Travel Blogs from Hoonah, United States

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Icy Stait / Hoonah, Hoonah, United States travel blog

Icy Stait / Hoonah

A travel blog entry by shaeh

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Doing some boating ourselves., Hoonah, United States travel blog

Doing some boating ourselves.

A travel blog entry by jeroenandlinda

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Now this is in the middle of nowhere, there are around 800 people living in Hoonah (Icy Strait), and the ships can't even dock there. They have to anchor in the bay and bring the shuttle boats (live boats) out to bring the guests to shore. They can only ...

Icy strait Point, Hoonah, United States travel blog

Icy strait Point

A travel blog entry by wcattell

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... a wonder through the shops which were there solely for the benefit of the cruise ship passengers before heading into the small town of Hoonah, which has a population of about 800 people. After checking out the down we worked our way down to the docks and ...

A Relaxed day at a very small port of call, Hoonah, United States travel blog

A Relaxed day at a very small port of call

A travel blog entry by whk2006

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Are you ugly or double ugly?, Icy Strait Point, United States travel blog

Are you ugly or double ugly?

A travel blog entry by ljandbev

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... anything beyond sitting on the top of a pole, but we were entertained! Margie picked us up and we were off to the dock. The town of Hoonah is very small and this is the newest port we've been to. Ships have only been coming here for about 5 years, it was ...

Icy Strait Pt, Alaska, Hoonah, United States travel blog

Icy Strait Pt, Alaska

A travel blog entry by ktcruiser

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Today a stop at a cruise ship specialty port called Icy Strait Point. It is situated near a native Alaskan village called Hoonah. Most cruise ship passengers go on tours at this site because there is NOTHING ELSE TO DO!! This port has been created ...

Glacier Bay, Skagway-Hoonah-Angoon, United States travel blog

Glacier Bay

A travel blog entry by robntrish

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Glacier Bay. There is no place quite like this, over 3.3 million acres of forest, inlet and shore, mountain peaks rising over 15000 feet, and of course the glaciers. Great rivers of ice that stretch over and between mountain ridges until they meet the ...

Icy Strait Point, Hoonah, United States travel blog

Icy Strait Point

A travel blog entry by karenpgh

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In Icy Strait, my husband and son did the ziprider excursion via Royal Caribbean, and then the whole family went out with F.I.S.H.E.S. Another couple was also with us on this excursion. This was our one truly rainy day. Besides whales, we saw two ...

Whale watching and Bear seek, Hoonah, United States travel blog

Whale watching and Bear seek

A travel blog entry by keithandialaska

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... able to to pour ouselves hot chocolate whenever we felt the need to warm up. Delicious. After the whale watch we disembarked at Hoonah at the  old cannery. Whilst waiting we were feeling peckinsh so some quick snacking on a bol of salmon and crab ...

WhoooHooooo!, Hoonah, United States travel blog

WhoooHooooo!

A travel blog entry by oppenheimers

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... .  We then made our way onto the tender to the pier, where we would meet our Zipline adventure guide.  Hoonah was once a bustling and flourishing community...but it outlived it's usefulness...kind of reminded me of the Atherton CalTrain stop. ...

Icy Strait Point, Hoonah, United States travel blog

Icy Strait Point

A travel blog entry by eanselm

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... a day and never came back. It was another beautiful day in Alaska as we traveled to Icy Strait Point and the town of Hoonah. We cruised by a glacier early in the morning which we think must have been the Mendenhall Glacier. We arrived early into port and ...

Day 3  Icy Strait, Hoonah, United States travel blog

Day 3 Icy Strait

A travel blog entry by jennyusa

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... in Icy Strait. To disembark we needed to take the tender. We booked a shore excursion to see the local Tlingit people of Hoonah present a tribal dance and cultural legends. It was very well done and not as touristy as could be expected. The dock area ...

Another off-road trip, Hoonah, United States travel blog

Another off-road trip

A travel blog entry by abhatnagar

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Hoonah was such a small island that it did not even have a dock large enough to handle the cruise ship. The ship had to drop anchor off the coast and use lifeboats to shuttle people across. Kind of fun, ain't it? The view of the ship from the life boats ...

Jul 26, 2011, Hoonah, United States travel blog

Jul 26, 2011

A travel blog entry by mjsadventures

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Icy Strait Point, Alaska, Hoonah, United States travel blog

Icy Strait Point, Alaska

A travel blog entry by pianoman2112

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Oh my aching... everything!, Icy Strait Point, United States travel blog

Oh my aching... everything!

A travel blog entry by ljandbev

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... buys hunts from him to sell for their clients which was an interesting tidbit.  He was born in Ketchikan but has been living in Hoonah (Icy Strait Point) for many years.  His wife also went out with us today and his boat was huge!  It had ...

Ziplines and Whales and Knitters...Oh My!, Hoonah, United States travel blog

Ziplines and Whales and Knitters...Oh My!

A travel blog entry by kfnmarshall

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... a rickety old school bus (there seem to be a lot of these in Alaska) that would take us 45 minutes through the village of Hoonah and up 1,300 feet to where the zipline awaited us.  Once at the top, we were fastened into seated harnesses, and off we ...

Hoonah, Hoonah, United States travel blog

Hoonah

A travel blog entry by reddwhine

... on the zip line. It looks like a real rush but at $85.00 for 30 seconds Iīd rather do it vicariously. Before we went to Hoonah Cal and I both had appointments for massages. Mine a facial and massage. Him just a massage. I donīt know why I do this. I ...

Actually Icy Strait Point, Hoonah, United States travel blog

Actually Icy Strait Point

A travel blog entry by seznz

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... Icy Strait Point so the 3 of them went off on the Forest & Tram tour.  I was thinking of maybe getting the bus into Hoonah - about 1 mile or so away but by the time my tender number was called it was raining (Icy Strait Point don't have a dock as ...

Icy Strait Point, Hoonah, United States travel blog

Icy Strait Point

A travel blog entry by ozray

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... it turned out all the tours available were connected to the cruise ships, so we thought we'd take the shuttle into the township of Hoonah and there a couple of tour options but nothing of interest to us at this stage of the tour, as some of the things on ...

Icy Strait Point at Hoonah, Hoonah, United States travel blog

Icy Strait Point at Hoonah

A travel blog entry by pbauer

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Spent the day at a true native village which for a long time was an active salmon cannery village. We had to tender from the ship to shore. Very scenic, very interesting. A good area for whale watching and now has the longest zip line ride in the ...

Icy Strait Point Chill Time, Hoonah, United States travel blog

Icy Strait Point Chill Time

A travel blog entry by tendashseven

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Icy Strait Point awaits us. This is our only destination where I did not arrange a specific excursion.  Before leaving our cabin for breakfast, Casey suggests we should go whale watching.  I hear a strange sound outside the porthole as our ship ...

Glacier Bay, Alaska, Skagway-Hoonah-Angoon, United States travel blog

Glacier Bay, Alaska

A travel blog entry by afletcher990

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Today was the day we cruised into beautiful Glacier Bay. They opened the doors at the front of the ship giving access to the bow, so that people could get the best views of the Glaciers. What it did cause however was a gale force wind to blow down the ...

Icy Straits Point, Hoonah, United States travel blog

Icy Straits Point

A travel blog entry by pieper

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... the center of the bustling metropolis of Hoonah. 400 brave souls live in Hoonah year round. In a small communities like Hoonah, Sitka, and Haines, inhabitants have many jobs and everyone knows everyone else. Year round residents live a subsistence life ...

A place apart - in a state apart, Hoonah (Icy Strait Point), United States travel blog

A place apart - in a state apart

A travel blog entry by rssargent

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... tribal dance and cultural legends performance.  It is outstanding; we learn a lot and enjoy it.  Shuttle to the town of Hoonah where we visit the Office Bar in search of boiled crabs.  They are not cooking them so we settle for open-faced ...

The longest zipline in the world, Icey Strait Point, United States travel blog

The longest zipline in the world

A travel blog entry by catndeano

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... it would be, but the view on the way down was stunning. Back on solid ground we had a wander to the outskirts of the town Hoonah and along the way Cat spotted a Humpback Whale not far from the ship, I managed to see it just as the tail was going in the ...

Icy Strait Point, Hoonah, Alaska, Hoonah, United States travel blog

Icy Strait Point, Hoonah, Alaska

A travel blog entry by karangi

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DAY 6 ……….. Wednesday, August 29th ………. Icy Strait Point & Hoonah, Alaska   What a great surprise and what a beautiful day to enjoy it. The locals of Hoonah have reclaimed the old cannery at Icy Strait Point ...

Julia the bear whisperer, Hoonah, United States travel blog

Julia the bear whisperer

A travel blog entry by robsons

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Woke to see the sun rising over the velvety waters of the Inside Passage. All those intense sunrise golden oranges hues. Stunning.    Today we docked at Icy Straight Point, a place that regularly gets 15ft of snow in winter. That's three times ...

Hoonah, Hoonah, United States travel blog

Hoonah

A travel blog entry by tricab

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... a pre-lunch departure, 5 hours on a glassy Icy Strait, around the ——————headland leading to Hoonah we find ourselves on the public dock.  Coming out of Glacier Bay, heading towards us was our first sighting of a ...

Stop 4, Hoonah, United States travel blog

Stop 4

A travel blog entry by jjmccarthy90

Random island, we stopped at Icy Strait Point. I dont believe any other cruise stops there. The island has one of the highest amount of bears per square mile. We walked on the beach and the tiniest town. Had pretty tidepools on the ...

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