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Aurora season begins

October 5, 2021 by Casey Ressler
With the end of summer comes a new season - aurora watching. in the last week, some eager aurora seekers have been able to find them dancing in the sky in the Mat-Su Valley. As the nights get darker and colder, the chances of seeing them will only continue to get better. The northern lights are a...

Virtual puzzle

April 29, 2020 by Casey Ressler
Can't visit the Mat-Su Valley because you are stuck at home? No problem! We'll come to you, and give you something to do to break up the monotony! The Mat-Su Convention & Visitors Bureau has created eight virtual jigsaws featuring noteworthy scenes, attractions and activities from around the Valley....

RV Paradise

April 12, 2018 by Casey Ressler
With summer right around the corner, it's time to start planning road trips. The Mat-Su Valley is an ideal destination for RVers looking for scenic wonder and camping opportunities. There are several companies that rent RVs in Anchorage, so even if you don't own one, there are still opportunities to...

Byers Lake

August 11, 2017 by Casey Ressler
Byers Lake, tucked into Denali State Park, is an outdoor enthusiast's paradise, as it offers amazing hiking, canoeing, kayaking and camping opportunities year-round. The lake, located at Mile 147 Parks Hwy, (Highway 3), is in the heart of Denali State Park, and getting there is half the fun, as the...

Dazzling Displays

October 24, 2016 by Casey Ressler
(Photo courtesy of Lifetime Adventures/Dan McDonough) One of nature's most impressive displays - the northern lights - have been out in full force in the skies above the Mat-Su Valley already this winter. Ribbons of color have been dancing in the sky from Talkeetna to Lake Louise since early...