Tired of the same old tourist traps? Take the road less traveled and discover the hidden attractions, unique finds, and unusual locales other guidebooks just don't offer. Off the Beaten Path® features the things you'd want to seeif only you knew about them! From the best in local dining to quirky cultural tidbits, you'll say over and over again: “I didn't know that!” Looking to discover a side of Alaska you never knew existed? Take a flight-seeing tour over glaciers and high-country lakes. Venture to the Kodiak Wildlife Refuge––accessible only by seaplane or boat. Embark on a kayaking expedition through Alaska’s remote waters. Take a cooking class and learn to prepare Alaskan-seafood specialties. If you've “been there, done that” one too many times, get off the main road and venture Off the Beaten Path®.
About the Author
Melissa DeVaughn is a freelance writer for outdoor publications, including Backpacker and Alaska and other magazines. She also is on the outdoors staff at the state's largest daily newspaper, the Anchorage Daily News. When not writing about travel and outdoor recreation, DeVaughn can be found hiking, mountain biking, and mushing with her eight dogs in the Alaskan wilderness. She lives in Eagle River with her husband and two children.