Wasilla Backpackers

Address: 3950 Carefree Drive, Wasilla, Alaska, 99654, United States | B&B
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Travel Blogs from Wasilla

Transportation Museum & Independence Mine

A travel blog entry by jimconnietravel on Jul 25, 2015

120 photos

... was no exception!
There is a great transportation museum here in Wasilla… Museum of Alaska Transportation & Industry There were really a lot of things here that are repeats of a lot of museum’s but the highlights for me was the collection of the evolution of the snowmobile and how it’s evolved… and the assortment of ...

Adventure Ends

A travel blog entry by tricruiser on May 29, 2015

6 comments, 8 photos

... It is a small world. He and his wife do this kind of thing most years. They work at a campground and visit the sites too.
this morning we had sourdough pancakes and reindeer sausage. The owner does everything. He needs to work on his cooking a bit. He is a certified RV repairman from Arizona. They sold out there to buy this campground. It is not open year round. He was really a nice guy who tried to fix everyone's ...

Day 40

A travel blog entry by 12gkids on Aug 02, 2014

11 photos

Today we visited a Musk Ox farm. The only Musk Ox farm in the world. Today there are 3000 Musk Ox in the wild. On the farm there are about 80 Musk Ox. In 1865 there were no Musk Ox in Alaska. In 1930 the U.S. congress spent $40,000 to purchase and transport 34 Musk Ox to the territory of Alaska. They were captured in Greenland and traveled by ...

Of Guns and Pumpkins

A travel blog entry by rodk on Oct 18, 2013

5 comments, 27 photos

... assuming your new responsibilities so successfully”, had originally opposed statehood during the 1950s); or the feeling that Texans took over Alaska when the trans-Alaska oil pipeline went through. Other old timers I’ve met have railed about those “damn Baptists” from Texas who built all the churches in Anchorage and turned Alaskan politics to Republicanism. In any case it’s fun to side with the underdog so I often start ...

Food Pantry & Chamber of Commerce

A travel blog entry by mazb10 on Aug 27, 2013

1 comment, 30 photos

... the writing of a grant proposal & a senator was due to visit the Food Pantry so we said our goodbyes in case I didn't get to see him in the morning. Sheila & I sat around chatting in the lounge & watching tele. I had told her & Eddie about Airbnb & Sheila spent ages on her mobile 'fantasising' about where they could to go to stay & was suitably surprised at the cheapness of some of the accommodation such as in Palm Springs.

I still hadn't done ...