A Day in Whittier, Alaska | The City Under One Roof | Hike and Explore With US

A Day in Whittier, Alaska | The City Under One Roof | Hike and Explore With US

Come spend a day with us in Whittier, Alaska. This is a unique city accessible by a 2.5 mile tunnel through a mountain. Come along as we show you the City Under one Roof, hike the Horsetail falls, and explore the city.

Hello from Alaska! I’m Lauren and on This Alaska Life, you will get a glimpse into life in Alaska as a wife and mother of 4 boys. Come along for family adventures, cooking, daily life, and Alaska Grocery Shopping!

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  1. Norma Jean Sicard on November 7, 2022 at 10:04 am

    What a beautiful place! Thanks for taking us along on your adventure!

  2. BBN on November 7, 2022 at 10:05 am

    There could be a bear there.

  3. Mehmed Selim ESTEL on November 7, 2022 at 10:07 am

    Merhaba iyi günler, çok fantastik bir yer. Ailemle muhakkak gelmek istiyorum. Güzel görüntü ve anlatım için teşekkür ederim. Sizleri Mardin Midyat’a bekleriz. Türkiye’den selamlar. 🌹🌷💐

  4. Billi Bobbi on November 7, 2022 at 10:09 am

    Agreed Alaska is an amazing country,,thanks for sharing your lovely family and country

  5. Adam Hutchings on November 7, 2022 at 10:14 am

    That tunnel!!!??? I was not expecting it. That was really cool though. I think I would be a little bit scared.

  6. Plumcreek Antiques on November 7, 2022 at 10:15 am

    The drone footage is amazing . Always enjoy your videos

  7. Suzanne Schneider on November 7, 2022 at 10:16 am

    Seth cracks me up … in the car, shoes off!

  8. Social Sociopath on November 7, 2022 at 10:18 am

    greetings from Turkey

  9. C Gustafson on November 7, 2022 at 10:20 am

    Alaska the last frontier.🏔️🗻. R lucky to live here, even tho winters r long it is truly a beautiful place to live. Eagle river too. ⛄🇺🇲👍

  10. Bernice B on November 7, 2022 at 10:22 am

    Hi This Alaska Life, Lauren, Mark & the boys! Lauren you’re a beautiful awesome mother & the boys are so cute! Whittier,Alaska is a beautiful place to go hiking! Another great video!

  11. Johan Bruijnooge on November 7, 2022 at 10:23 am

    27:36 "Can somebody put the light on?" 27:55 "Thank you."

  12. janai Stouffer on November 7, 2022 at 10:23 am

    Another great video. The tunnel and town were so cool to see. And that family hike looked perfect. What a fun family day you all had. Thanks for sharing this with us 😊

  13. Lee Korten on November 7, 2022 at 10:26 am

    That was absolutely amazing, the scenery was spectacular.I can totally understand why you are out and about so much in the summer months. You lead such a fascinating life and you give us such a wonderful experience visiting different places in you stunning Alaska. Sending love 💞

  14. Tricia King on November 7, 2022 at 10:27 am

    Did you see this?? CBS did a clip on Whittier, from 4 months ago. It’s was on Sunday Morning edition. https://youtu.be/8iFOBQzO_5A

  15. Rachel Cronin on November 7, 2022 at 10:31 am

    24:10 what song is that and who sings it? Great video! Mesmerizing is right! So pretty!

  16. Judy Finnegan on November 7, 2022 at 10:32 am

    AWESOME video! I love this video!! Thanks soo very much!! See u soon! 💕🎃💕

  17. Andre Gilbert on November 7, 2022 at 10:34 am

    You never know what you gonna see driving the Seward Highway but it’s always spectacular views in every angle. Whittier is a gorgeous town. I went on Phillips 26 glacier cruise and explore around the town a lil. This was two years ago. I’m hoping to return back soon to do a hike. Drive from Anchorage to Whittier is the best

  18. kkjsmom on November 7, 2022 at 10:38 am

    Start at about 11:00 for the Towers.

  19. a r friedman on November 7, 2022 at 10:38 am

    Would like to see more skatepark tricks.

  20. Joy Plyler and Co on November 7, 2022 at 10:40 am

    You are a terrific momma.

  21. K P on November 7, 2022 at 10:41 am

    If we pay attention to all aspects of life and do some research we will see that a group of very elaborate and sophisticated systems exist for us to live as human beings (please see the following: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Biogeochemical_cycle)

    These biological, ecological, etc.. systems that we cannot live without are vital for our existence and if even one of them is missing life on this planet is not possible.
    All these systems are designed and put together in a very sophisticated way so that we come to this world, live in it for a while, and then we leave it. All that points to the fact that all that exist were made by a Creator (God, please see the following: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yy6kaDaeDT8) and the harmony that exists between these supporting systems (to keep us alive on earth for a while) and how they are linked together point to the fact that there is only one Creator: God.

    Some say that our Creator made us and designed us and then put us in this world for no reason, He just made us. Then the following question comes to mind: why didn’t our Creator do all this in His presence so we can see him? If He made us so we live and have fun or just be in harmony with Him, then why He brings us to this world and then takes us away from it? As if we are moved to a theater stage and then we are removed from it. He could have just let us play and have fun in harmony with Him in his presence forever (where we can see Him, so that there are no doubts about his existence), but He didn’t do that. God is letting us notice Him by observing His signs and if we honestly pay attention to what is around us we can notice God’s design in them. At the same time it is also easy to ignore these signs, the decision is ours.

    We are created to be tested.

    Our creator created death and life to test us to see who is better in conduct (for example who is appreciative, kind, just towards all, humble, truthful, gentle, who believes in our Creator’s revelations that He sent through his messengers, etc.. and vice versa: who is arrogant, cruel, unjust, unappreciative, dishonest, mistreats others, looks down on others, who does not believe in truth when it comes to him/her with clear evidences such as God’s revelations, etc..).

    We are given a limited time on earth so we should spend it to gather credit for ourselves and not waste it. Credit meaning while believing in our Creator’s revelations doing good deeds for which we will be rewarded in the afterlife. The opposite is also true, if we disbelieve in God’s revelations and/or do bad deeds we will be chastised for them in the afterlife.

    We are free to choose, the right path or the wrong path.

    Our Creator expects us to be just so we must give our Creator the value, gratitude, love, obedience, and credit far more than what He created because He is the only one who deserves them and none of His creation deserves them. For example we should not love the creation such as prophets, messengers, angels, famous people, money and fame, our children, power, etc… more than the Creator who brought everything and everyone into existence and has been and will be providing for all his creations and has been maintaining/re-creating all that exist. Our Creator deserves being loved and obeyed far above His creation and that is justice.

    67:1 Blessed is He in whose hand is the sovereignty, and Who has power over everything. (1) He who created death and life—to test you—as to which of you is better in conduct. He is the Almighty, the Forgiving.

    2:21 O mankind, worship your Lord, who created you and those before you, that you may become righteous – 2:22 [He] who made for you the earth a bed [spread out] and the sky a ceiling and sent down from the sky, rain and brought forth thereby fruits as provision for you. So do not attribute to God equals while you know

    21:16-18 We did not create the sky and the earth and what is between them for amusement. (16) If We wanted amusement, We could have found it within Us, were We to do so. (17) In fact, We hurl the truth against falsehood, and it crushes it, so it vanishes. Woe unto you, for what you describe. (18)

    What you just read above are verse from "To be recited" (called Quran in Arabic, you can read it here: http://tanzil.net/#trans/en.itani/1:1) which is the direct word of our Creator revealed to Mohammad to guide mankind, to send messages: the message of asking all people to worship (pray to, love and obey) only our Creator – pure monotheism (the only Creator, there are no other gods/ deities besides him) and the message of asking people not to set up (consider equal) partners with our Creator in worship (for example we should not believe that others are equal to our Creator in divinity, ability, wisdom, knowledge, etc.. our Creator is one and has no partners, He is not made of part, persons, He was not born and He does not have offsprings, and we should not pray to anyone except our Creator alone, He is One: pure monotheism), and to warn and give good news, and to teach mankind righteousness, and to correct the wrong ideas that man has invented about our Creator and His revelations.

    How do we know if Mohammad was a true prophet of God?

    There are many reasons one of the most important reasons is the scientific facts that God revealed in Quran.

    It is impossible for a man 1400 years ago (Muhammad) to know what was just discovered recently. Please watch the following youtube videos on some of these scientific facts:

    On the big bang

    Shocking facts in Quran (including the expansion of the universe)

    On sky as protective ceiling

    On the mystery of Iron

    On movement of mountains

    On lowest area on Earth

    Shocking facts in Quran

    On center of Earth

    Non-Muslim Scientists who have read the scientific comments in the Quran have commented that the scientific facts brought up in The Quran could not have been known to anyone 1400 years ago when Quran was revealed.
    Below are their comments:



    Another one of the most important reasons why Quran is a collection of the revealed words of out Creator is the miracle of number19.
    19 is mathematically linked to Quranic words, verses, and chapters in The Quran in a way that it is impossible for someone about 1400 years ago with no computer to be able to create such mathematical structure in a whole book such as Quran. Watch the following video on this subject: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pJP129w84tk

    Also, what you see in the news that a few are doing in the name of Islam (which means peace and submission to the will of God) does not represent true Islam.
    The followers of Islam are instructed to be just and kind to all.

    Islam (submission to the will of God) is the continuation of the same message that God has sent through all his messengers (for example Noah, Abraham, Moses, and Jesus) to ask people to worship only Him (pure monotheism) and set up no partners with him in worship and to teach people righteousness and to give them good news and to warn them.

    Please look deeply into the message of Islam. It is not what you see in the media

  22. a r friedman on November 7, 2022 at 10:42 am

    .your so appreciative, that’s nice. Respecting nature.

  23. Russell on November 7, 2022 at 10:42 am

    I can remember the first time I saw this it reminded me of a giant bee’s nest and stills does I can’t rap my mind around the hive idea

  24. Jackie Best on November 7, 2022 at 10:42 am

    That was a neat tunnel. We didn’t do that when we were there. You guys do some pretty amazing things as a family. I love all the scenery in Alaska and how you guys soak it in. Thanks again Lauren.

  25. Wandering Mind on November 7, 2022 at 10:43 am

    Loved your video. Fun to watch. Very informative. Your way of explaining is good. You should be a professional Vlogger. I hope to see more travel videos from you. I`m from Way to far from you.

  26. Cathy bier on November 7, 2022 at 10:43 am

    Just got to watch your hike to the falls and foraging in forest. Beautiful! Reminds me of our mountains in WV. My dad took us everywhere in the hills foraging for morel mushrooms, ginseng, huckleberries,huckleberry, fishing and hunting. These are the best moments in your lives ❤with your sons. Take care

  27. Diane Rogers on November 7, 2022 at 10:45 am

    Thanks you and your family for sharing your day. Enjoy you and Mark talked my about the history of Alaska as you remember it. Looking forward to catching up on other adventures.

  28. Cindy Gutha on November 7, 2022 at 10:45 am

    Thank you for your awesome family adventure.I really enjoyed watching yous having a great time.Alaska is so beautiful!!.There’s so much to see and do.Thank you for the history to.I love history of places you can learn so much about the people and places they lived and worked years ago.Have many more awesome adventures!🤗Stay safe God Bless.

  29. Debbie Flower on November 7, 2022 at 10:47 am

    Wow, fabulous scenery and thank you for sharing with us.

  30. Natasha Morehouse on November 7, 2022 at 10:48 am

    I love your channel! My son is currently in Alaska working at Prince William sound, he’s loving it . We’re planning a visit soon

  31. Amy and family on November 7, 2022 at 10:48 am

    I was 12 yrs old when my gma and gpa took me to Valdez, Alaska.. My aunt and cousins lived there for a few years …. We also visited Horsetail falls while visiting…. I’m 47 now…

  32. REXx on November 7, 2022 at 10:49 am

    You’d make a great Ambassador for Alaska!!! What is the age range of Whittier residents? Great family outing…

  33. Really Swabe on November 7, 2022 at 10:50 am

    Very nice, beautiful and peaceful city

  34. Azuka Rzuchastux on November 7, 2022 at 10:50 am

    John 3:16
    “For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life

  35. a r friedman on November 7, 2022 at 10:51 am

    Nice family trip. I hope to visit alaska.

  36. cathy robinson on November 7, 2022 at 10:52 am

    Terrific video. Thanks for the great tour!!

  37. Becky Stokes on November 7, 2022 at 10:52 am

    By the time I move to Alaska…I will know a lot (thanks to you and your hubby and channel) you won’t even be able to tell I am NOT a native. 🤣🧐😉 Jk. Those mountains are beautiful, and everything is just gorgeous. That tunnel was so neat, thank you for sharing and taking us along! And can we take a moment and just say "how cool!!!! Bennet just caught a fish with his hand!!!" 😯😯that hike was beautiful, the boys seemed to enjoy themselves

  38. Thomas Jones on November 7, 2022 at 10:53 am

    Is it true They pay you to live in Alaska?

  39. billy fatbowe on November 7, 2022 at 10:54 am

    The little one said NOT BEARS 🤣😂😅

  40. Sheryl Chen on November 7, 2022 at 10:57 am

    Awesome 🤩 thank you for sharing this 🙏😊

  41. billy fatbowe on November 7, 2022 at 10:57 am

    I wonder…are there Bears in the area?
    And is the Mr Packing??..

  42. Bobby Brooks on November 7, 2022 at 10:58 am

    Screw that toll…. total governmnt CORPO rip off with Port authority/ tunnel authority RICH polítical appointies funneling stupid money to STUPID RICH AND keep8ng the poor poor

  43. D on November 7, 2022 at 10:59 am

    What snow boots and socks do you guys use? I know that’s random but your temperatures are much colder then by me in NY. I need a good pair of boots and socks.

  44. Gonna_Hate on November 7, 2022 at 10:59 am

    Hello I’m from Uruguay a small country between Argentina and Brazil, I want to move to Alaska, I don’t care about job issues I’ll work in anything, the only thing I care about is the internet connection to Play online, is it too bad?

  45. Mojca Adamlje on November 7, 2022 at 10:59 am

    How beautiful landscape realy, you hawe a nice and pretty family, wow, four boys, you look wery happy, I am, from Slovenia , from Europe, and we also hawe a beautiful mountain, our family are looking Alaska from television and we are excited, that country is amazing , in the world , I am happy, because, I am find your video in internet, I will looking your other films, thank you for this video and stay your family healthy and happy, we look at each other. i think, that this nature is one of the few in the world which is still almost untoched in the forest and mountains, that it would be like this for a long time that it would remain for posterity. 😉💖👌👆

  46. Robyn on November 7, 2022 at 11:01 am

    Beautiful hiking trail, tough climb for Everette so well done to him. That view at the top was stunning. Very interesting trip thank you for sharing.

  47. Jim in Alaska on November 7, 2022 at 11:01 am

    One of the better videos of Whittier, I own a place there and work there in the summer, Getting ready to try a winter there, we will see if I can take it. LOL

  48. KayDee Saunders on November 7, 2022 at 11:02 am

    I am from a witter alaska

  49. Julie Boggs on November 7, 2022 at 11:02 am

    I just love this beautiful little town Lauren. Thank you so much for sharing such a wonderful video. God bless you and your wonderful family.

  50. Kat F on November 7, 2022 at 11:02 am

    That was very interesting to see the beautiful sites of Alaska. Thanks for sharing. God bless you and your family ❤

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