Orca Inn

10901 Lake Otis Pky, Anchorage, Alaska, 99516, United States | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Anchorage

Exploring Alaska in a 20-foot Winnebago camper

A travel blog entry by diannemurray on Jun 12, 2014

1 comment, 127 photos

... demos on turning too early or too sharply, or not watching what was happening to the tail of the vehicle. Crossing driveways was big on the list, also stopping distances and downhill speed control. What they said was tantamount to admitting the vehicle has inadequate brakes. Operating the vehicle’s many systems and features is a bit like flying a plane. The height of the vehicle is also emphasised, with graphic footage of damage to the area over the drivers cab. The ...

Cruising northbound to Alyeska!

A travel blog entry by fatkidfrogs on Jun 10, 2014

200 photos

... Northern Lights. At their Performing Arts Theater, we watched a film that was put together by a man who had been documenting the aurora borealis since 1980. Again, I imagined more color but it seems like the green lights are more common. We heard that the King Salmon were swimming a week before we got there. We walked down to take a look but it was low tide. Still there were tons of people out there with poles. Someone told us the fishermen get shoulder ...

Portage-Denali-Fairbanks-Girdwood 9/8-9/11

A travel blog entry by joankaichen on Sep 11, 2013

7 photos

... when we left and began our saga into Denali Natl Park. What an adventure! Although fog and rain obscured our long view of the mts, the glorious fall colors of the tundra were breathtaking. We stopped when wildlife was sighted...we saw moose, Dahl sheep way up on the mts, bear...one was a mother with her cubs...caribou and we stopped rather frequently for bathroom stops. They supplied us bag lunches which we ate en route to Kantishna, the ...

Seattle take too....with Alaska!!

A travel blog entry by rorox on Jul 27, 2013

... the tour to begin. This commenced inside a restored pub called Doc Maynards. Doc Maynard was one of the founding fathers in Seattle. He encouraged business growth and helped the town thrive. He was also a drunk and encouraged debauchery so it was appropriate we started in a bar. After an introduction to the tour and history of old town Seattle we got split into groups and headed for the stairs. The underground tour basically takes ...

The "City of Flowers"

A travel blog entry by rider1 on Jul 08, 2013

204 photos

... building contains a theater and a stage were different information is presented.

The following day found us at the Alaska Zoo. This appears to be an older zoo with smaller containment areas than what you would find in a more modern zoo. We had a great time watching the bears play. The snow leopards totally ignored everyone and stayed in the shade. Most of the animals were either injured and unable ...

Location

This hotel, located in the Huffman / O' Malley area of Anchorage, is near Alaska Zoo, Potter Marsh Bird Sanctuary, Horse Trekkin Alaska, and Anchorage Golf Course.
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