Rivercrest Manor

2655 Old Glenn Highway , Palmer, Alaska, 99645, United States | B&B

Travel Blogs from Palmer

Of Guns and Pumpkins

A travel blog entry by rodk


... As we drive past the usual awe-inspiring vistas of mountains, rivers and forest the sun emerges on the first rain-free day for weeks – and so it seems does the entire population of Anchorage all heading to the State Fair.

It’s a warm sunny day inside the cab of my mammoth 4wd and, as we follow a line of trucks to our allocated space in a temporary parking lot on a green summer field, I’m momentarily transported back to a ...

Alaska State Fair

A travel blog entry by mazb10


... would be gone a long time. He was fine about that so at 1.10pm off I went to have my first real taste of an American State Fair. When I had gone to get a coffee it didn't seem like there were many people there as the fair ground was so vast (though it was small by comparison with other US state fairs I was told several times) but by the time I went in to look around it was really busy.

Eddie had told me that there are loads of food stands offering a huge variety of ...

Further immersion in Native culture

A travel blog entry by mazb10


... if he thought they should go to it. The driver didn't respond at first so I said that I thought that it is such an iconic thing that one should take the opportunity & go but if they take 2 cans of food tomorrow they will get in much cheaper (on reflection I think I put them astray with that as I think that only applied to yesterday but hey ho if they do that it will be another donation for The Food Pantry).

When we arrived at the Heritage ...

Can run at Alaska State Fair

A travel blog entry by mazb10


... Creek. The town was named after Percy Hope, the youngest new miner to step off a boat when all present decided that the town would be named after the next exiting passenger. At the time, there were six mines in the Hope region -- the Hirshey Mine, Bear Creek Mines, Hope Mining Company, Lucky Strike Mine, Nearhouse Mine and Paysteke Mine -- which made Hope one of the most prosperous mining towns in Alaska. The Hope post office began operating in 1897. Portions of the town were destroyed ...

Flight to Anchorage

A travel blog entry by mazb10


... s phone immediately so I spoke with her. The fare is usually $92 one way but she said they had a promotion at the moment, 75% discount meaning the bus fare was $25 - I thought I had misheard but no, it seriously was that cheap. They only go up on Mondays & Fridays at the moment as they are building their business & return on Saturdays only. She said that if I was going to use their service I would have to ring her back to let her know so that the bus driver could look out ...


This B&B, located on 2655 Old Glenn Highway , Palmer, is near Reindeer Farm and Colony Junction.
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