Westwood House

4061 Westwood Dr, Anchorage, Alaska, 99517, United States | B&B

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Travel to & Anchorage

A travel blog entry by kersteensalaska


... airport" and the history of Anchorage which is a respectably large city of more than 300,000- 45% of Alaska's population.

Joanne cooked us a delicious halibut dinner! After dinner we drove to Flat Top Mountain overlook- maybe 2,000 Ft above Anchorage- Chugash mountains on one side of Anchorage below and beyond the Cook Inlet... beautiful setting.

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A Brief History of Alaskan Transport

A travel blog entry by rodk


... dog sled race. Originally one the toughest, loneliest races in the world, the Iditarod is now a well-regulated, well-promoted race that some feel has lost its pioneer spirit. However, being a dog sledding expert now myself I can appreciate that the “Last Great Race on Earth” of 1000 miles from Anchorage to Nome is still a significant test of skill and endurance. The Iditarod celebrates the “Great Race of Mercy” -- one of the most amazing and least ...

12-hours by rail from Fairbanks to Anchorage

A travel blog entry by sandyhart

... paths criss-crossing its sides.
When we were 264 miles from Anchorage, we crossed the Susitna River. When the bridge was built in 1921, the bridge was the 2nd longest, single-span bridge next to the bridge built across the Mississippi River. It is on the National Register of Historic Places.
For miles and miles we traveled beside the Susitana River. The river has the milky color of glacial water (‘tho it could just be churned up by recent rains). It ...

Landing in Anchorage

A travel blog entry by mazb10


... was very quick going through the airport to baggage claim & what a lovely airport Anchorage is, so bright & cheery looking. Outside, too, there are really pretty flower gardens. I had picked up so many booklets & brochures from the information desk that my bag was considerably heavier but as I hadn't planned what I would do in Alaska prior to arriving I needed to do some research. I took a taxi to the backpackers, the Korean driver was ...

Like a rolling stone

A travel blog entry by emeraldagate


... the strip, 3 televisions and the best thing!! A waterfall shower with a jacuzzi. The highlight of the trip?! Eating room service in the hot tub whilst watching tv :) NEVER EVER leave Vegas on a 7am flight. We had to take turns puking at the airport while the other watched the bags :( Do! Carry travel bands- not just for travel sickness- they worked wonders on the plane when I felt like hell. Seattle! Highly recommend the city to anyone. It's such an amazing city- so ...


This B&B, located in the West Turnagain area of Anchorage, is near Rust's Flying Service, Alaska Aviation Heritage Museum, Lake Hood Harbor, and Lynn Ary Park.
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