Bumbershoot Bed & Breakfast

909 Sandy Beach Road, Petersburg, Alaska, United States | B&B
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Travel Blogs from Petersburg

Wrangell Adventure Week with Gnats!

A travel blog entry by tzhk10

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... to come out of the narrows before we could go in and dock at the Ferry Terminal. While we were waiting we circled instead of anchoring.

Petersburg is on Mitkof Island. We had less than a day there so we did a few things. We went to the Clausen Museum. We learned about some of the people who started the cannery in Petersburg. We then went and ate (fish and chips for me) at Coastal ...

Petroglyphs

A travel blog entry by r-phammond

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... throughout the American continent—clear down into South America. Later Petroglyphs are those that begin to show crest symbols such as the bear, killer whale, and wolf symbols that are unique to Southeast Alaska and the Tlingit culture.

Petroglyph sites are believed to be markers indicating property lines, or ownership of salmon streams. ...

Anan Bear Viewing

A travel blog entry by r-phammond

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... and one yearling, in particular, decided to just lie down and rest in the middle of the trail they had to take to get back to their boat. Finally, Harry and their guide began banging sticks on rocks, and the bear decided to mosey away.

If one has to use a bathroom while at the observation platform, his/her guide and a ...

Ice, Ice, and More Ice

A travel blog entry by r-phammond

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... most active tide-water glacier in North America, often sending icebergs into Frederick Sound and onto beaches around Petersburg. In fact, in the spring 1998, the waters of Frederick Sound were choked with bergs after a half mile of ice from the glacier calved into the bay. Trautman described LaConte Glacier as a tube of toothpaste. The more snow pack and weight that ...

Up the Stikine River to Shakes Glacier by Jet Boat

A travel blog entry by r-phammond

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... the rivers of Mackenzie and Fraser.

Robert Campbell, from Hudson’s Bay Company, came here in 1838. Behind him came more trappers and traders; then came prospectors and surveyors, missionaries, and mapmakers. In barely one generation, Tlingit sails and paddles gave way to steam-driven wheels and then diesel-driven propellers. The Tlingit “Great ...

Location

This B&B, located on 909 Sandy Beach Road, Petersburg, is near Anan Creek Bear Observatory, Inniskillin Okanagan (Dark Horse), Tongass Kayak Adventures, and Kaleidoscope Cruises.
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