Tuesday: All aboard the Alaska Railroad with AKontheGO

    by Daybreak Staff on Feb 07, 13:13

    Looking to keep the kids engaged and get out of town this winter? Erin Kirkland with AKontheGO recommends the Alaska Rail Road’s winter trains. Kirkland’s choice? The train to Talkeetna, as it’s just right for the kids and parents. “You can bring snacks, you can bring books, we brought some games, and three hours went […]

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    Travel Tuesday: Family fun on board the Valentine train

    by Daybreak Staff on Jan 31, 11:54

    Think outside the box and show the family some love with the Alaska Railroad’s Kid’s Valentine’s Day train. Act quickly though, because tickets sell out fast according to Meghan Clemens, the railroad’s marketing manager. Clemens mentioned the event train is a way to make new family memories and see more of Alaska. “There’s going to […]

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    Travel Tuesday: National Plan Your Vacation Day

    by Daybreak Staff on Jan 10, 16:03

    Planning a vacation at the last minute can be daunting, as can figuring out how to use all those vacation days. Luckily there’s a day set aside to plan for both and it’s coming up soon — National Plan Your Vacation Day is on Jan. 31. But why plan for a vacation so early on in […]

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    Getting a jump on 2017 fun with AKontheGo

    by Daybreak Staff on Jan 03, 11:10

    It may be in the single digits right now, but it’s never too late to book your getaways for the rest of 2017. According to Erin Kirkland of AKontheGO.com, now is the time to plan ahead to the next spring, summer and fall Alaska getaway. Along with that advice, Kirkland had four tips for exploring […]

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    Travel Tuesday: December events offer a taste of the world’s cultures

    by Daybreak Staff on Dec 13, 14:56

    You can get a slice of some of the world’s cultures this month, all without leaving Anchorage. According to Julie Saupe, president and CEO of Visit Anchorage, there’s a handful of events to sample cultures from around the world, including food and dance. Saupe said the events help families “start locally” — getting exposed to new […]

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    Travel Tuesday: Top 5 picks for December family fun

    by Daybreak Staff on Dec 06, 12:27

    Looking for a handful of family fun activities for December? Erin Kirkland from AK on the Go has five choices for this holiday season. First up is the Anchorage Museum at Rasmuson Center, hosting the annual Wells Fargo Family Free Day on the Dec. 18. Kirkland says the day will feature a kid-friendly tour of their […]

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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 […]