Mendenhall Glacier – Juneau, Alaska

Following an incredible morning of whale watching, we made our way to Mendenhall Glacier, located just 12 miles from downtown Juneau. If you’re on a cruise, rather than booking an expensive excursion, opt to take the $8 shuttle to and from the recreation area from downtown Juneau. This way you can spend as little or …

Scenic Plane Tour in Anchorage

After spending a week on an Alaskan Cruise, we wanted to experience Alaska from a different point of view, so we booked a scenic flight with Rust’s Flying Service, located in Anchorage.¬†Our flight took off from Lake Hood, the world’s largest and busiest float-plane base. Seeing the landscape, especially the glaciers, from above offered us …