Road Journals Blog—Because it's one of the first coastal locations motorists reach upon entering Alaska--not to mention its abundance of natural attractions--the Kenai Peninsula has become one of the 49th state's prime tourist attractions. Of course, these designations are all relative. Writer Chris Woolston takes us on a journey through the place known as "Alaska's playground."
- VIA magazine : Alaska’s Kenai Peninsula
- Lured by rainbow trout : There’s no fishing like fishing in Alaska.
- The art of combat fishing : Why stake out a solitary spot when you can battle dozens of anglers for the same fish?
- Getting off the tourist track : Kenai enjoys its tourists, but working fishermen need their place, too.
- Shrinking glaciers a sign of warming times : It's difficult to ignore the fact that some designated glacier overlooks no longer overlook glaciers.
- Water-bound and weather watching : In a place this environmentally tempestuous, careful planning can make all the difference.
This blog post was first published in January 2011. Some facts may have aged gracelessly. Please call ahead to verify information.