Swan Lake Bed & Breakfast

206 1/2 Lakeview Dr, Sitka, Alaska, 99835, United States | B&B
 

Travel Blogs from Sitka

Land ahoy

A travel blog entry by stuidon

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... tour with us having a drive through the town then onto the Community Centre where the Tijinit put on a stage show singing and dancing. This also included women, older men, teenagers and toddlers and infants. It shows that they love what they do and the community involvement they want to foster.

After the show we continued onto the Sitka jetty where we took our time to look at the jetty and shed where the locals were fixing a drag net for fishing and some photographs ...

There Be Mountains Here!

A travel blog entry by cphenly

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... influence of that kind of mob. The year-round population of the whole town is 4500; they population in summer is 9000. 3500 more from ships is a walloping percentage!

Having re-viewed the town in sunlight, we came back to the B&B for a rest and packing. We have a reservation at what the B&B lady (Gertie Gusher) says is the nicest restaurant in town to celebrate our 25th anniversary, which is today.

Tomorrow, ...

Alaska Cruise - Day One

A travel blog entry by r-k-worldtrip

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... seal fur feel coarse. Russians could do one hunting season, sell the furs and set themselves up for a wealthy lifetime. Thankfully conservation laws now mean numbers have recovered and there are 300,000 now in Alaska. [Otters need to have such thick fur because they don’t have any blubber layers to rely on, so undercoat of fur needs to trap air bubbles to keep them well insulated from the cold water, must be pretty efficient given they spend their whole lives at ...

Sitka - A Russian Settlement

A travel blog entry by shaeh

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Alaska has a beautifully harsh landscape. On arriving in the small fishing village of Sitka, we were greeted by a rare sunny day. Sitka has received only 11 days of Sunshine during the summer months. The weather was considerably milder than we had anticipated.


On arrival to the port we walked up to the top of castle hill to learn about some suprising Historical facts about the ...

Sitka, Alaska

A travel blog entry by thelovejourney

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... head out with our trusty GPS ! What was suppose to be a short walk became a quite lengthy tour of the neighborhood. Jim & I laughed at our short term memories and how turned around one gets when they deviate with a shortcut. My family would be proud of me as my navigation skills have improved and I only get us lost 50%25 of the time. The B&B was great and Ann was delightful. We got out of the rain, watched some Olympics and sacked out in a very comfy ...

Location

This B&B, located on 206 1/2 Lakeview Dr, Sitka, is near Sitka National Historic Park/Totem Park, Kayaking in Sitka, Sitka Sound Tours, and Russian Bishop's House.
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TripAdvisor Reviews Swan Lake Bed & Breakfast Sitka

3.50 of 5 stars Very Good

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