Going to Alaska!

///Going to Alaska!

Going to Alaska!

Hi guys!

So… yes I know I just got back from Switzerland AND Orlando… but I am heading to Alaska today!  When I said my summer travel schedule was a little nuts I meant it.

Here’s how this happened….

The Hubs goes on a fishing trip to Alaska every few years with his Dad.  He has an aunt and uncle and other family who live up there.  Each year he goes and he comes home with huge coolers of fresh fish that we will eat for the rest of the year.   He always talked about how much I would love Alaska… minus the fishing of course.  (I’ll eat the fish but I don’t want to know where it comes from- lol!)

This year when planning the trip the Hubs and his Dad decided he wanted to bring along the ladies (aka me and his Mom) and make it a combination sightseeing and fishing trip.  You know I’m not one to turn down a trip, so before I knew it we had tickets booked and a new adventure planned.  We are going to Anchorage, Homer and Valdez and mainly staying with family or friends of the family along the way.  My Brother-in-law Justin is also coming.

This shot is from the Hubs trip a few years ago and I’m hoping to get some spectacular ones of my own.  I’ll be sharing as I can on Instagram and Instagram Stories during the trip.

I never would have planned two big trips back to back like this, but I firmly believe that you have to embrace the craziness life throws your way and sometimes just go for it!


Your turn!

If you’ve been to the areas in Alaska I’m going to, do you have any must sees?



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By | 2017-08-15T14:03:46+00:00 July 7th, 2017|Other US Travel, Travel|12 Comments


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  2. Steve Johnson Jr. August 1, 2017 at 5:04 am - Reply

    Alaska has been a nice place for traveling outdoors. You can have a real good time fishing there. 🙂 One irrelevant request to you, Change the font of the site. Can’t read them with my glasses on. Lol.
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  3. Andrea on Vacation July 12, 2017 at 3:22 pm - Reply

    I’ve only been to Fairbanks and North Pole where my sister used to live. I’m excited to see your photos and hear about your experiences.
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  4. Hatton July 11, 2017 at 7:33 am - Reply

    Loving all of your trip photos!!!! Breathtaking!

  5. Kristy from Southern In Law July 11, 2017 at 12:30 am - Reply

    Enjoy enjoy enjoy! I have heard many wonderful things from friends who have been to Alaska!
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  6. Blane Sherer July 7, 2017 at 5:36 pm - Reply

    You are indeed the ” Travel Queen ” !
    Hope all goes GREAT for your family Alaska trip.

  7. Emily July 7, 2017 at 10:03 am - Reply

    WOOHOO!!!! I love that you’re embracing all these trips with such spontaneity. I love Alaska, and a fishing trip sounds wonderful.
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  8. Colan Mowrer July 7, 2017 at 9:39 am - Reply

    Have fun

  9. Wow you do get around this summer! Alaska is on my list for sure enjoy and safe travels!
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  10. Susie @ Suzlyfe July 7, 2017 at 8:33 am - Reply

    I would go to Alaska just to see moose. 😀 have an amazing trip!
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  11. Mary Beth Jackson July 7, 2017 at 6:58 am - Reply

    Alaska is on my bucket list! Enjoy it! You are definitely on the go this summer 🙂
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  12. Luci Buckner July 7, 2017 at 5:08 am - Reply

    Wishing you a wonderful trip. Hear Alaska is a wonderful place…

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