Originally Posted by Creepwood
My goal this summer is to leave Nashville the beginning of August and get back sometime in September. I've always read the aurora borealis in Alaska is the best in September and that is my goal really, Northern Lights and Arctic Circle/Ocean. Everything along the way is a bonus. I realize that September in Alaska will be colder and might get sketchy but I have to see those lights.
Sounds like you have a great plan but I am stuck with my dates of June 11 to July 12 as I have reservations for Denali NP, Jasper/Banff NP and Glacier NP plus hope for less chance of rain in mid June and mid July.