Sourdough Visitors Lodge Motel

801 Erickson Street, Anchorage, Alaska, 99501, United States | Motel
 

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Exploring Alaska in a 20-foot Winnebago camper

A travel blog entry by diannemurray

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... but can't get to it directly, so take a shortcut, but find ourselves involved with the railway, and have to do a long detour to the Old Seward Highway, and finally into the parking bays with our van still intact.

We checked in our van, by far the dirtiest one on the lot, courtesy of the Denali Highway (most of the others were spotless, and ours was covered in mud almost to the top), but it passed the inspection, and we set in motion the process to get our ...

A Brief History of Alaskan Transport

A travel blog entry by rodk

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... will dig into the snow are also factors to consider. Your choice is guided where possible by prior knowledge of the curve -- which we largely lacked or was difficult to appraise in the few seconds before seeing the curve and entering it. All in all it was huge fun. The curved wooden fender at the front of the sled generally meant we bounced off trees and our willing dog teams always pulled us out of the deepest snow-filled gulches if we were willing to push the sled as ...

12-hours by rail from Fairbanks to Anchorage

A travel blog entry by sandyhart

... what had been a railroad station. It is still so classified they put their own (cleared) crew on any train that goes all the way in. Usually trains deliver stuff off-base and they come and get it.
We were told that this would have been our last opportunity to view Denali from North, but it is completely hidden in the clouds.
We kept following the Nenana. It is quite muddy now because of recent rain. It is usually a silvery color from glacial runoff.
At about ...

Classic Coastal train to Seward

A travel blog entry by mazb10

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... windsurfers playing around near Beluga Point (so called because it was from here that locals used to come to look for the Beluga whales to catch). Matthew, our guide for the final section of the journey, told us that not only is the inlet super cold but the sand bars mean that the channel doesn’t progressively get deeper, it can suddenly become shallow catching people unawares. When the 2 windsurfers realised we were watching them one , in particular, put on a show although he crashed ...

Departing Anchorage for Washington DC

A travel blog entry by la.adendorff

... 45pm I was on the train and on my way to Washington DC via Philadelphia (which is so pretty). I arrived to dinner at Lars' in downtown Washington which was followed by a very entertaining round of "Cards for Humanity" with Lars and his friends, which I'm not sure is the most comfortable way to break the ice, but certainly ...

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This motel, located in the Government Hill area of Anchorage, is near Alaska Railroad, Seavey's Ididaride Sled Dog Tours, Port of Anchorage, and Suzan Nightingale McKay Memorial Park.
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