Totem Inn Hotel and Suites
Travel Blogs from Valdez
It was pouring when we got up in the morning, the rain turning to a light drizzle by the time we finished breakfast. We packed up our raingear and extra layers of clothing and headed to the marina for our excursion out into Prince William Sound. Again, the weather Gods were looking out for us. By the time we left the harbor at 11:30 the cloud …
By the time we finished chatting with another touring couple from Anchorage over breakfast, it was 10 am before we left Sheep Mountain Lodge. Heavy clouds filled the skies as we made our way along high, flat plateaus of endless green, the highway mostly conforming to river routes. We scoured the wetlands for moose or bear without success.
Took a 9 hour boat tour of Prince William Sound. Spent some time on tankers and learning about the Exxon Valdez oil spill. Highlights of the trip were marine mammals and birds; and seeing glaciers up close. We saw whales, orcas, otters, seals, sea lions, puffins, bald eagles and other assorted wildlife. Saw glaciers (including calving) and lots of …
Drove rhe Ric******* Highway form Fairbanks to Valdez. Saw a few moose. Great mountain views. Some of us climbed to stand on Worthington Glacier.
This afternoon we went geocaching again, but we decided to do it up in the mountains. We drove up Ric******* Highway for about 30 miles, stopping every 15 feet or so to take pictures. We stopped at waterfalls, caves, and even old horse trails. We even went off-road in the Trailblazer to see stuff, and I got to walk on tundra. Talk about awesome …
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
We stayed in one of the little cabins for two nights. They are set up well, with a small kitchenette, and a decent bed and sitting area. Service was good, as was the food in the restaurant, and reasonably priced. Nice lounge with affordable drink prices. Our only issue was that the Wi-fi didn't reach the cabins from the main building.
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