Alaska Airlines Blog

Emily Thomas is an outdoor explorer with roots in both Seattle and San Diego, who loves creating stories through her adventures. She just returned from an Instagram takeover in Nashville as...

Ryan Thayne is an adventurer and photographer living outside of Salt Lake City, Utah who has a love for the outdoors. See why TIME Magazine named him one of the Top...

Take a 24-hour eating tour of San Diego? Sounds like a job for an over-energized 20-something on an empty stomach. From a morning breakfast on the beach to a night cap downtown,...

Airline employees like to travel. A lot. To celebrate expanded flying between the West Coast and the New York City area, Alaska Airlines employees share their favorite travel tip for visiting the Big Apple. Check...

Winding through snow-capped mountains and lush green fields decorated with an array of colorful wildflowers is Alaska Railroad’s Coastal Classic Train. The four-hour, one-way train trip carries passengers from Anchorage to...

One of the most fantastic mountaintop views is from atop the Grand Teton, a 13,770-foot crag that towers above its namesake park in Wyoming. Look east and the Jackson Hole valley...

Milwaukee is not the usual 20-something’s idea of a vacation spot. What do they even have there, cheese and beer? If the beer isn’t enough to get you there, it turns out...

Portland International Airport’s carpet is the best kind of celebrity — it’s always around for pictures, supports the community and never gets caught in a scandal. After nearly 30 years, the...

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It’s all about the gradient. And the rock gardens. And, of course, the snowmelt. Take all three, surround them with soaring mountains, from the Rockies to the Sierra and even off...

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It’s called “The Milk Run,” but could just as easily be known as “The Salmon Run” or “The Grocery Run.” If you’re looking out the oval window of a 737, you...