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312 Stikine Ave, Wrangell, AK 99929, USA
In Wrangell, Alaska, an old lodge that once belonged to Chief Shakes has been restored with many of the original (or recreations of the original) carvings on furniture and the poles that hold up the roof. Carved wooden whale oil lamps still hang...
407 Lincoln St, Sitka, AK 99835, USA
Sitka is a glorious area of southeast Alaska. With a long native Alaskan and really interesting totem pole history, this series of islands is both beautiful and educational. The only way to get there is by plane or boat, and it frequently rains (a...
1104 Peninsula St, Wrangell, AK 99929, USA
We walked on boardwalks through dense woods to a platform surrounded by a low fence. The instructions were: Do not get off the walk!! Along the way a female grizzly was asleep in our path. The ranger threw stones that landed with a racket on the...
4380 Homer Spit Rd, Homer, AK 99603, USA
If you find yourself in Homer Alaska, a visit to The Salty Dawg Saloon is in order. What I remember of Homer Alaska is fishing boats, cool air off the water, and friendly people. What I liked about the Salty Dawg Saloon was its charming rustic...
4639 Sawmill Creek Rd, Sitka, AK 99835, USA
One of the primary reasons we chose to travel to Alaska was the strong likelihood of spotting wildlife. We’ve experienced the excitement of going on safari and are all certified scuba divers, so I can unequivocally say that for our family, nothing...
Kenai Peninsula Borough, AK, USA
It was the experience I was most looking forward to when planning my trip and it did not disappoint! On a beautiful Alaskan summer day we took a 30 minute sea plane ride on the Kenai peninsula out to a little john boat where we took another 15...
King Salmon, AK 99613, USA
Ever smelled a bear? I have. I even have evidence! As our seaplane landed on the evergreen shoreline of Katmai NP in Alaska, we spotted the bears! A lone male plodded the beach. A mama rested on her haunches, small cubs rolling nearby. A juvenile...
Inian Islands, Alaska 99825, USA
One of my favorite places that we went on the small cruise ship that I worked on were the Inian Islands. Every time we visited there was something new and exciting to see. Fighting sea lions, feeding humpbacks... Love it! Want to see the Inian...
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