Duke'S 8th Avenue Hotel
Travel Blogs from Anchorage
... famous” Alyeska Ski Resort. No, neither of us can ski (even though there is still snow in some of the mountains here), but we can take a tram ride to the top of a mountain!...and that’s exactly what we did. It was a 7-minute ride to 3,000 ft. up, where waiting at the top were a couple of restaurants, chair lifts for skiing, a gift shop and several trails. And what a view! Seven glaciers surrounding us, a large ...
... and then pay for it... it's just too good.
Driving the Alaska Highway is...gosh it's hard to describe. Relaxing might be the best adjective I can plug into that sentence. No crowds, all sorts of stuff to look at, just you and either your tunes or your thoughts. People act funny when you tell them that you're driving it alone. "Oh. No one's going with you?" Well, last I checked being by yourself means just you so...no. It's not ...
... at the bar?” It’s like if aliens from say Mars just dropped in from outer space, you get the feeling these people would not miss a beat. “Don’t worry about your space ship – just park it anywhere you want.” “Is that your dog? Oh I’m sorry, you say it’s your mother-in-law? I understand, no really I do. You should see mine.”
There are no boats on the Turnagain Arm. We can see ...
... When I asked the doctor whether I could make the trip, he replied: “You can either hurt at home, or hurt on the trip.” Well, I chose the latter. After all, we had FREE plane tickets from Northwest Airlines (we LOVE to give up our seats to those in need!) and we had picked Alaska because we had always wanted to see it. I had spent so much time in the ER that I ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center
- Free parking