Talkeetna Denali View Lodge & Cabins
Travel Blogs from Talkeetna
... 8217; camp from the mountain. Gear is everywhere. It is fun to reconnect with the few employees still working.
We toured the museum in town, then ate dinner at the West Rib Pub. I pointed out to the staff the signature of Barbara and Brad Washburn they had on the wall. In 1997 I took then to dinner there and I had them sign the wall. It is now covered with signatures including a few that are intruding on the Washburn’s. I suggested ...
... we anticipate a big day tomorrow. You will have to tune in to the next post to hear about our excursion. Pie and ice cream for dessert and then to bed. But it is so light outside ------maybe I will close my eyes by mid-night. That is one of the hardest things to adjust to--the 4 hour time zone change has been gradual and very easy but this staying light until 12:00 midnight is tough!!!
... Not much employment in the town hence the reliance on subsistence life style. We visited the visitor centre and watched a few documentaries about early life in Kotzebue and education of high school Eskimos. High school students were shipped of to various schools around Alaska and boarded away from home at the governments expense for the years at high school. Not quite as bad as taking the children away from their parents for good as we did. Alaska now has a policy of ...
... days. More than 1000 people try to climb Denali each year between April & mid July.
There is a selection of accommodation to suit all tastes from camping grounds to hotels of varying standards, plenty of cafes & restaurants, gift shops, general store, galleries, museums & a number of businesses offering outdoor adventure activities such as hiking, jet boating, flightseeing, rafting, fishing. In December Winterfest features a month of competitions & ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
- Kids activities or Babysitting