Inn At Whittier
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- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Breakfast Available
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
- Wireless internet connection in public areas
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Travel Blogs from Whittier
... the RV – depends on things like the weather and the length of the trip. Sometimes if I stay in the RV, someone comes to walk me and give me a treat – I have seen some money changing hands in this situation, so I'm pretty sure that people pay for the privilege of getting to walk me.
Yesterday I went on a five hour side trip in the car and it reminded me of why it ...
... Specifically the “Glacier Discovery” train and the “Prince William Sound Blackstone Bay Glacier Cruise” (This is all thanks to Mike’s mom!!). The train ride was surprisingly cramped but the tour guide and the conductor made sure to point out and describe landmarks and animals that popped up along the way, even stopping to make sure we all had a good look.
On the train ride (back and forth) we saw Bald Eagles, ...
... We did see some Orca (Killer Whales) at one stage. After a light lunch we listened to another presentation by the Naturalist and then watched a DVD on our cruise into Glacier Bay that the on-board production team had put together. It was available to purchase. To add bit of drama, about 4:30pm an announcement came over the PA from the bridge announcing 'man overboard’ on the port side and the ...
... parking lot, and then hiked up to Portage Glacier! Todd and dad climbed up on the glacier. Next we drove through the tunnel to Whittier, which was a very strange place. Almost everyone lives in two buildings in the town, and to get to the town their is one tunnel that only opens for so long every hour. After Whittier we headed ...
... as they went down into the water. We watched bits calving off and listened to the crunching, groaning and popping of the glaciers. They are pretty awesome as they are so large. There were lots of little icebergs passing by, as well as chunks. I forget what the smaller icebergs are called- maybe growlers.
Back into town and I went out to dinner with our new friends, Peter and Linda. John, who we met on the train, was coming up to visit his ...