The Polar Bear Motel

4332 Spenard Road, Anchorage, Alaska, 99517, United States | Motel

Travel Blogs from Anchorage

A Brief History of Alaskan Transport

A travel blog entry by rodk


... The trail varied from corrugated (reminiscent of bush tracks in the tropical north) to smooth and well-groomed – maintained by lodge owners who use the trails themselves as winter highways and are keen to entice snow mobilers to stay at their lodge. We pass a browsing moose early in the day but otherwise wildlife remains scarce. I think I’d make myself scarce too if I heard the roar of three high performance two stroke engines tearing towards me.


12-hours by rail from Fairbanks to Anchorage

A travel blog entry by sandyhart

... at Paxton ~135 mi to the east (Paxton is where Randy and I ate lunch a few days ago and it is the site of one of the roadhouses where James Harris and his sons stopped on their winter journey from Valdez to Fairbanks.) The Nenana has gone on to the south and we’re following the Cantwell River now. It is a clearwater river and another of the many shallow, “braided streams” that I’ve seen in Alaska. Cantwell is the gateway to the Valdez Creek ...

Seeing Anchorage

A travel blog entry by fairfamily


... s. They were having a BBQ and had invited the girls (Kristan couldn't make it, but called us) and some friends and neighbors over. It was a wonderful night and we all enjoyed both the reindeer and moose hotdogs, as well as the smoked salmon. The most different thing, is how late it stays light. It was almost 10:00 when we started to eat, but felt like 6:00. Again, everyone crashed......Tomorrow we pick up the RV and head down the ...

Evoking Russian roots in Alaska

A travel blog entry by russian-girl

... and color palates that most major chains go through these days. This hotel was the most expensive hotel throughout our trip, it was $210 per night and included continental breakfast. For the 7 of us, we needed 3 rooms, thus the total for the stay was $630 + taxes.
When I originally was planning the trip I wanted to go trekking and camping in the Wrangell- St.Ellias Park on the East side of Alaska where you can only camp ...

Anchorage, Alaska (16 -19 June 2013)

A travel blog entry by la.adendorff


... you. Nothing like walls of ice to put you in your place and regain some perspective. Got back to Al and Stevie's late in the evening for a BBQ picnic in the park across the way - delicious freshly caught fish and wonderful company waste perfect way to end such an amazing day. 19th June 2013 was my last day in Anchorage. With both Al and Stevie at work I had a quiet day walking around the city of Anchorage through all the gift stores, Veterans ...


This motel, located in the Spenard area of Anchorage, is near Kobuk Wild River, John River, Koyukuk River, and Chitistone Canyon.
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