Suggestions for a short stay?

Hi everyone,

In the past we have done the 7 day round trip to Alaska from Vancouver.

For a change this year we are considering a 7 day south bound cruise from Seward, particularly so we could see the Hubbard Glacier.  
Wondering if anyone as been to Seward or Anchorage recently and could make some recommendations. 

I would like to know where might be a good place to stay in Anchorage that would have some local flavour. Also, if we had a full day before embarkation, what activities you could recommend to make the most of our time there.  Any suggestions would be really appreciated!

J

 

Tags: Alaska - Inside Passage Alaska Seward (Anchorage)

3 Answers

Tough question. I really can not recommend a place to stay with local flavor. The drive from Anchorage to Seward is beautiful. On the way their is the Alaskan wildlife conservation center which in my opioid is kind of cool.

In Seward I would recommend Northern Latitude adventures. It was an awesome water tour small boat hold 6 passengers.

First off, I would like to encourage you to spend a little more than one day in South Central Alaska. Need to know a little more about your itinerary before I can make meaningful suggestions. For instance, you indicate you have a "full" day before embarkation. Does that day include your transfer to Seward? If so, you won't have much time in Anchorage to see or do much.

Absolutely, with out a doubt, the very best place to stay for a couple days is Alyeska Ski Resort and Hotel. It is the best place we have stayed anywhere. Awesome hotel with 5 star service and the prices are low in the offseason. Plus, if you have a reservation, you can take the tram to the top of the mountain for supper to Seven Glaciers Restaurant, where you actually can see 7 glaciers. Check it out.

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