Scandia House

110 Nordic Dr., Box 689, Petersburg, Alaska, 99833, United States | 1 star hotel
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Petersburg

A travel blog entry by luvntravln

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HOTO_ID_L=going-through-the-narrows.jpg ] The trip to Petersburg through the inner waterway and especially through The Narrows was very interesting. We passed several small communities totally reliant on the waterways, and lots of subsistence fisherman. Arrival in Petersburg resulted in scrumptious halibut tacos, and of course King Crab for dinner …

Juneau to Petersburg

A travel blog entry by r-phammond

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... Passage. It is possible that there may have been killer whales out there, too. We saw lots and lots of spouts and tail fins, one actually breached right behind the ferry, but other than seeing the splash, we didn't see the animal. That was the closest one that came near the ferry. Other than this picture and because we're going whale watching tomorrow afternoon, I'm waiting to send more ...

Today was Great

A travel blog entry by chuckschatter

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... Now their roughing it is not that severe. They really come into town daily (7 mile one way) by open skiff. They do return to lower 48 each year for a few weeks or months when they run out of wood (about 4 cords/winter). Fill their truck up with groceries and then return to Petersburg. They love their lifestyle and would not change a thing. What is so interesting is that they are not withdrawn or recluse ...

Gunkholing on the ferry

A travel blog entry by beadledove

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We arrived at Petersburg at 7p.m. on a Sunday night. While there isn’t retail establishment open, there are dozens of people wandering around downtown. This is a fishing port and the two major fish packers/canners bring in lots of seasonal workers. No place to go, so they socialize in the parks and on the streets. Heard more Spanish than English…can you say “guest workers?”

Petersburg was settled by Norwegians and are proud ...

Stikine River Tour

A travel blog entry by chuckschatter

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... 2500 year. But, they do not own the waterways so what do
the Alaskans do? They build their fishing and hunting shacks on floats and
leave them in the river year round. One full-time trapper/hunter/fisherman related to me (he used to be a professional rodeo bronco rider) that in the winter they will use snowmobiles to come out to these camps.
He runs 150 miles of traps using a snowmobile ...

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Location

This 1 star hotel, located on 110 Nordic Dr., Box 689, Petersburg, is near Anan Creek Bear Observatory, Inniskillin Okanagan (Dark Horse), Tongass Kayak Adventures, and Kaleidoscope Cruises.
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