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    • Getting to the northern most point in Barrow.

      Barrow May 20, 2015 at 10:23 AM

      It looks like the northern most point on the road (a badly weathered sign frame sits at the end of the road) is about 10 miles away from the airport. If I go in July can I walk there? I heard taxis are sketchy at best. Rental cars are nearly impossible to get. I've already inquired into 2016 with few available. I guess my only concern besides weather would be wildlife? If anyone could shed any light on this is,it would be greatly appreciated!

      Thanks, Ron

       

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    • Sampel of 10 days RV trip in interior area

      Alaska May 15, 2015 at 8:21 AM

      Hello...can anyone shares sample of 10 days trip with RV in interior area starting from Anchorage? Including stops and recommended RV park. We are family of 5 will traveling from 14 to 14 June 2015.

      Thank you
      Paulina (Indonesia)

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    • Restaurant

      Barrow May 4, 2015 at 5:42 PM

      What is the Mexican take-out restaurant called, next to the Top of the World Hotel?

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    • Booking ahead or not?

      Alaska May 19, 2015 at 7:20 AM

      Hey all,
      I will be traveling in Alaska in late July - early September, and plan on hiking and backpacking. No fancy hotels or luxurious cruises.
      I have traveled before, and prefer never to book hostels/parks ahead. I like to just get somewhere, and stay there as much as I want.
      But after reading a bit about Alaska, I wonder if it's better to stick to a strict plan and book everything ahead, or is it possible to just go with the flow and maybe even get some last minute deals?
      Thanks

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    • Experience Kodiak Island on your own?

      by nightwolf0215 Online Now Apr 24, 2015 at 3:07 PM

      I'd like to do some bear viewing, hiking, fishing, and other fun stuff while on Kodiak Island. Most of those activities are quite costly with a guide. Is it possible to experience what Kodiak has to offer in term of wildlife viewing without a guide on my own? I appreciate any info. Thanks.

      1 Answer Apr 24, 2015 at 4:10 PM
    • 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