Denali Lakeside Lodging

Lake Otto, Healy, Alaska, 99743, United States | Hotel

Travel Blogs from Healy

The Great One: Coming home

A travel blog entry by jdswed


... the tundra, and the top of Mt. McKinley emerges far in the distance, above the tops of shorter mountains in the foreground, appearing as if a cloud due to its persistent coating of snow, and glaciers. I'm instantly emotional; I'm home. This sentiment only grows over the next several hours, as we drive ever-closer toward that mountain, which the native Athabascan call Denali, "the great one".

As we ...

Day 3

A travel blog entry by nitafjerstad1


Our wake up time was 6:00 am today. We had to have our bags checked and rooms checked by 7:10. After room check we took our bags to the motor coach. Then we had a great breakfast. After everyone finished eating, we boarded our coach and headed to Pyrah's Pioneer Farm. It took us about 45 minutes to get to the farm, and we enjoyed the views as we got closer to the mountains. Tina, our bus driver, and Yvette, ...

Denali National Park

A travel blog entry by kirsty_murray


Back on the road we head to Denali along the highway. We get to the campsite we will say at for the next three nights. We had been told that there was going to be a festival for the summer solstice so it was going to be a party weekend. Smashing. We set up camp and had pasta for dinner then some moonshine for desert and headed on up to the bar. The bar was fairly quiet but we had a few giggles and walked home in the daylight at 3am. The ...

A dollhouse cabin and 28 sled dogs

A travel blog entry by zingerin


... But he has two places to send us, a quick one for tonight and a celebratory one for tomorrow, our anniversary. Our cabin is tiny but nice. Two dollhouse bedrooms and one bath. Getting four of us clean and dressed to leave at 6:30AM will be a circus. Not sure what to expect tomorrow. Cars are prohibited in Denali, which keeps it pristine. We've chosen the eight hour trip to the Eilson visitor's center on a shuttle rather than a bus. An eight hour trip ...

Sunny day in Denali Natl Park

A travel blog entry by pbauer


... ride is cancelled! Going to see the "great one" Spent a good day in the park. The "tall one" was only partial seen today due to clouds but the rest of the park was beautiful. We finished the day with having dinner outside on a lovely patio setting Bt the glacier Nenana River with a rainbow in the ...

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