The Rush Is On: Tourists and Big Chains Head to Alaska

Image: A paraglider descends near a cruise ship docked in downtown Juneau, Alaska, on June 26, 2014.
A paraglider descends near a cruise ship docked in downtown Juneau, Alaska, on June 26, 2014.Becky Bohrer / AP

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Image: The official grand opening of Hard Rock Cafe Anchorage is set for Sept. 19.
The official grand opening of Hard Rock Cafe Anchorage is set for Sept. 19. The downtown location is where the Iditarod sled dog race begins.Courtesy Hard Rock International

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