Sitka's Eagle Bay Inn
Travel Blogs from Sitka
... time on a plane in 9 months and it was a much needed getaway. Had we been here in winter, I think we would have stayed here a lot longer, but winter was dead and we could not seem to get around to the tourist attractions for the price we would be paying. The one tourist attraction that we did want to see was Fortress of the Bear, which is a place where they rescue wild bears, but we could not get there for less than $50 with a taxi. ...
... closing around 5, and the last of them seem to close at 6. For a town where cruise ships stop, they don’t seem to have made a big effort to gather in the tourist dollars!
Nevertheless: with the Russian and the Native American influence, it’s quite an interesting place, and tomorrow we’re supposed to have sunshine, so we’ll see what it looks like then. We may even get a look at the surrounding mountains, which, up to now, have been shrouded in ...
... and now lives in Texas. So there's the demographic. Then there's the service, which is earnest but a bit confused and always slow. Why not eat in our stateroom, get to wear our jeans (outlawed in restaurants onboard) and watch Woody Allen?
No reason, and that's what we're doing.
(We're on our way to Wrangell, Alaska, have left Sitka, but Travelpod won't take no destination for an answer.)
... we had a reservation. I heard folks on the boat talking about going there and knew they had a large fifth wheel. I was glad we had a reservation and knew we had one of the only large sites. When we arrived there was big coach in site 9. They were hoping we would not show up and could have our site but there is no stopping Bertha and Tami. After kicking them out we were soon set up and exploring the area. A small creek ...
... for nearly two centuries. The Fish Hatchery, Aquarium and Sitka History Museum were educational and fun. Jim stayed at the Museum and I ventured to the Raptor Center and the Fortress of Bears. People are friendly in Sitka. I asked Duke, who was driving by, if I was at the right place to catch the bus and he offered a ride! The Raptor Center eagles beyond rehabilitation would call out to their free brothers in the sky. It was a soulful cry! Almost brought a ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service