Juneau can be an afterthought for Alaska pilots -- the capital city is geographically isolated and known for its unpredictable weather. But it also offers some of the best flying, zip-lining and seafood sampling in the world.Colleen Mondor
In true Alaska fashion, Alaska Airlines has gone its own way, developing its own network of strategic alliances with other airlines to help boost loyalty to its mileage program. Alaska vice president Joe Sprague offers a look at what's to expect from the state's namesake air carrier.Scott McMurren
Even though it's still July, there are wild berries aplenty to pick. You just have to know where to look. Raspberries, watermelon berries and crowberries are plentiful, with currants, blueberries and high bush cranberries ripening now.
It's been a summer of epic midnight sunshine, hot weather and airfares worth flying for into and out of the Last Frontier. Here's a look at 17 great opportunities from Fairbanks to Orlando, Fla., and most points in-between.Scott McMurren
Like Alaska, Iceland offers round-the-clock daylight during summer months. Unlike Alaska, it also serves as a gateway to several European destinations, including London, Copenhagen and Paris. Find out when you can fly roundtrip, yet this summer, for less than a ticket to Texas.Scott McMurren
On the surface, Iceland offers some of the same Far North attractions for which Alaska is well known, including a robust northern lights-viewing trade in the winter. But it's the differences that make Iceland an interesting destination.