Travel Tuesday: Beat the heat with fun adventures

Travel Tuesday: Beat the heat with fun adventures

Visit Anchorage stopped by Daybreak to discuss "cool" travel itineraries to beat this summer heat!

Travel Tuesday: Alaska Airlines increases service to popular winter destinations

Travel Tuesday: Alaska Airlines increases service to popular winter destinations

Alaska Airlines expands service to leisure destinations, a perfect choice when braving a long, cold Alaska winter.

Travel Tuesday: Scottish Highland Games come to Southcentral Alaska

Travel Tuesday: Scottish Highland Games come to Southcentral Alaska

The 38th annual Alaska Scottish Highland Games is coming to the Alaska State Fairgrounds in Palmer, this Saturday!

Travel Tuesday: Touring glaciers around Southcentral

Travel Tuesday: Touring glaciers around Southcentral

Visit Anchorage highlights ways to see the amazing glaciers, that bring tourists to Southcentral Alaska.

Travel Tuesday: postage stamps advertise Alaska national parks

Travel Tuesday: postage stamps advertise Alaska national parks

Alaska's national parks are seeing a boom in tourism, despite a more downward trend nationally.

Travel Tuesday: Activities for Anchorage summer visitors

Travel Tuesday: Activities for Anchorage summer visitors

Looking for fun local activities and attractions that are sure to please summer visitors? Visit Anchorage offers resources on this Travel Tuesday!

Travel Tuesday: Law enforcement to ramp up patrols on Memorial Day weekend

Travel Tuesday: Law enforcement to ramp up patrols on Memorial Day weekend

Nationwide, Memorial Day weekend is one of the more dangerous times for travel and Alaska ranks among the top 10 states for holiday accidents.

Travel Tuesday: A 'totally lost' Asian duck makes water landing in Anchorage

Travel Tuesday: A 'totally lost' Asian duck makes water landing in Anchorage

As of Tuesday morning, the falcated duck was nowhere to be found, but the novelty hasn't worn off as many wonder: How did it end up here?

Travel Tuesday: report ranks U.S. airlines by safety, reliability

Travel Tuesday: report ranks U.S. airlines by safety, reliability

If you're traveling by air any time soon, you may want to consider this before you buy your ticket. A new report by the online credit reporting agency, Wallet Hub, outlines 2019's best airlines based on a series of metrics, including cancellations, mishap

Travel Tuesday: Alaska Airlines is official airline of Seattle Pride

Travel Tuesday: Alaska Airlines is official airline of Seattle Pride

Alaska Airlines is the official airline partner of Seattle Pride, Washington state's largest LGBTQ parade.

Travel Tuesday: How Alaska's national parks influenced transportation

Travel Tuesday: How Alaska's national parks influenced transportation

National parks have become an economic driver in Alaska.

Travel Tuesday: A road trip through Alaska's 'treasured tiny towns'

Travel Tuesday: A road trip through Alaska's 'treasured tiny towns'

Longer days and warmer temperatures have some Alaskans thinking about hitting the road. Courtney Stanley, owner of A Cabin by the Pond in Kenai, has mapped out her ideal adventure -- a journey through what she calls Alaska's "treasured tiny towns." "I see

Travel Tuesday: Summer fun around Anchorage

Travel Tuesday: Summer fun around Anchorage

Jack Bonney is the director of content and engagement for Visit Anchorage joined Daybreak for this week's Travel Tuesday to discuss local adventures that even seasoned Alaskans may not be aware of.

Travel Tuesday: Alaska Summer Showcase

Travel Tuesday: Alaska Summer Showcase

Alaska travel expert Scott McMurren joined Daybreak to discuss the 2019 Alaska Summer Showcase.

Travel Tuesday: Boeing CEO addresses 737 MAX safety

Travel Tuesday: Boeing CEO addresses 737 MAX safety

Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg made his first public comments following two 737 MAX jet crashes within five months.

Travel Tuesday: Hundreds of volunteers expected for 2019 Iditarod

Travel Tuesday: Hundreds of volunteers expected for 2019 Iditarod

With just four days to go until the ceremonial start of the 2019 Iditarod sled dog race, thousands of people are on their way to Anchorage. Besides drawing spectators from around the world, this year, the Iditarod Trail Committee says it's expecting more

Travel Tuesday: All aboard the Fur Rondy Express

Travel Tuesday: All aboard the Fur Rondy Express

Travel Tuesday shows you a new way to enjoy the classic celebration Fur Rendezvous!

Travel Tuesday: Winter events fuel Anchorage tourism

Travel Tuesday: Winter events fuel Anchorage tourism

While summer months are better known for fueling the tourism industry in Alaska, Anchorage plays hosts to some big winter events that generate a large economic impact.

Travel Tuesday: Anchorage tourism set to grow in 2019

Travel Tuesday: Anchorage tourism set to grow in 2019

Travel Tuesday looks at the Anchorage Economic Development Corp. forecast for tourism in 2019.

Travel Tuesday: Foreign exchange students need host families

Travel Tuesday: Foreign exchange students need host families

If you happen to have an extra bedroom, AFS-USA Alaska would love for you to be a foreign exchange student host parent!

Travel Tuesday: Alaska Airlines' constituent fares to Juneau

Travel Tuesday: Alaska Airlines' constituent fares to Juneau

Alaska Airlines offers a special constituent fare to Juneau during the legislative session.

Travel Tuesday: New Icy Strait Point pier could boost cruise ship tourism

Travel Tuesday: New Icy Strait Point pier could boost cruise ship tourism

A new pier at Icy Strait Point will allow more cruise ships in and out.

Travel Tuesday: Cyber Week flight deals for Alaska

Travel Tuesday: Cyber Week flight deals for Alaska

Scott McMurren of Alaska Travelgram talks Cyber Week airfare deals on Travel Tuesday.

Travel Tuesday: Holiday travel tips from Alaska Airlines

Travel Tuesday: Holiday travel tips from Alaska Airlines

Alaska Airlines' Scott Habberstad discusses emotional support and service animals, the new hangar at ANC and holiday travel.

Travel Tuesday: Winter tourism in Anchorage

Travel Tuesday: Winter tourism in Anchorage

Visit Anchorage discusses winter tourism on Travel Tuesday.

Travel Tuesday: Alaska Air and Delta getting upgrades

Travel Tuesday: Alaska Air and Delta getting upgrades

Alaska Airlines is set to open a new hangar at Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport and Delta will soon see new planes in the sky.

Travel Tuesday: APD's tips for home safety when leaving town

Travel Tuesday: APD's tips for home safety when leaving town

APD suggests ways to keep your home and valuables safe while you're on vacation.

Travel Tuesday: TSA adds 50 more K-9 agents

Travel Tuesday: TSA adds 50 more K-9 agents

The Transportation Security Administration is expanding its K9 program, adding 50 new dog and handler teams across the U.S.

Travel Tuesday: Slow travel

Travel Tuesday: Slow travel

Industry experts say it's a new name for an old notion. "It's about making a very conscious decision to slow down and really immerse yourself into a destination," said Julie Saupe, president of Visit Anchorage.

Travel Tuesday: Expect less airplane noise in city as runway reopens

Travel Tuesday: Expect less airplane noise in city as runway reopens

A busy runway at the Ted Stevens International Airport in Anchorage will reopen for smaller aircraft Tuesday, a move expected to lessen the amount of traffic and noise people have been hearing over the city over the past several weeks.

Travel Tuesday: Alaska Airlines giveaway

Travel Tuesday: Alaska Airlines giveaway

Alaska Airlines is giving away thousands of miles over the next few weeks on its Club 49 Facebook page.

Travel Tuesday: Exploring Alaska State Parks

Travel Tuesday: Exploring Alaska State Parks

We're helping you plan your summer adventure on this Travel Tuesday, by encouraging you to explore Alaska's State Parks.

Travel Tuesday: Frontline Trade Show

Travel Tuesday: Frontline Trade Show

The Frontline Trade Show is an event dedicated to local food and lodging, giving you all you need to know when you're planning an Alaskan adventure

Travel Tuesday: Virgin America disappearing from US airports

Travel Tuesday: Virgin America disappearing from US airports

Virgin America airport kiosks and airplanes are all being transformed under the Alaska Airlines brand.

Travel Tuesday: April adventures

Travel Tuesday: April adventures

Spring is here which means the days are getting longer and the temperatures are rising. Julie Saupe, president and CEO of Visit Anchorage joined Daybreak to list some of her best bets for April to celebrate spring.

Travel Tuesday: 2018 Alaska Summer Showcase

Travel Tuesday: 2018 Alaska Summer Showcase

The Alaska Summer Showcase is returning, bringing travel companies from across Alaska and beyond under one roof, with exclusive travel deals and thousands of dollars in travel prizes.

Travel Tuesday: Beer and Bore Tides

Travel Tuesday: Beer and Bore Tides

As the spring equinox approaches, we have a unique way for you to beat the cabin fever on this Travel Tuesday: beer and bore tides.

Travel Tuesday: Adventurers of the Year

Travel Tuesday: Adventurers of the Year

Paul Nickles and Christina Mittermeier have been named 'Adventurers of the Year' by National Geographic-- and with good reason.

Travel Tuesday: Scenic kayak tours with Liquid Adventures

Travel Tuesday: Scenic kayak tours with Liquid Adventures

On this Travel Tuesday, we want to show you how you can take a tour of one of the most scenic and remote areas of Alaska.

Travel Tuesday: Guide or go it alone

Travel Tuesday: Guide or go it alone

The next time you go on an adventure, should you get a guide, or go it alone?

Travel Tuesday: Arctic Bath Hotel

Travel Tuesday: Arctic Bath Hotel

On this Travel Tuesday, we take you inside the Arctic Bath Hotel.

Travel Tuesday: Service Animals

Travel Tuesday: Service Animals

On this Travel Tuesday, we are taking a look at Delta Airlines' recent crackdown on bringing service animals onto a flight.

Travel Tuesday: Constituent fare to Juneau

Travel Tuesday: Constituent fare to Juneau

The first legislative session of 2018 has begun in Juneau, and on this Travel Tuesday, we want to tell you about a special fare that can get you there affordably to have your voice heard.

Travel Tuesday: Winter Adventures

Travel Tuesday: Winter Adventures

Julie Saupe, president and CEO of Visit Anchorage, joined Daybreak with four ways to get out and explore this winter.

Travel Tuesday: New security technology in airports

Travel Tuesday: New security technology in airports

On this Travel Tuesday, we introduce you to some of the new paper-less technology being implemented in airports across the nation.

Travel Tuesday: Visiting North Korea

Travel Tuesday: Visiting North Korea

On this travel Tuesday we take a look at the struggling tourism industry in North Korea.

Travel Tuesday: 3 gadgets to bring when you fly

Travel Tuesday: 3 gadgets to bring when you fly

Three gagets that are recomended to make traveling for the holidays less stressful.

Travel Tuesday: Giving the gift of travel

Travel Tuesday: Giving the gift of travel

If you are still looking for the perfect gift to give for the holidays, maybe it isn't a material thing you should buy, but a trip for a loved one.

Travel Tuesday: The Alaska Railroad extending departures for the holidays

Travel Tuesday: The Alaska Railroad extending departures for the holidays

The Alaska Railroad in extending its departures north for the season.

Travel Tuesday: After Cyber Monday comes Travel Deal Tuesday

Travel Tuesday: After Cyber Monday comes Travel Deal Tuesday

The day after Cyber Monday is known as Travel Deal Tuesday -- one of the best days of the year for travel deals.

Travel Tuesday: Skip Gen Trips

Travel Tuesday: Skip Gen Trips

On this Travel Tuesday, we take a look at a new trend called 'skip gen' trips, where grandparents and grand kids go on a vacation, and leave the parents at home.

Travel Tuesday: The Secret to Upgrades

Travel Tuesday: The Secret to Upgrades

Learn the secret to getting the most out your trip through deals and upgrades at the airline. Travel guru Scott McMurren discusses some of those secrets.

Travel Tuesday: Freight for Less

Travel Tuesday: Freight for Less

On this Travel Tuesday we have a breaking announcement from Alaska Airlines. Scott Habberstad with Alaska Airlines joined us to reveal the news.

Travel Tuesday: Alaska Federation of Natives convention

Travel Tuesday: Alaska Federation of Natives convention

The Alaska Federation of Natives convention kicks off next week, this year with the theme 'strength in unity'.

Travel Tuesday: The Alaska Railroad's Halloween Train

Travel Tuesday: The Alaska Railroad's Halloween Train

Families looking for a fun fall experience may find just what they're looking for with The Alaska Railroad's Halloween Train.

Travel Tuesday: Stories around Alaska

Travel Tuesday: Stories around Alaska

On this Travel Tuesday, a number of stories around Alaska, including great deals for your PFD, a series of planes being retired by Alaska Airlines, and a travel Milestone hit in Ketchikan.

Travel Tuesday: PFD Travel Fair

Travel Tuesday: PFD Travel Fair

This Saturday the PFD Travel Fair will be taking place at the Bill Sheffield Railroad Depot inside of Ted Stevens International Airport.

Travel Tuesday: Wildlife Watching in Anchorage

Travel Tuesday: Wildlife Watching in Anchorage

On this Travel Tuesday, we take a look at locations featuring various wildlife that you can see without even having to leave the Anchorage bowl.

Travel Tuesday: Waiting to Book your Holiday Trip

Travel Tuesday: Waiting to Book your Holiday Trip

On this Travel Tuesday, why it may be best to hold off until a bit later to book your holiday vacation.

Travel Tuesday: European Cities Discouraging Tourism

Travel Tuesday: European Cities Discouraging Tourism

On this Travel Tuesday we take a look at how certain European cities that are popular to tourists have started becoming vocal about how they would rather those tourists not visit.

Travel Tuesday: Being a tourist in your own backyard

Travel Tuesday: Being a tourist in your own backyard

After a few busy summer months, there are only a few final weeks of summer, before the kids head back to school.

Travel Tuesday: The hidden gems of Anchorage

Travel Tuesday: The hidden gems of Anchorage

Looking for some unique places in Anchorage to show off to visiting friends and relatives?

Travel Tuesday: Work martyrs

Travel Tuesday: Work martyrs

Employees thinking they are helping their employer by not using all their vacation time could in fact not be helping them at all.

Travel Tuesday: Museum of Alaska Transportation & Industry

Travel Tuesday: Museum of Alaska Transportation & Industry

For the last 50 years, the Museum of Alaska Transportation & Industry in Wasilla has kept our state’s transportation history alive.

Travel Tuesday: Alaska Airlines Club 49 giving away 250,000 miles

Travel Tuesday: Alaska Airlines Club 49 giving away 250,000 miles

The Alaska Airlines’ Club 49 will be giving away 250,000 airline miles throughout the month of June during its Summer Sweepstakes.

Travel Tuesday: 2017 Visit Anchorage Frontline Tradeshow

Travel Tuesday: 2017 Visit Anchorage Frontline Tradeshow

During National Travel and Tourism Week, Visit Anchorage will be hosting its Frontline Tradeshow on Thursday, May 11.

Travel Tuesday: Keeping mom in mind for the month of May

Travel Tuesday: Keeping mom in mind for the month of May

May is a good month for Alaskans to start breaking out the camping gear and enjoying the summer. It’s also the month for mothers.

Travel Tuesday: New travel trends

Travel Tuesday: New travel trends

Traveling Alaskans will notice some new travel trends, inspired by technology or catering to healthy lifestyles.

Travel Tuesday: Planning summer road trips with RVs

Travel Tuesday: Planning summer road trips with RVs

Alaskans gearing up for that summer road trip may want to consider a recreational vehicle (RV), or motorhome.

Travel Tuesday: Save some cash at the Alaska Summer Showcase

Travel Tuesday: Save some cash at the Alaska Summer Showcase

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.

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

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

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.

Alaska family travel expert releases new book

Alaska family travel expert releases new book

“Alaska On the Go: Exploring the Alaska Marine Highway System with Children” will soon be available for pre-order.

Travel Tuesday: Bleisure, blending business with leisure

Travel Tuesday: Bleisure, blending business with leisure

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.

Travel Tuesday: All aboard the Alaska Railroad with AKontheGO

Travel Tuesday: All aboard the Alaska Railroad with AKontheGO

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.

Travel Tuesday: Family fun on board the Valentine train

Travel Tuesday: Family fun on board the Valentine train

Think outside the box and show the family some love with the Alaska Railroad’s Kid’s Valentine’s Day train.

Travel Tuesday: National Plan Your Vacation Day

Travel Tuesday: National Plan Your Vacation Day

Planning a vacation at the last minute can be daunting, as can figuring out how to use all those vacation days.

Getting a jump on 2017 fun with AKontheGo

Getting a jump on 2017 fun with AKontheGo

It may be in the single digits right now, but it’s never too late to book your getaways for the rest of 2017.

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

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

You can get a slice of some of the world’s cultures this month, all without leaving Anchorage.

Travel Tuesday: Top 5 picks for December family fun

Travel Tuesday: Top 5 picks for December family fun

Looking for a handful of family fun activities for December?

Travel Tuesday: Advantages to traveling during off-season

Travel Tuesday: Advantages to traveling during off-season

If the last two weeks have been any indication, it can prove to bring some pretty nice weather to southcentral.

Travel Tuesday: Outdoor October activities for the kiddos

Travel Tuesday: Outdoor October activities for the kiddos

October is a time for the ghosts, goblins and Pokemon to start running around Alaska in search of tricks and treats.

Travel Tuesday: PFD travel fair

Travel Tuesday: PFD travel fair

According to the State of Alaska’s website, Alaska Permanent Fund dividend checks will be sent out Oct. 6.

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

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

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.

Travel Tuesday: Save your vacation days and travel within Alaska

Travel Tuesday: Save your vacation days and travel within Alaska

According to the U.S. Travel Association (USTA) 55 percent of Americans will leave two full vacation days unused.

Travel Tuesday: Family friendly day trips for August

Travel Tuesday: Family friendly day trips for August

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.

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

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

Anita Nelson with Visit Anchorage stopped by Daybreak for Travel Tuesday.

Travel Tuesday: Reading on the fly and family rafting adventures

Travel Tuesday: Reading on the fly and family rafting adventures

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.

Travel Tuesday: Flightseeing tour offers quick aerial view of Anchorage

Travel Tuesday: Flightseeing tour offers quick aerial view of Anchorage

A new flightseeing tour is now making it easier than ever to take a tour of Alaska’s largest city from a floatplane.

Travel Tuesday: Driving the Alaska Highway

Travel Tuesday: Driving the Alaska Highway

A little-known travel package offers Alaska families a chance to see the Lower 48 and drive the Alaska Highway.

Travel Tuesday: Visit Anchorage Frontline Trade Show

Travel Tuesday: Visit Anchorage Frontline Trade Show

The first cruise ship of the season is set to dock at the Port of Anchorage on Memorial day.

Travel Tuesday: Campgrounds open for season

Travel Tuesday: Campgrounds open for season

Spring came early for Southcentral, thanks to the mild winter, allowing Alaska State Parks Department to open up many campgrounds ahead of schedule.

What to expect at the Alaska Summer Showcase

What to expect at the Alaska Summer Showcase

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.

Travel Tuesday: Easter Train

Travel Tuesday: Easter Train

The Alaska Railroad is hosting its annual family-friendly Easter Train, complete with the Easter Bunny and a magician.

Travel Tuesday: Go West Summit

Travel Tuesday: Go West Summit

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.

Travel Tuesday: Family travel first-aid kits

Travel Tuesday: Family travel first-aid kits

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.

Travel Tuesday: Alaska Railroad expands service

Travel Tuesday: Alaska Railroad expands service

Alaskans have a few more months to take in the snow and scenery, not to mention some of the state’s biggest events.

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

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

January is “learn to ski and snowboard month.” What better place to give it a go, than right here in Alaska!

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

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

This time of year, the Ted Stevens International Airport is buzzing with holiday travelers and their luggage in abundance.

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

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

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.

Travel Tuesday: Gifting experiences during the holidays

Travel Tuesday: Gifting experiences during the holidays

Erin Kirkland, Daybreak’s family-fun expert, stopped by the show Tuesday to propose a twist on traditional gift giving.

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ACLU sues Dunleavy, calls court veto over abortion ruling unconstitutional
ACLU sues Dunleavy, calls court veto over abortion ruling unconstitutional

The American Civil Liberties Union of Alaska is calling Gov. Mike Dunleavy's veto to the court system over an abortion ruling brazen and vindictive, and ultimately hopes a judge will rule it's unconstitutional. 

UA suffers huge credit rating hit linked to Dunleavy's vetoes
UA suffers huge credit rating hit linked to Dunleavy's vetoes

Moody's Investor Service gave the University of Alaksa a steep downgrade, meaning it will be more expensive to borrow money.

APD: Mother, toddler ID'd in Price Street apartment death investigation
APD: Mother, toddler ID'd in Price Street apartment death investigation

Anchorage police are investigating after finding two people dead inside of a Price Street apartment.

Hummus sold in Alaska recalled over possible germ contamination, DEC says
Hummus sold in Alaska recalled over possible germ contamination, DEC says

The hummus made by Pita Pal Foods may contain listeria — a germ linked to foodborne illness.