Travel Blogs from Seward
... flight to Hawaii instead (meaning it would help both the airline and ourselves). Unfortunately all the Honolulu flights were booked solid as well, but the staff were still grateful. Even still, we didn't receive our seats until the very end, making us wonder if we would get on the flight after all (it felt no different to flying staff travel). As it happened we did, and got Economy Plus (albeit with unreclining seats).
It's time to try and get some sleep and continue this blog tomorrow ...
We've finally found ourselves in a run of typical Alaskan summer weather: rain. The rain followed us from the Alyeska down the first part of the Seward Highway. Misty water on our right and steep mountains with low-hanging clouds on our left. We knew there were some glaciers and awesome mountain peaks hiding in the fog, but weren't too distressed because we get a second chance at this scenery on our return ...
Fished at Kenai Lake where the river enters for dollies. No good. Stopped and did a 2 mile r/t hike to Grayling Lake. Caught a few small ones that we released. Also had a loon hung out with us while we fished. Even sang a song for us as we left. Got a camp site in Seward. Went with the forested one instead of the beach option because the wind was up a ...
... bit of that and more.
Got our tickets at 9:00, boarded at 9:30, and we were off.
Beautiful day, clear skies, and plenty to see. Besides the two huge Glaciers up close and personnel we observed: Orcas, Humpbacks, Stellar Sea Lions, Puffins, harbor seals, eagles, dall porpoises, kittywiks, rhino auklets, and sea otters.
Not that we needed it, but we were served an all you can ...
... there about 2 hours before high tide and 2 hours after high tide. All around us people were pulling them in. But not us. So went home empty handed. All we got was very sore feet and body. It's hard work snagging! So I stayed home yesterday. Bill went in the morning, got nothing. Then in afternoon he went back over. At 6pm he text said he was on his way home with 3 nice fish. Wow ...
TripAdvisor Reviews Sauerdough Lodging Seward
Other places to stay in Seward
1412 4th Avenue, Seward | 2 star hotelfrom $82
- Spectacular View
- Best room to offer for off season / Expensive during summer season
- Great off-season value
202 5th Avenue, Seward | 3 star hotelfrom $110
- Very Unhappy with the hotel
- Keep looking
- Location is good.
221 5th Avenue, Seward | 2 star hotelfrom $79
804 Third Ave, Seward | 2 star hotelfrom $173
308 Adams St., Seward | Hotelfrom $49
31772 Hermann Leirer Road, Seward | 3 star hotelfrom $88