Season finale, our cabins all packed up for the winter. The wonderful employees that brought good times to the guests staying in Kantishna at the Backcountry Lodge salute to a job well done. Continue reading
The Unbeatable Denali Escape
Day 1 – Anchorage to Denali Park Entrance:
Board Anchorage Denali Express motorcoach in Anchorage heading to Denali Cabins near Park entrance; upon arrival check into your own private Cedar Cabin. The afternoon is free to explore; take advantage of the free shuttles to the Denali Park Visitor’s Center, or the McKinley village. Or alternatively indulge in optional activities such as a Jet Boat Safari, Rafting Tour, Flightseeing Tour, or Glacier Landing Tour – this is just a fraction of what is available. Overnight at Denali Cabins. Continue reading
On time, the Anchorage Denali Express pulled in the front entrance with small number of excited guests, the small count is not unusual for the first shoulder season days. The guests were assigned to their cedar cabins, all eagerly wanting to start their adventures in the Denali Park area. Still on the chilly side time of year, they were understandably unwilling to jump into the hot tubs, but instead took a shuttle to the park entrance to shop and have a scrumptious meal at one of the many choice restaurants. Needless to say the opening day went by without a flaw. Continue reading
Denali National Park is one of the top destinations in Alaska. It is a big national park; there are so many things one can do both at the park entrance and at the backcountry, deep inside the park. One would want to maximize their time and enjoy the park to fullest. There are many vacation packages out there with one or two nights stay in the park area. These packages just touch the fringes of what the park is all about. To have an immersive experience of all that the park has to offer, let me suggest you the following sample Denali National Park Vacation Package. Continue reading
Denali National Park is one of the most visited travel destinations in Alaska. If you are traveling to the park by your own car, then getting around from your hotel to restaurants or shops or tour starting points is easy-breezy. If you decide to travel to the park by motor coach or train, then you would have to be aware of few logistics.
Let us be clear, you can still get around in Denali National Park without your own vehicle.