Portage Cove Campground

Address: Portage, Whittier, Alaska, United States | Campground
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This campground, located on Portage, Whittier, is near Prince William Sound Glacier Cruises, Sound Eco Adventures, Begich Towers Incorporated, and Unga Island.
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    Travel Blogs from Whittier


    A travel blog entry by sallyglass on Sep 05, 2014

    2 comments, 19 photos

    ... be peeled at the edge of the glacier waiting for it.

    Margerie Glacier is the most spectacular glacier within the region. Whilst not that wide at only mile the colours and the calving is incredible. The blue ice indicates the recent breakaway.

    Early the next morning I was enjoying a nice sleep in knowing that it would be my last for a while when Kev heard over the PA that there were 4 whales on the starboard side. I couldn't get out of bed quick enough ...... ...

    Leaving Alaska

    A travel blog entry by lizdavid on Aug 02, 2014

    39 photos

    ... area. It has a bit of a ‘hippy’/alternative feel to it and the locals we met were all very welcoming and friendly and characters with interesting stories to tell. The next morning was the farmers market and we enjoyed chatting to the stallholders and tasting the goodies. Many of the locals are not from Alaska originally but visited and decided to ...

    This Rain Needs to Stop!

    A travel blog entry by budbarbonthego on Jul 29, 2014

    9 photos

    ... could drown in the incoming tide before being rescued. It looked gray and muddy and I didn't want to walk on it anyway.

    Our first stop was at the Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center. This is a 200 acre park that takes in orphaned and injured wildlife. It was a wonderful opportunity to observe some of these large animals up close. I especially enjoyed the 1000 lb brown bear (also known as the grizzly bear). He ...

    Death Tunnel and Orphan Babies

    A travel blog entry by kirstenelise on Jul 28, 2014

    1 comment, 10 photos

    ... takes about 15 minutes to get through.

    Side effects of traveling through a narrow mountain passage include intense feelings of suffocation, certainty of imminent death, and profound anxiety. I practiced deep breathing and visualized the glaciers I've been seeing but the anxiety only increased with each passing second. Just as I started shaking, I grabbed my phone and focussed intently on editing some recent pictures. Brilliant! I'm convinced that ...


    A travel blog entry by jennyusa on Jul 14, 2014

    1 comment, 20 photos

    ... named after the chief engineer for Alaska railways in the 1940s. This Tunnel goes through Mt Maynard to Whittier and is 2 1/2 miles long. There is a 25 mph speed limit and it takes about 6 minutes to get through. Until 2000, the tunnel was only open to railway traffic. Cars had to go on flat bed railroad cars. Since then it has been modified to allow other vehicular traffic, however is One lane only. In each 1 hour period,15 minutes is allowed ...