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33 things you can do in Alaska | giveaway

#traveltips #fashionover40; winter work outfit in Focus Alaska series on what you can do in Alaska @ High Latitude Style @ http://www.highlatitudestyle.com

#traveltips #fashionover40; winter work outfit in Focus Alaska series on what you can do in Alaska @ High Latitude Style @ http://www.highlatitudestyle.com
GNW Luxe sweater with Eddie Bauer tweed skirt, GNW tights, and Vince Camuto suede boots (all own)

I get a lot of questions from my readers on living in Alaska or what places to visit when on vacation/sightseeing in Alaska. Here is a list of great things you can see/do in Alaska that you have never thought you could and when you can do it.

  1. Watch the aurora (Mid August to late April, best time is March) while driving around with the aurora mobile during a clear night
  2. Sit in hot springs at 40 below (-40oC)
  3. Spend the night in an ice hotel
  4. Watch a rocket launch into the aurora in the middle of winter at the World’s only university owned rocket range. See here for the windows of the next launches
  5. Visit two space ports in one state
  6. Take the Arctic plunge by jumping in the ice cold water of the Arctic Ocean at Barrow
  7. See an university owned ice-breaker in Seward
  8. Shock freeze hot coffee by throwing it into the air at temperatures below -40F (-40o)
  9. Survive 40 below at the ice chamber in Fairbanks in summer
  10. Drive unpaved roads
  11. See a highway that has a railroad crossing
  12. Visit North Pole and tweet you friends that you just reached North Pole
  13. See the Santa Claus house in North Pole
  14. See and touch a real rocket on the University of Alaska Fairbanks campus
  15. Use an ice bridge (December to March when the river is frozen)
  16. Pick blueberries in the wild. Be careful and remember that running around in the wild means that you may end up as part of the food chain
  17. Dress totally weird and nobody would take notice
  18. Bring your lamps to the pawnbroker in mid May and pick them up in mid August without missing them
  19. Participate in a Break-up Lottery
  20. Be the officiator when a couple marries
  21. See famous people on stage at an affordable price
  22. Live in a cottage without running water, but have WiFi.
  23. Visit the Opera Fairbanks
  24. Watch the Iron Dog which is billed as the World’s longest and toughest snow machine race (2000 miles, 3218.688 km thru the wilderness in February)
  25. Visit a distilling company in Fairbanks
  26. Visit the Fountainhead Antique Car and fashion museum where you can see the first car built in Alaska
  27. See a wood-fired car driving in the Golden Day Parade
  28. Get someone imprisoned who is in your travel party
  29. Watch baseball at midnight without flood light
  30. See the Winter Carnival Queen sitting on her ice throne (March)
  31. Attend an Independence Day without fireworks in America
  32. Slide down an ice slide at the World Ice Art Championship (March)
  33. See giant ice sculpture with whimsical features (March)

Fashion over 40; ice sculpture in Focus Alaska a series @ High Latitude Style @ http://www.highlatitudestyle.com
Ice sculpture of Alaska’s Governor Walker and Lt. Governor Mallot with aurora in the background and spruce trees. The colors are created by lights of the respective color

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#traveltips #fashionover40; winter work outfit in Focus Alaska series on what you can do in Alaska @ High Latitude Style @ http://www.highlatitudestyle.com
Side view of winter work look with GNW Luxe sweater, Eddie Bauer skirt, GNW tight, Vince Camuto boots (all own)

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Photos: G. Kramm (2015)

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