In case you hadn’t noticed, vacation weather doesn’t always mimic the brochure photos. It’s more than likely that at least a day or two of your much-anticipated escape will not involve sunshine and Windex-blue skies.

illustration via www.cartoonstock.comOne of the most memorable Alaska adventures my husband Hank and I have enjoyed involved eight days of rain and clouds. Did it stop us? Slowed us down, perhaps. But did it ruin the vacation? Not a chance. In fact, the moody, misty weather made the Alaskan land and seascapes even more magical. 

We’re not alone. Follow these travel tips from savvy travelers and never again let bad weather spoil a good adventure.

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Ellen Barone has been creating words and images for travel and tourism since 1998. She co-founded and publishes the group travel blog and is currently at work on her first book "I Could Live Here".