Portage Cove Campground

Address: Portage, Whittier, Alaska, United States | Campground
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Location

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

    THE Glaciers !

    A travel blog entry by sallyglass on Sep 05, 2014

    2 comments, 19 photos

    ... must 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 ...

    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 sunny Seward is glorious

    A travel blog entry by kramertown on Jul 14, 2014

    ... glacier which is now several hundred yards away. The glaciers have been retreating for 150 years, but clearly the pace of retreat is accelerating. By 2:15 we were back in the RV, listening to Harry Potter and zooming through the incredible mountain landscape on our way to a 4:30 tunnel opening. We finished the last CD of Harry Potter just as we drove through the impressive 10 mile long tunnel. Tom dropped off the kids and turned around to catch the 5pm northbound tunnel ...