During the eight-week series, Sarah and her family will do a lot of fishing, hunting, dog-sledding, and climbing in various locations across the state, including Denali National Park, Kodiak, Nome and the family's hometown of Wasilla. All of the activities and locations on the show are featured on TLC's website with maps and resources too.
The Alaska tourism industry has good reason to believe Plain's new show will bring in travelers. "During the year Palin was the GOP vice-presidential candidate, there was a 4 percent increase in the number of people expressing interest in visiting Alaska," Says Kathy Dunn, director of consumer marketing for the Alaska Travel Industry Association (ATIA). "Our marketing budget and marketing components were roughly the same as the prior year, so we attribute much of that interest to the fact that Gov. Palin was putting Alaska in the national spotlight."
So, is Sarah Palin's Alaska worth a look, even for liberals? You 'betcha, just keep your finger on that mute button.