Talkeetna Denali View Lodge & Cabins
Travel Blogs from Talkeetna
... 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 ...
... must fill a sled with split wood, then tow it by snow machine & feed the wood into a bonfire, around which bachelors tell lousy stories.
All 3 rounds are timed. After penalty times, if any, are added, the 3 times are combined & the woman with the fastest accumulated time wins. There are some great prizes for the top 3 finishers, but most women do it for the love of the game. Winners have received anything from gold nuggets to free flights to Hawaii & London. ...
... companies, and a microbrewery. Lunch outside at West Rib, home of Seward's Folly, the seven pound hamburger attempted on Man Vs. Food. We didn't. Crab sandwiches were a wonderful mess. We've staying in a hilltop chalet about four miles out of town. Mt McKinley is centered in the big picture window in our living room. Just a few fluffy clouds left to clear the peak. Chill time. Happy campers. Back to town tonight for dinner outside at Wildflower Cafe. Chef salad comes ...
... Cookie and Shortcake, both correctional officers. Shortcake works on our shift with us, but Cookie, who we met at academy, lives and works near Anchorage. Cookie joined us one night, and Shortcake came out the next. The night before Cookie came, Josh and I were already there, attempting to fish but nothing was happening. We see, across the river, a huge black bear walk out of the woods and sit on the bank. He sat there forever, it seemed like. Some locals told us he had been ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Kids activities or Babysitting