Steve, a doctor, and Megan, a nurse, met while working at an Indianapolis hospital, and they've jumped at the chance to move to the Last Frontier for Steve's new job. These newlyweds love everything about the outdoors, including hiking with their dogs. They would like to find a home in Anchorage with dramatic mountain views, and for Megan, an Alaskan-style house on the water would be even better. They agree that they need a big yard for their dogs and at least three bedrooms for visitors and their new baby.
Years after they met in high school in Pittsburgh, fate brought Ashleigh and Ashley together in New York City. Now that Ashley has landed a commercial piloting job in Anchorage, the newly engaged couple is leaving the Big Apple behind for Alaska's biggest city. They're excited to explore the vast, untamed wilderness and try rock-climbing, glacier hiking and fishing some of Alaska's best lakes and rivers. Avid pilot Ashley's latest accomplishment was getting his float plane license, so they're in the market for a house on a lake with float plane access. Their Alaskan dream home also needs at least three bedrooms for visiting family and friends and a huge kitchen for entertaining.
Texas newlyweds are ready to trade city living in Houston for the rugged landscape and crisp air of Girdwood, Alaska. They both want their first home to have income potential, spectacular mountain views and a yard for their French bulldog, Harry. But while she wants a house with a modern feel, he wants something more rustic with a big garage for new Alaskan outdoor toys. With a budget of $500,000, they look at everything from a house with breathtaking mountain views to one that's so close to the local ski resort they can see the ski runs from the living room.
A couple with a young son moves from Idaho to Wasilla to pursue his job opportunity. They're hoping to find a forever home and both agree they want a move-in ready house, but she wants to be on the water with enough space to grow their family while he wants to be in the mountains.
A native Colorado couple first discovered Homer on their honeymoon and became instantly hooked on its breathtaking scenery, small-town charm and endless outdoor activities. Now with the birth of their new baby boy, they are ready to make the life-changing move from Denver, CO, to Homer for a simpler life. They're both hoping for a house with mountain and glacier views, as well as an open floor plan all within their budget of $500,000. As a nurse, she wants to be close to town and the hospital, while he wants a wood-working shop for his carpentry and a two-car garage to endure the Alaskan winters.
An Illinois couple leaves the heartland for Homer, Alaska. They hope to find a lodge with extra cabins to rent, plenty of land for their two dogs and room for a fishing boat.
A military family eagerly sets off for a new life in Chugiak, Alaska. The family of five wants a home with a big kitchen to cook up some authentic frontier dishes, an oversized garage for all their toys and some acreage to explore the great outdoors.
A couple moves to Ketchikan to take advantage of the town's charm and raw beauty. While they agree they both want Alaskan views, she wants to be close to work and town, but he's interested in a property off the grid.
An outdoor-loving couple wants to take on all of the challenges that come with moving to Fairbanks. Their top priority is finding a home close to the water with stunning views and a big yard for their two dogs.
An energetic traveling couple with a young son is ready to put down roots in one place, so they're leaving the sun and surf of Hawaii to pursue his dream of living in vast, open Alaska. With a hefty budget, they have the option to purchase their dream home or build one from scratch, but building could take months to complete.
After traveling across three continents, a couple is ready to leave their jetsetter lifestyle behind and settle down in Homer, Alaska. She's hoping for a house on the water with amazing views and close proximity to work, while he wants a big chef's kitchen with all the bells and whistles.
A couple with ties to Alaska wants to find a home in the town of Kodiak where they can raise their son. Because Alaska is known for its dark winters, she wants a home close to the mountains with lots of windows and natural light. However, he wants a waterfront property with a garage where they can fish right out of the back door and have a place to store a boat and ATVs.
When a job opportunity opened in Kodiak, a Coast Guard family and their dogs jumped at the chance for a fresh start. A house with great views is a must, and they hope to be near all the great outdoor activities that Kodiak has to offer, like fishing, bear viewing and kayaking.