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    • hike wonderlake

      Denali National Park and Preserve Apr 11, 2014 at 2:13 PM

      Hello

      I want to go to wonderlake for 3 days and take a hike on the backcountry in the south, some of it has t renseingements on southern wonderlake?

      thank you

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    • exit glacir for free

      Seward Apr 6, 2014 at 4:02 PM

      Hi, anyone knows if can i hike to te exit glaciar for free , or i must get a guided tour?
      Thanks

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    • Historic sites in Sitka

      Sitka Apr 1, 2014 at 11:00 PM

      Can you hop on and off a bus or other transportation to see the different historic sites?

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    • Magic Bus - Christopher McCandless

      Alaska Mar 31, 2014 at 8:45 AM

      Hi,

      My name is Gary and I'm currently looking to book an extended trip to travel across America. One of the locations I would like to visit it The 'Magic' Bus just off the Stampede Trail. When would be the safest time of year to hike out to the bus and are there also any tour guides who would accompany heading out there? I just wanted to check as I would rather not go out alone.

      I would be grateful for any information you could give me.

      Thanks

      Gary

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    • Flightseeing over an Alaskan glacier...which one?

      Alaska Yesterday

      I am going on a northbound cruise of Alaska with my wife and in-laws. We are going on the Royal Caribbean 7N Northbound Alaska & Hubbard Glacier cruise.
      It will stop at various ports along the way between Vancouver and Seward. We will fly back from Anchorage. There are many flightseeing excursions over Alaskan glaciers at the various ports during the cruise itinerary. They are of course rediculousy expensive and I will restrict/treat myself to ONLY one. I will be doing it alone or with the wife (the in-laws will not be with us for this period!). But which flightseeing excursion?

      Photography is my passion...fluidr.com/photos/phil_mario...
      So I would like to be on a flightseeing excursion that is photoworthy and am ensured a window seat to shoot from, so it is best to be in a helicopter or floatplane where the wing attaches to the top of the fuselage as this doesn't obstruct the view as much as a lower placed wing would.

      So the ports I can flightsee from are Ketchikan (Misty Fjords ), Icy Strait Point (Glacier Bay National Park), Juneau (helicopter over Juneau Icefield or a 5-Glacier Seaplane trip), Skagway (Chilkat Glacier system) or Anchorage (Denali/Mt. McKinley and Ruth & Kahiltna Glaciers).

      I have been to Perito Moreno glacier in Argentina and will soon see various Alaskan glaciers from sea level so with this flightseeing trip I am most interested in aerial shots that best depict the glaciers as rivers of ice. Dramatic mountains are a plus.

      Are there any well heeled travellers here that have been on some of these excursions and can recommend one over the others? Or know of other resourses I can use to find out?

      Sincerest thanks!

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    • seward vs homer may 9-13 2014

      Seward Apr 22, 2014 at 7:24 AM

      plannning on kayaking, fishing, cabin camping, and glaciers would be just top it off. which has better weather, seward or homer during early may? both places look beautiful , but which has better scenery? better hikes? scenery is more important to me than wildlife. Any advice appreciated

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    • combo fishing and sightseeing

      by gabe1943 Online Now Sep 10, 2013 at 1:29 PM

      I fish but my wife dosent what can we do together

      3 Answers Dec 4, 2013 at 1:18 AM
    • What to pack?

      by emilywentw Online Now Jun 15, 2013 at 6:34 AM

      I am coming to Homer July 4-July 11 and need to pack in a carry on bag. I am from Boston, MA so I have no idea what to pack, Any suggestions would be appreciated!

      1 Answer Jun 15, 2013 at 4:22 PM
    • One way car rental?

      by mwprods Online Now Nov 25, 2012 at 10:35 AM

      Hoping to drive leisurely from Homer to Anchorage airport in late July 2013 after my ferry ride from Kodiak to Homer. Any idea of cost, and even likelihood, of getting ONE-way car rental I can drop off at ANC? Thanks!

      8 Answers Jun 15, 2013 at 6:40 AM
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      4 Wheeling in Homer, AK

      by opus0002 Online Now Jun 22, 2009 at 7:50 PM

      Can you ride 4 wheeler on the spit in Homer, or anywhere else in Homer? Are there any ferries to Seldovia anyone would recommend? Can people rv camp anywhere on the spit, or are there designated spots? Any info is appreciated!

      3 Answers Jun 25, 2009 at 9:13 AM
    • t shirts

      by lesveltman Online Now Mar 13, 2008 at 11:36 AM

      purchased a t shirt in the salty dawg saloon last summer and got home and it did not fit. they said they were going to start selling over the internet and i would like to get another t shirt but do not seen to be able to find this web spot, thanks.

      2 Answers Mar 13, 2008 at 12:36 PM
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      Getting around

      by mbynum Online Now Sep 10, 2007 at 7:11 PM

      I RV'd to Homer in the summer of 2004 and fell in love with the whole Homer experience: the scenery and the galleries and the food (!) and the friendly folk. It's taken me this long to be able to return to Alaska, but am planning to leave Huntsville, AL early May, with my eventual destination being 2-3 weeks in Homer! I don't tow a car behind my motor home and was wondering what the options are for renting a vehicle for my stay. I've thought about buying a little scooter, but figure I could rent a lot of cars for the expense of the scooter and the rack. I'm a retired teacher and travel alone with my little doglets. Any information will be greatly appreciated. Thanks!
      Peace,
      Mimi

      2 Answers May 11, 2008 at 1:38 PM
    • Seldovia,Halibut cove

      by travelbug014 Online Now Jun 8, 2007 at 10:35 PM

      I would like to visit Seldovia and Halibut Cove from Homer. What are the best tours available ? Will these be separate trips?If these are separate trips, I am looking for minimum repetition between the 2. I like hiking & biking & browsing art galleries and local shops. I would like to spend a decent amount of time at both places and visiting landmarks in the Kachemak bay & state park. but don't want to spend too much time waiting for the boat back to Homer. I also read about (some form of - sea plane etc) hourly flights between Seldovia and Homer. ARe these worth? Thanks.

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      is it worth it to take the expensive boat to go to the other side of homer split?

      by 9tigers Online Now May 31, 2007 at 2:21 PM

      I know there is a state park across from homer, but the boat trip is expensive, is it worth it to go, if so, which one is more worth it.
      also I noticed that the boat trip to there is not offered everyday.

      any information are appreciated.
      I would like to find out more informaiton about Homer hiking trails, not those super long ones, like 4-5 miles are perfect.

      Daisy

      4 Answers Feb 24, 2008 at 2:10 PM
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      Homer in July

      by Wendy67 Online Now May 16, 2005 at 7:27 AM

      I'm researching a trip to Alaska over the summer to Homer, via Anchorage. I'm wondering how much time to spend in Homer - we're planning on five days - hoping to fish, kayak, hike, visit galleries, try the local brews, etc. Is a trip to the fjords from Homer a day trip or does it require a few days?

      I'm also looking for info on rental cars for the drive between Anchorage and Homer. I'd rather not fly, but enjoy the scenery on the way down the peninsula. In my research, I've not come upon too many options for rentals.

      Lodging suggestions? I'm looking at the Homer Inn and Spa for a bit of pampering after fishing for halibut all day, but it seems that there are several popular places to stay.

      All suggestions welcome. Thanks!

      15 Answers May 8, 2007 at 7:49 AM
    • Homer lodgings

      by smbslt99 Online Now Mar 27, 2005 at 7:22 PM

      I'm going to be in Homer for 3-4 days at the end of August and am trying to decide where to stay, if I stay outside of town, is it a pain to drive in and find parking in town? Thanks.

      4 Answers Jun 23, 2009 at 7:28 PM