Category Archives: Alaska

America’s Happy States Survey 2015

Alaska, Hawaii, South Dakota, Wyoming are the states with the happiest people. West Virginia, Kentucky, Indiana, and Ohio are at the bottom of the list. Surprised to not see Arizona, Alabama among topmost happy states.The sample size of the phone survey was 176,000 people. Please don’t take this survey seriously. We have friends in Indiana and Ohio and they are very happy people!

Alaska Ski Vacations

Alaska has always been a source of awe and mystery, and has some of the best skiing in the world, and the Alyeska Resort is one of the finest resorts in the state. With a top elevation of 2751 feet and a 2501 vertical drop, the area gets an average of 631 inches of snow annually.

Although this is some of the best skiing in the world, you won’t find the slopes overly crowded, and there are no long lift lines. There are nine lifts, including six chair lifts and two surface lifts, and one cable car line. There are 68 trails for beginners, intermediates, and experts, with the majority of the trails designed for intermediate skiers.

Night time skiing is allowed, which makes your ski experience more adventurous and thrilling. You will
see snow capped mountains, hanging glaciers, and of course, the famous Northern Lights. This resort is
ranked number nine of the top twenty-five killer ski trips by Skiing Magazine. Continue reading Alaska Ski Vacations