Put Seattle’s Museum of Flight on your “must see” list when you’re visiting the Emerald City. Of course, I love it since I love all “things with wings.” Three are several big exhibits, including warbirds from WW1 and WW2, Air Force 1, the Concorde…and the Space Shuttle Trainer (wow!). Check out the pictures. BTW, the […]
This is a great shot (above) taken from the deck at Kennicott Glacier Lodge. Kennicott is your base camp when you visit the historic mining district, in the heart of Wrangell-St. Elias National Park. Delicious family-style meals. Comfy accommodations and gracious hospitality. Come between May 27 and June 15 and stay for as little as $99 per night (Main Lodge, Forest View rooms). Book online using the promo code “Early Summer 17.” Questions? Call (907)258-2350.
If you’re driving from Anchorage, it’s a good five-hour drive to Chitina, which is on the banks of the Copper River. TIP: F-L-Y the last 60 miles with Wrangell Mountain Air (pictured, right). The trip from Chitina is a great flightseeing trip over mountain passes and glaciers. Plus, you’ll get a bird’s-eye view of the historic mining district sandwiched between the mountains and the glaciers! Call Wrangell Mountain Air: (800) 478-1160. Also, choose from a variety of flightseeing trips from McCarthy–including wilderness fly-outs!
While you’re there in Kennicott, count on St. Elias Alpine Guides to show you around. They have glacier hikes, history tours and awesome fly-n-float trips on the Kennicott River. !! The NEWEST adventure is a fly-in kayak trip to the face of the Nizina Glacier (pictured, left). Call St. Elias Alpine Guides: 888-933-5427.
Call Kennicott Glacier Lodge for reservations now: (907)258-2350.