Nestled in the pristine wilderness of Alaska's Admiralty Island, Favorite Bay Lodge offers an unparalleled opportunity for quintessential Alaska photography. You’ll easily capture the breathtaking beauty of this rugged and remote corner of the world in our neck of the woods. With its stunning natural scenery, abundant wildlife, and an astonishing assortment of photographic subjects, it’s no wonder taking photos is one of the most popular things to do here.
Although we’re well-known as a premier angling destination, there is much more to do at our Alaska fishing lodge besides fishing. Whether it’s exploring the Tongass National Forest or watching magnificent marine life, Favorite Bay Lodge is a base camp for adventure, even if you’re not an avid angler. Our placid part of Admiralty Island graciously lends itself to various activities, so we’d like to let you know what to expect if you don’t feel like fishing!
Birdwatching’s rapid ascension in popularity is a welcomed surprise that undoubtedly adds new possibilities for nature enthusiasts. Although we’re probably best known for our fishing vacation packages, Favorite Bay Lodge is also an excellent place to seek out new birds to cross off your list.
When it comes to spending time outdoors, kayaking and fishing are a winning combination. Throw in the tranquil settings found in the Alaskan wilderness, and you may find yourself in an angler’s paradise. As kayaks become increasingly affordable and available (you can even find them at your local Wal-Mart), the sport will continue to flourish. As such, we anticipate more guests at Favorite Bay Lodge will become interested in experiencing this thrilling fishing adventure. To help acclimate you to this sensational sport, we put together a simple guide on what to know about kayak fishing in Alaska. Alaska Kayak Fishing [...]
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 [...]
Known for fostering North America’s highest concentration of brown bears, with an estimated 1,600 specimens, Admiralty Island, Alaska, is easily one of the best places in the world for bear viewing. These coastal omnivores love eating salmon and often put on a show with their predatory prowess. As such, Favorite Bay Lodge has become a preferred destination for nature lovers and bear enthusiasts alike. An Admiralty Island, Alaska, Bear Viewing Primer With roughly three brown bears for every human, it’s not surprising that the area around Angoon, Alaska, has become such a bear viewing hot spot. The male brown bear [...]
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 [...]
It’s no secret that most discerning outdoor enthusiasts in the United States have either embarked on or are planning personal Alaska adventures. Even many of those living outside of the Land of Liberty at least plan on making the trek. And although Favorite Bay Lodge is considered an excellent fishing vacation venue, there are several other things to do for the non-anglers in the group. From whale watching to crabbing, you’ll find some of the best things to do in Alaska at Favorite Bay! Find Your Wild Side with These Alaska Adventures At Favorite Bay Lodge, you’ll find nature’s bounty [...]
Not everyone can say they’ve had the chance to enjoy fresh fish that they caught themselves. Here in Angoon, Alaska, finding fresh seafood is a quintessential experience that promises to bring you along on an unforgettable culinary adventure. Whether it’s firm, flaky halibut cheeks, savory Dungeness crab, or a slab of wild-caught salmon, the kitchen crew at Favorite Bay Lodge will teach you a thing or two about authentic Alaskan cuisine. Part of what makes Favorite Bay such a desirable Alaska resort for discerning vacationers is the unrivaled all-inclusive amenities such as luxuriate four-course dinners, breathtaking scenery, and world-class fishing [...]