Historic Anchorage Hotel
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services
- Fitness/Health center
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... flowers that are everywhere. Although the growing season in Alaska is short with many hours of sunlight each day flowers flourish and grow very large.
From there we wandered through the "tourist" area where gift shops abound. Making a few purchases here and there, we also stopped in a shop owned by Denise's friend, Sarah.
Ken was able to secure us ...
... week. Skiff tour along the shore line & we saw 2 separate brown bears. Large one far away then a smaller one quite close just feeding along the shore line & seemingly undisturbed by us. This is another world than we're used to - so untouched & ...
... shop was the daughter of the original owner Mary Carey. This Mary was a bit of a legend in her day being a female pioneer in that area. Kaff was taken with the whole thing and had bought her book about her life, I went halves so I get to read it second. We had gorgeous views from our table having lunch. We also met 2 hunters all decked out in their camouflage gear, the whole nine yards but they don't actually kill anything, they just ...
... less than $2.00 per night. Not bad eh?) We camped two nights there and got to see the fish wheels in action on the river, plus we took Doc on a beautiful ride to McCarthy on the old mining railway bed.
McCarthy is the old town outside of the Kennecott Copper Mine and Mill town that thrived from 1913 to 1938 when the mine closed. The history of the copper mines and the mill there ...
... Winter if the beats got hungry I don't know. There has never been a casualty though. We learned about the Gold Rush and an obliging park ranger showed us how to pan for gold and treated us to a trip through the emergency exit doors to see Mount McKinley in the distance - a rare sight in Anchorage, because usually, it is too cloudy to see it at all. He was pretty excited about it. We passed a beautiful quilt shop with some stunning completed quilts on display. One ...