Talkeetna Alaskan Lodge
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- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services
TravelPod Member ReviewsTalkeetna Alaskan Lodge
Beautiful place with amazing views of Mt. McKinley
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Again we woke up having no itinerary or plans. Unfortunately, breakfast was not included while staying at the lodge, so Jeff went down & got us some lattes. Jeff & Amelia were ready to go out hiking, but I knew we needed to have something to eat before partaking in such an outing. Jeff suggested that we go into the town of Talkeetna, which …
It was another beautiful day in Alaska, knew that we were really lucking out with the weather. Read that Valdez's record for temperatures above 70 degrees was 33 days, set back in 2004. Our stay in Valdez had been very short, but so glad we made the journey across the Prince William Sound to stay a night here.
Jeff and I went downstairs …
Today my family and friends travelled all the way to Talkeetna for a bluegrass festival (there was no festival). Instead we all ate at the Wildflower Café in the center of town. While our food was being cooked my friends and I discovered a river nearby. We skip stones and hung out and had a great time. After lunch we explored the town and …
... airstrip the pilot was waiting for me despite the fact that it was only 4.50pm. He, Dave, asked if I'd been on a boat as I was barefoot. I didn't bother putting any shoes on since I didn't plan to leave the plane this time as it was to be a flight around the summit of Mt McKinley.
Again I was in the front seat beside the pilot, Dave, he took a while telling us all the necessaries like where the emergency exits were, flares etc & also explained about using oxygen masks ...
... here in Anchorrage? :-)". Arvind got to taste his Sag Paneer for the third time and even tried to ask for the recipe :-) - No luck in getting the recipe. He has already asked me to try this at home and got to learn this recipe :-)
Overall a great vacation with our friends Gayathri & Karthik family and a very memorable experience for all of us. The best part of my trip was the Matanuska Glacier Hike and the Mt.McKinley glacier landing - no words to explain and will stay ...