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Turnagain Arm and Portage Valley Private Tour
"From Anchorage we'll travel along the scenic Seward Highway. One of only 13 highways in the US with the distinction of ""All American Road"". Along the way we will have great opportunities to view and photograph wildlife and scenic vistas. First we stop at the beautifu where you will board the mv Ptarmigan for an optional one-hour cruise across the stunning scenery of iceberg-dotted Portage Lake. After the cruise stop in at the Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center a nonprofit organization dedicated to preserving Alaska's wildlife. The AWCC takes in injured and orphaned animals year-round providing spacious enclosures and quality animal care. Here you can view and photograph up close Alaska's iconic animals that are unable to be released into the wild. Afterwards head back to Anchorage and enjoy a narrated city tour including all the best dining places.Whats Included:     Services of a professional private tour guide     Door to door round trip transportation from Anc
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Anchorage Winter Twilight Photo Tour
"Starting from historical Stewart’s Photo Shop on 4th Avenue in downtown Anchorage (unless Anchorage area hotel pickup is pre-arranged). This tour travels in a comfortable customized tour van along the Cook Inlet Coast. The first stop is Beluga Point where you'll photograph scenic views of Turnagain Arm a constantly changing ancient glacial fjord. Next up is McHugh Creek where you’ll take a short .5 mile (.8 km) hike to photograph this picturesque river cascading down a craggy mountainside or as winter progresses intricately shaped rivulets of ice. Afterwards visit Glen Alps
From $169.00
 
Turnagain Arm and Portage Valley Private Tour
"From Anchorage we'll travel along the scenic Seward Highway. One of only 13 highways in the US with the distinction of ""All American Road"". Along the way we will have great opportunities to view and photograph wildlife and scenic vistas. First we stop at the beautifu where you will board the mv Ptarmigan for an optional one-hour cruise across the stunning scenery of iceberg-dotted Portage Lake. After the cruise stop in at the Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center a nonprofit organization dedicated to preserving Alaska's wildlife. The AWCC takes in injured and orphaned animals year-round providing spacious enclosures and quality animal care. Here you can view and photograph up close Alaska's iconic animals that are unable to be released into the wild. Afterwards head back to Anchorage and enjoy a narrated city tour including all the best dining places.Whats Included:     Services of a professional private tour guide     Door to door round trip transportation from Anc
From $645.00

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Painted on downtown

After seeing murals in Seward I hadn't thought I could see one here in Valdez. I hope there are not much in Valdez, we walk around and I could only see two of them. This mural reminds us just to all...
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Visitor Information Center in Valdez

The visitor center of Valdez is probably one of the nicest building I've seen around downtown. It has a mountain backdrop. Two beautiful totem pole stood on the entrance is very attractive. Not only...
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Cruise Prince William Sound

A number of companies offer cruises on the sound, and it is an activity you shouldn't miss. I went with Stan Stephens Cruises, and was totally satisfied with their tour. As we went out past the...
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Whitney Museum

The Whitney Museum is wonderful. Maxine and Jesse Whitney had the largest collection of Alaskan native art and artifacts in the world, and it was given to the University of Alaska in 1998. The museum...
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Kayak to Columbia Glacier - part 1

Day trip from Valdez to Columbia Glacier - unbelievably beautiful, kayak between icebergs, calm water, no experience needed. We went in August 2006. Our guide, the company owner, and another guide we...
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ANADYR ADVENTURES

They have all kinds of things you can do here.There are several different kayaking trips you can go on that are 8 and 10 hours respectively. There is also some hiking thrown in with it. They you have...
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Kayak to Columbia Glacier, Glacier Island - part 2

We went in August 2006. Please see tip part 1 for more info and photos.Here is the basic schedule. We left Valdez on a boat trip out to an island, about 45 min. Then we kayaked towards the glacier. It...
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Rafting

Just when you beging to feel relaxed, the waters get shaky. Hold on to the raft! You'll have the option of taking a raft where you'll have to paddle, or one (as we did) where you just sit tight and...
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Aurora Borealis

I sure hope you are lucky enough to catch an aurora borealis. We were sleeping when the captain woke us up around 3 am. What a scare! He asked us to go on deck. And we did... what a colleciton of...
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A good drive for GREAT fishing!!!

If you have an extra 2 days in Alaska, I highly recommend Valdez! You can get there from either Fairbanks or Anchorage via car, motorcoach, etc. It is approximately 6 hours from Fairbanks driving. You...
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Maybe you can avoid being eaten if you are a lion

Ok, so we've learned that the Alskan waters are a dangerous place to be a sea otter. But surely if you happen to be a stellar's sea lion, you are at the tip top of the food chain. Right?Wrong. Orcas...
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Last tip on the otters

Ok, ok. I exagerated the blissful life of a sea otter in my first tip. Sure they get to eat all the shrimp they want. Yes they have a frolicking good time tussling with one another. And a nap on a...
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More on the Otters

It was good to see healthy communities of otters in the Alaskan waters. Perhaps you remember the Exxon Valdez tragedy when tons of crude spilled into the Prince William Sound and decimated the water...
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A Raft of Sea Otters

I've always loved otters, both river otters and sea otters. What a fun-loving animal.In the Alaskan oceans the sea otters get plenty plump as they spend most of the day dining on tasty crustaceans....
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"North America's northernmost ice free port"
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"One of the longest drive and so scenic byway"
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