Alaska Birch Cottages
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- Refrigerator in room
- High-speed internet in room
- Microwave in room
- Non-smoking hotel
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On the way from Anchorage to Palmer rests Hatcher Pass in the Willow Creek mining district. Over 14,000,000 grams of gold have been produced from the areas, and at least one mining company is currently exploring for gold there today. Tourists (and locals) can still pan here.
You will also see a working reindeer farm, as reindeer is a food source for Alaskans. (I'm sorry; I just cannot ...
Friday, July 31, 2015
We are up early and ready to hitch up and head back towards Anchorage. After hitching up the trailer I always do a visual check around the coach to ensure we've left nothing and the truck and trailer equipment is secure. I also check to make sure that the hitch is properly engaged and locked.
All is well until I get back into the truck I do ...
1AUG2015 It's time to pack up and head back to Wasilla/Palmer and catch up with Mike & Jil… we find them at a different RV Park than the last one we stayed while in Wasilla…
While at Deep Creek Beach in Ninilchik (state of Alaska campground) and we found that the water heater wouldn’t fire up on gas but ran fine on A.C. power so we ran ...
The car is loaded, bags have been checked at the front desk and the kids are in the car. It's 9am and we're headed out of town on the road to Denali National Park. We scan the road for Moose. Anchorage has the highest population of moose in Alaska. The boys press their faces against the window, craning their necks for any movement in the brush. We see plenty of moose crossing signs, but alas no moose. Instead we see Musk Oxen.
Outside the town of Palmer we ...
We left Talkeetna this morning and headed down the Parks Highway to the Glen Highway junction, where we headed northeast to Palmer. Palmer has an interesting history. Of course, the first known inhabitants were the Athabascan Indians. In 1890, George Palmer opened a trading post in the area to support the gold rush; in 1916, the town of Palmer was established as a railway station on the Matanuska branch of the Alaska Railroad. But the really ...