Denali Park Hotel is a family and pet friendly hotel. It's a great hotel near Denali National Park.

Many people are absolutely shocked at the cost of hotels near Denali National Parks. To be honest hotels near any national park are expensive, but Denali seems to be even more so. Nevertheless, Denali Park Hotel offers clean, comfortable and charming accommodations at a family friendly price. Where is Denali Park Hotel? Located along the…

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The story of Benny Benson and the Alaska State Flag are a great way to see Seward with Kids

We had a great day yesterday in the beautiful port of Seward. We met with local vendors and got an up close look at all there is to see and do there. Whenever I do a research trip somewhere I always try to find a variety of options for all different travel styles, interests and…

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With it’s fresh air, abundant wildlife, quirky shops and restaurants, Anchorage is a great place to spend a day with kids. There are tons of options, but here are my top ten. Fun Fact: Reindeer noses are designed to warm the air they breathe before it reaches the lungs! Anchorage Top Ten Visit the Reindeer…

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I’ve been traveling with my four kids for more than twenty years and although they are older now everywhere I go I am thinking in the back of my head, “What would I do here if my kids were still little?” Traveling with young kids is both the most rewarding and the most anxiety inducing…

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Pike’s Waterfront Lodge in Fairbanks, Alaska is a family friendly resort style lodge on the banks of the Chena River. From the parking lot you are immediately greeted by two topiary moose and a classic Alaskan log entry way. The resort offers many different activities and amenities depending on the season. Enjoy mini golf and…

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Continuing our journey north to the Canadian border we headed from Brookings, South Dakota up to Minot, North Dakota stopping in Jamestown on the way. It was the perfect road trip stop with just enough quirkiness in the form of the World’s Largest Buffalo to entertain everyone while they stretched their legs. Leaving Brookings the…

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So I am still trying to figure out how to add this to my travelschooling tab, but I think posting it as a blog post is also beneficial. I am learning all the technical stuff as I go. Generally speaking Rick does all the boring stuff for Christopher Travel like figuring out technology so I…

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While it’s definitely not a good time to travel at the moment travelschooling takes a lot of planning and now is the perfect time to get started for next year.  I usually plan my trips 10-12 months in advance.  (Except this grand adventure we are doing this year.  This one will be totally on the…

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Since I am a bit overwhelmed with the large number of variables in the next few weeks I have decided to focus a bit on my travelschooling road trips and from there we can piece together where we are going once we close on the house.  Since coronavirus continues to be an enormous concern we…

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