IslandView Resort and Charters

4405 Halibut Point Road, Sitka, Alaska, 99835, United States | Lodge
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Travel Blogs from Sitka

Land ahoy

A travel blog entry by stuidon

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... sunrise in this area is about 4:30am - sunset at 10pm. These day light hours are going to do our heads in.

Sitka was the Old Russian capital of Alaska and the place where the hand over to America was signed, before then it was the home of the Tijinit one of the 'First Nation' people and the creators of the wonderful Totems that you find in these parts.

Our first stop was at the Sitka National Park, to view the Totem Poles, and the views. We ...

There Be Mountains Here!

A travel blog entry by cphenly

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... was a highlight of the visit to town. The views were spectacular. The cruise ship out in the harbor made a picture postcard advert for cruises (didn’t convince me, but I can see how they draw customers), and the cruise crowd in town contributed to the problems at the restaurant. There must be 4x as many people around today as yesterday. When we were waiting to get on the bus to go back to the National Park so I could take a few photos of ...

Land, at last!

A travel blog entry by lrandal

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... again, and tomorrow we're at sea.

An odd coincidence: A fellow passenger on the hike heard that we were from Berkeley and asked if we knew of his late uncle, who was a landscape architecture professor at UC. Turns out the wife of this professor is Peg, in my quilt mini-group. The fellow passenger is her nephew, traveling with his mother and father, who is Peg's older brother. (Fellow No Problems will be astounded by this, probably won't matter to anyone else.)
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Alaska Cruise - Day One

A travel blog entry by r-k-worldtrip

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... trying to get rid of its tormentor, a wolverine on its back… and he said he would hate him (the cruise guest who asked the question) not to see it if he had his nose stuck in a map…. and that is why the route of the ship is displayed electronically in the lounge each day…beautifully answered.

Before boarding the boat that was to be ‘home’ for 14 days, spent two hours on a small whale watching boat wending our way around the ...

Gold seekers, a misplaced capital & a Russian one

A travel blog entry by ronamoon

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... just a rocky camp spot beside the river. Still it is an impressive setting and on our first evening we had a black bear and her two cubs wander past - fantastic!

The old mining township of McCarthy is nearby and is well past its prime but has a lot of character with a few people offering great trips into the mountains and along the wild rivers from here (something we want to do for a week or more on our next trip to Alaska - this wont be our last).

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Location

This lodge, located on 4405 Halibut Point Road, Sitka, is near Alaska Raptor Center, Kayaking in Sitka, Sheldon Jackson Museum, and Sitka Sound Tours.
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    TripAdvisor Reviews IslandView Resort and Charters Sitka

    5.00 of 5 stars Outstanding