Nestled within the picturesque Southeast Alaska Panhandle lies the awe-inspiring expanse of the Tongass National Forest, spanning approximately 17 million acres. This verdant sanctuary encompasses a multitude of treasures, including the charming village of Angoon, Alaska, gracing the shores of Admiralty Island, where the renowned Favorite Bay Lodge awaits, a sanctuary for avid explorers.
When you think of romantic getaways, Alaska may not be the first place that comes to mind. Still, if you and that special someone call yourselves outdoor enthusiasts, you may want to consider “The Last Frontier.” With idyllic landscapes, snow-covered mountain peaks, sparkling lakes, and beautiful beaches, Alaska has a lot to offer.
Although Favorite Bay Lodge is well known for its excellent fishing, we offer many other worthy endeavors. It’s no secret that Alaska presents world-class photography opportunities, and Admiralty Island is no exception! We've all probably heard that the best camera is the one you have, but there remains a wide range of options. Trying to decide what camera is right for you depends on a few different factors, and a standard point-and-shoot may not be enough. From the blood-soaked muzzle of a feeding brown bear to the wrinkles and scars on a humpback whale, you’ll want to capture nature’s finer [...]
A trip to Alaska is exciting because there are so many things to do. Whether you're an angler, photographer, or an outdoor enthusiast in general, thrilling adventures are never in short supply. Part of what makes Favorite Bay Lodge in Angoon, Alaska, a premier all-inclusive vacation spot is the wide range of activities ranging from bear viewing to world-class fishing. Solo travelers, couples, and families can all find themselves well within nature's bounty at Favorite Bay. Best Things to Do at Favorite Bay Lodge While some Alaska luxury resorts specialize in one or two activities, Favorite Bay offers a diverse [...]
As one of the last places in the U.S. that remains a bastion of unscathed wonder, Alaska is the perfect destination for those hoping to satiate their penchants for nature’s bounty. As such, Alaska adventure tours have become a popular draw to the “Last Frontier,” and Favorite Bay Lodge on Admiralty Island is no exception! Tucked away amid a sprawling wilderness rife with hidden gems, picturesque vistas, and unforgettable milestones, you’ll find plenty of ways to satisfy your wild side! You’ll never look at Alaska all-inclusive resorts the same way again! Alaska Adventure Tours: Top Things to Do near Angoon [...]
One of the perks of visiting Favorite Bay Lodge in Angoon, Alaska, is having a chance to spend a little time in the capital, Juneau. Now, this little city certainly won’t wow you with towering skyscrapers or a flashy fashion scene. Still, what it lacks in cosmopolitan appeal, it amply makes up for in scenic beauty. Depending on your travel plans, you may only have enough time to grab some food at the airport. However, if you plan on spending a day or more, there are plenty of things to do in Juneau before you begin your Alaskan adventure. What [...]
Even some of the most experienced kayak enthusiasts never make their way to “The Last Frontier.” As such, gliding across the pristine waters of coastal Alaska is a bucket list adventure for many. Much like the fishing guides at Favorite Bay Resort, their kayak instructors find great joy in sharing their expertise, knowledge, and know-how with eager explorers. Although most of our guests place fishing at the forefront of their retreat, kayaking in Alaska always seems to be a popular prospect. Floating atop shimmering tidal waters surrounded by picturesque beauty is a genuinely immersive experience and one of the most [...]
The only thing that goes faster than the Alaskan fishing season at Favorite Bay Lodge on Admiralty Island is the rate at which we turn our attention to the following year. Now don’t get us wrong, having a short reprieve from the hustle and bustle of running a wilderness fishing resort is certainly welcome. But still, we’ve already started taking a pointed look at next season and what we need to do, so we suggest you do the same. We know there will be plenty of eager anglers and other outdoor enthusiasts chomping at the bit for a well-deserved retreat, [...]
For any adventurer, it’s hard to beat candidly observing large, majestic animals as they revel in their natural environment. With an abundance of krill and herring, the Chatham Strait offers prime habitat for one of our favorite neighbors: the humpback whale. Nature enthusiasts from all over the world gather to witness these massive creatures create a once-in-a-lifetime exhibit of epic proportions. As temperatures begin to rise in the northern Pacific Ocean, whales will start migrating from Mexico, making the best times for whale watching in Alaska from May through September. The Chatham Strait Finding the whales is crucial to whale [...]
In honor of the most romantic season of the year, we’d like to take some time to talk about the beauty of Angoon, Alaska, and why a couples getaway to Favorite Bay Lodge should be on your bucket list. Favorite Bay Lodge is located on the majestic Admiralty Island in Southeast Alaska and is part of the Tongass National Forest. While staying at the lodge, you’ll be able to spot an abundance of Alaska wildlife, sit around a fire pit with a glass of wine, and can even take a bath after a long day of hiking in Alaska. Nightly [...]