We’ve all seen models of our solar system before, but I had not seen anything like the Lightspeed Planet Walk until we visited Anchorage, Alaska. Not only was the model made to scale, but the scale was selected such that a
One city in Alaska celebrates Christmas all year round. Situated 13 miles southeast of Fairbanks, North Pole is an easy, must-see side trip for families visiting Fairbanks. The city’s motto is “Where the Spirit of Christmas Lives Year Round.” The
One of the best parts about travel is the opportunity to learn about other places and customs first hand through new experiences. I can’t think of a better way to learn about dog sledding than by meeting some sled dogs. Our visit
One of the coolest (pun intended!) things we have ever done is hiking on a glacier in Alaska. Several years ago, BK (before kids), my husband and I went with my mother on an Alaskan cruise. On one of our
The name Big Rock Travel was inspired by the classic time management parable about fitting rocks, gravel, and sand into a jar. The lesson learned is that you have to put the big rocks in first, and then the gravel and sand fill in around the big rocks.