Why The Northernmost Town in America Exists

Why The Northernmost Town in America Exists

If you didn’t know by now, Barrow is officially the most northern city in North America. If you’re curious to learn about what Barrow looks like, who lives there, and why it exists, the wonderful folks at Wendover Productions put together this awesome video that gives us a sneak peak into life in Barrow.

10 Things You Might Not Know About Barrow, Alaska

10 Things You Might Not Know About Barrow, Alaska

Also known as Utqiagvik, Barrow, Alaska is the largest city in the state and the country’s northernmost point. Many already know it as a hunting community and the site of the fateful plane crash involving Will Rogers and Wiley Post; but there are many other things about Barrow you may not know.

An Artistic View of Barrow, Alaska

You may be surprised to hear about how much media coverage a small town like Barrow gets. It's always a wonderful sight to see entire camera crews arrive in Barrow and stay at King Eider Inn on a fairly consistent basis. There have been media here for TV shows, filming major box-office movies, and even for numerous documentaries about Barrow and the incredible people that reside here.

However, sometimes you don't have to look too far to get an artist's vision of what Barrow is all about. Fellow Barrow resident Ian Timothy Acuna put together this visually stunning reel of some of Barrow's highlights. Feel free to check out his work in the links below:

https://www.facebook.com/iantimothyacuna
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCJHIfP-WVK2AuIzg-tC8c-w/featured

What Does Spring Look Like In Barrow?

What Does Spring Look Like In Barrow?

Here at King Eider Inn, we get questions all the time about what the weather is like here in Barrow throughout the year, but especially in the spring time. Words can only go so far to help you paint a picture, so thanks to The Weather Channel, you can see for yourself below. Enjoy!