Girdwood Rentals & Accommodations

330 Hightower, Girdwood, Alaska, 99587, United States | Lodge
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A Day of Until Laters

A travel blog entry by suzannecompton

20

... at 5 Chair Restaurant. Service was very slow but the food very good. Then on to Anchorage and the Golden Nugget RV Park which is a repeat for us. We rode along Turnagain Arm, a long body of water that you follow when approaching Anchorage from the south, looking for Beluga whales but never spotted one. Belugas are also called white whales, and their unusual color makes them one of the most familiar and easily distinguishable of all the whales. They are ...

Cruising Vancouver to Whittier on Coral Princess

A travel blog entry by diannemurray

115

... upset tonight’s sleep, but after all the walking today, she succumbed.

Our route is described as – we sail north through Tongass Narrows, transiting Snow Passage (waypoint 6) around 3-4 hours after sailaway. Snow Passage is a hotspot for humpback whales.

We have large mountains and lower islands and ridges ahead. Pass a lighthouse on twin small islands at 3.10pm, and see rain in the mountains to port. By 5.10pm, we are in sight of rows of ...

Thursday, Sept 5th

A travel blog entry by joankaichen

4

This AM we set off for Anchorage and a visit to the Alaskan Native Heritage Center. What a fascinating and educational experience! With a film exhibiting the native life in Lime City, a remote location in which the tribe under the tutelage of the matriarch is carrying on its cultural subsistence living. Afterward we toured outdoors around Lake Tiulana. The path led us around the dwellings of the various indigenous tribes from ...

Wandering back south...

A travel blog entry by beadledove

20

... morning we line up past the Portage Glacier to the Whittier Tunnel. At 13,300 feet long it is the third longest tunnel in the US. Built as a railroad tunnel in 1943 for defense purposes, it is now a multi use tunnel, traffic goes one way at a time over the railroad tracks. We dutifully line up and follow the traffic through the mountain. Coming out the other side you find a small port town with a large high rise building where most of the population live. The ...

Glacier Cruise day in Whittier

A travel blog entry by ladha

19

... National forest plus they received the souvenier badges for successfully completing their program :-)We travelled through the Passage Canal around Decision point where we had stunning views of the Tebenkof Glacier which was a Piedmont glacier. There were gorgeous waterfalls surrounding both sides of the glaciers. We had the opportunity to get a closer view of the Hidden falls. We had a stop in front of the huge blackstone ...

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