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      Soldotna Mar 23, 2015 at 7:05 AM

      Is there any electronics stores close by?

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      Seward Mar 22, 2015 at 1:04 PM

      Dear people.

      I want to make a cruise trip from Vancouver to Seward..

      Our problem is , can we use scootmobile in the harbours and the towns  we passing.

      Most of the times we are on board.

      If possible a as most detailt answer please.

      with kindly regards Theo Salden

       

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    • Non touristy activities

      Alaska Mar 10, 2015 at 9:11 PM

      My husband and I, along with our 9 month old will be cruising to Alaska in May. My husband doesn't like to do touristy stuff so I am looking for some input on non touristy activities to do in Juneau, Skagway and Ketchikan. The activity needs to be short enough to fit with the cruising schedule. Also any ideas for Seward or Talkeetna would be awesome too. Thanks

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    • From North Carolina to Alaska

      Alaska Mar 24, 2015 at 6:31 AM

      My fiance', cat, dog, and myself are pulling my travel trailer through Canada to Alaska. I know gas prices are high up north but what would be the cheapest route through Canada to get to Alaska? Most scenic route? Also i have my carry permit in NC and it's reciprocal in AK but how do i get my pistol and rifle up there? Thanks! Any help and\or advice would be VERY helpful!

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    • Train near town?

      Talkeetna Mar 23, 2015 at 9:03 PM

      We're trying to plan a short trip from Anchorage to either Talkeetna or Denali with our 6 year old granddaughter in July. If we take the train, are there taxis to get to town, lodging, restaurants, etc.? Any ideas on which place would be more interesting for a child? Also, is the higher priced Goldstar train car worth the extra cost? Not sure what the Adventure class is like. Would it be better to rent a car? We would appreciate any suggestions! Thanks!

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    • Just a few questions

      Alaska Mar 15, 2015 at 11:40 PM

      I will be traveling to ALASKA by vehicle in May till August/September from the lower 48/49.

      1. Is it worth the hassle getting gun permits to travel through Canada?

      I have always had firearms and don't travel very much. I know the basics about bears and moose and have no intentions of a bad encounter and would never want to shoot one. I will be traveling with a camper and know the food rules, making noise while hiking, etc. I'm not really sold on bear spray or bear bangers though, do they really work? I plan on camping in remote spots, I know most of ALASKA is remote.

      2. I will be traveling alone and feel much more secure carrying a firearm for personal protection in case I am in a bad situation, mainly with humans.

      Am I being overly paranoid?

      Any help would be appreciated.

      Thanks

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    • July 2009 trip to Kodiak...need some answers

      by pogopat Online Now Jun 7, 2009 at 1:59 PM

      We are coming to go a mission trip--vbs for a small church there. Most days will be working with the children from 1-4. I would like to go kayaking, but do not want to go with a group tour type thing. Is there anyone who does kayaking around this area more one on one?

      Also...might be interested in hiking.

      Husband will probably be fishing...so...I want to do something more to my interests.

      Pat

      1 Answer Jun 8, 2009 at 5:50 PM
    • kodiak ak coast guard base

      by pinospoint Online Now Jan 17, 2009 at 12:35 PM

      my father was statione there in the navy in 1953 and 1954. we are planning a visit to kodiak. he would like to go on base to see how much it has changed since he was there and to relive the memories. how do we get a pass to do this?
      we will be there may 19 thru 21. please contact me back. thank you

      2 Answers Mar 3, 2009 at 12:45 PM
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      flying from Anchorage and back

      by a96m97 Online Now May 16, 2006 at 6:47 AM

      We have booked a 3-night bear viewing tour in Uyak Bay from Aug. 23 to 26.
      First, we will have to fly to Kodiak from Anchorage. Then we will reach Uyak Bay by floatplane.
      I have heard the weather is often rainy and/or foggy in Kodiak Island.
      I think the floatplane trips' schedule may easily change.
      But what about the flights from/to Anchorage?
      Does it often happen that they are cancelled or delayed because of bad weather?
      There are several daily flights and I don't know whether I should book much in advance or later on or ... ?
      When a flight is cancelled because of weather, does the airline usually try to move people to the next available flight automatically?
      Many thanks for any suggestions about this subject.

      4 Answers Jun 8, 2006 at 10:07 AM
    • Campgrounds/RV parks?

      by Luddy Online Now Apr 8, 2006 at 8:07 AM

      We will be bringing our small motorhome in June. Any suggestions where the best place(s) to stay might be??? Any and all information will be greatly appreciated!

      Thanks

      2 Answers Jun 8, 2009 at 5:57 PM
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      One day visit - suggestions?

      by daryleann Online Now Apr 2, 2006 at 11:16 AM

      OUr cruise ship will be in Kodiak Mon 15 May, all day. What are some suggestions that we should see? Is there a tour company that takes people to the bear refuge?
      Thanks for any help.

      2 Answers Apr 3, 2006 at 10:21 AM
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      How do you get around?

      by leauh2o Online Now Mar 13, 2006 at 3:09 PM

      I am hoping to travel to Kodiak Alaska in July 2006. I will be on a limited budget. Does anyone know if there is an inexpensive way to travel around? Public transit, bike rentals etc.
      I have tried to find this out but have been unsuccessful.
      Thanks

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      Getting around Kodiak

      by leauh2o Online Now Mar 9, 2006 at 6:15 PM

      Thanks in advance to anyone who can help. I maybe traveling to Kodiak this summer on a very limited budget. What is the best way to get around? Is there taxi service from the airport to Kodiak? Is renting a bike a good idea? Any help would be greatly appreciated.

      2 Answers Mar 13, 2006 at 3:13 PM
    • Bear Viewing Excursion

      by Pocoglow Online Now Aug 19, 2005 at 11:55 AM

      We will be in Kodiak (just for the day) in May 2006 when the Statendam stops here. Are there are recommendations for companies that provide the bear viewing experience? Thank you.

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      last minute trip - need some advice

      by kyjenna Online Now Feb 6, 2005 at 10:55 PM

      i'm taking a last-minute, short trip to kodiak this thursday (feb 10) through tuesday. this is my first trip. i need any pointers on what to pack. i'm trying to take basics, but i get cold so easily. i know it's going to be frigid up there but am not sure what's enough and what will be too much. if anyone has any advice regarding gear - or anything else that would help someone new to alaska traveling - it would be much appreciated. thanks, jenna

      3 Answers Feb 13, 2005 at 5:10 PM