Red Roof Inn Anchorage

Address: 1104 E Fifth Ave, Anchorage, Alaska, 99501, United States | 1 star motel
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Travel Blogs from Anchorage

A weekend in anchorage & potential winter jobs!!

A travel blog entry by amandalynn88 on Jul 28, 2014

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... for winter jobs! I had 1 interview and have 2 more coming up. 2 jobs are in California and the 3rd is in Colorado. But honestly, I want to spend this winter in Alaska to see what it's like. Type 2 fun, maybe?! So I'm currently applying to the very few seasonal winter jobs that Alaska offers. Fingers crossed! Still no bear sighting. That is all for now I guess ...

What - There's No Overnight Parking Here?

A travel blog entry by budbarbonthego on Jul 23, 2014

7 photos

... of their grass and ivory baskets.

Earthquake Park and Point Woronzof overlooking Cook Inlet were a short drive away. The clouds were building as we gazed over the marshy area that once was a high bluff. All brought down during an earthquake in 1964. A damp haze was settling in so we made it back to the truck and took off to the Ship Creek Trail to watch the salmon fishing. There were fishermen shoulder to shoulder ...

A Day of Until Laters

A travel blog entry by suzannecompton on Jun 18, 2014

20 photos

... had breakfast with Henry and Tricia of cinnamon rolls, bacon, peach smoothies and coffee. The off we went to Anchorage. Ben and I stopped a few times to make pictures and ooh and aah at the scenery so Tricia and Henry left us and went on toward Anchorage. We stopped at Tern Lake, which hosts numerous animals, birds, fish and unique plants. Common loons, bald eagles, and arctic terns share the area with a variety of song birds and shorebirds like the northern ...

Exploring Alaska in a 20-foot Winnebago camper

A travel blog entry by diannemurray on Jun 12, 2014

1 comment, 127 photos

... but overcast.

A couple of kms down the road we come to Grand View RV Park, which does indeed have a GRAND view, and has lots of vans staying there, and explains why our place was empty, though quite a few people turned up at the restaurant.

We follow the Matanuska glacier down the gorge for a few miles, getting photos where reasonably safe, but most of the parking places are on the wrong side of the road, and you have to cross double lines to get to ...

A Brief History of Alaskan Transport

A travel blog entry by rodk on Jan 18, 2014

70 photos

... laws of physics. Conservation of momentum and friction coefficients mean that under certain circumstances, such as the near vertical slopes we occasionally descended, the velocity of the sled (unchecked) would exceed that of the dog team. Either the sled would run over the dogs or the dogs would join you in the sled. Neither was a desirable outcome. Similarly, sled travel is subject to the laws of vectors. The lead dog runs some 15m ahead of the sled, meaning on ...