Alaska On the Go!

Iditarod 2019: Best Places to Watch with the Kids

An episode of Alaska On the Go!

By Erin Kirkland & James Gaddis
Welcome to the only podcast dedicated to exploring Alaska with children. Tips, tricks, and insider information about the 49th state from Alaska's family adventure expert Erin Kirkland, and Alaska broadcast journalist, James Gaddis.
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Exploring Alaska State Parks
Summer vacation may be over, but there's still plenty of time to explore Alaska's State Parks with the family, before the you-know-what (snow) arrives!  In this episode, we chat with Wendy Sailors, the Development Specialist for Alaska State Parks, to get the rundown on some family-friendly programming and the much-anticipated "Family Adventure Day" on August 31st. Plus, Erin fills us in on some great places she recently explored for the first time in Alaska's interior.
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Biking Renaissance in Talkeetna
We take you to the funky, charming, and oh-so authentic community of Talkeetna, Alaska! Pay a visit to some our favorite places, learn a little history and hear from the owner of one of the town’s coolest shops: North Shore Cyclery. Owner Shawn Thelen tells us what you'll find inside the only bike shop in town, including the camps and classes he offers and extended trail system he hopes to create in Talkeetna.
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Alaska Summer Camp Roundup!
Most Alaska schools are out for the year around May 22. For many parents, that means figuring out ways to keep your kids busy, happy, and learning all summer long. In this episode, James and Erin talk with two Alaska summer camp programs that focus on the outdoors, nature, and growing independent, resilient kids. 
April 11, 2019
Best family-friendly Spring Break spots in Alaska
Load the car up and get going ... No plane tickets needed! Erin and James discuss the 5 best spots to visit with the kids if you're spending Spring Break in Alaska, including one deal that may be to good to pass up.
March 12, 2019
Iditarod 2019: Best Places to Watch with the Kids
Welcome to the first episode of Alaska On the Go as cohosts James Gaddis and Erin Kirkland take a look at viewing Iditarod 2019 with kids. Want to watch the Anchorage Ceremonial Start? Give a listen. 
February 27, 2019
Get to know Alaska on the Go
James Gaddis and Erin Kirkland cohost the new podcast “Alaska On the Go,” to help guide your next adventure with the kiddos in the 49th state. In this pre-show episode, get to know this dedicated duo, who bring together the best of parenting, travel, and life in the Last Frontier. 
February 25, 2019
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