Travel Blogs from Talkeetna
... heavy fog so it was on to plan #2.
Mahay's jet boats into Devil's Canyon whitewater rapids. Tours were leaving in 10 minutes so we rushed to add another layer for warmth and throw on some decent shoes. The boat was just incredible. The ginormous engines roared for 65 miles upstream against the terrific current of the Susitna and Talkeetna rivers. We spotted a bald eagle perched at the tip of a tree along the riverbank. The ...
... but had to turn back because of conditions of the roads, and not wanting to damage our rental RV.
Then we headed to Talkeetna, and got to see Denali aka Mt. McKinley in the distance.
Outside Talkeetna on our way there, we stopped at Flying Squirrel Bakery and had very good but very unusual grilled cheese sandwich with apples and salmon included in sandwich!
Crazy how light it still is at ...
We slept in this morning although I still woke up at 4:30, (5:30 Yukon time)!
A quick shower and breakfast and we are on the road at 8 AM. We are on a smooth highway, the Tok Cutoff, (Alaska 1), on our way toward Anchorage with a connection to AK 1 in Glenallen! You do need the Milepost to follow all of this!
After a while we start to experience what we thought yesterday would be….Lots of road damage and when ...
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... drive from the Visitor Centre, & was advised to put shoes on (I had jandels of course & naturally different coloured ones) & more clothes. Luckily, only as I was in the van did I bring jeans, sneakers & a jacket – otherwise I would have been a bit stuffed. The other 5 passengers already had on some big overshoe/boot things so that their shoes wouldn’t get wet on the glacier. The guy must not have believed the size of my feet because he brought ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsTalkeetna Cabins
This place is brilliant - lovely cabins, hand built by the owner and his wife (the amazingly friendly Peg) and located in just about the coolest (and quirkiest) town on Earth. I can totally recommend Talkeetna Cabins if you're ever in the area.
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