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17 07, 2018

Hiking Alaska: What Gear You Need to Bring

2019-10-28T20:53:57+00:00Uncategorized|

Alaska remains one of the last places in the United States where you can truly explore the vast and grand wilderness in all its glory. With so many gorgeous and exciting natural wonders, it can be difficult to create an itinerary for your Alaska sight seeing journey. One idea: grab a ferry in Juneau and head south to Angoon, located on the western half of Admiralty Island. Using this quaint village as your base, you'll have access to some of the most beautiful sights that Alaska has to offer. CHATHAM STRAITS Whale watching in Alaska is one of the country's [...]

12 06, 2018

Hiking In Angoon – Alaska Hiking Trails

2019-10-28T20:52:29+00:00Uncategorized|

Hiking Trails in Angoon, Alaska Travelers to Angoonn, Alaska may be seeing a fun fishing weekend or week filled with whale watching, but if you want to relax and take a stroll around the area, there are two great trails to explore in the area. Just don't let their names scare you away! Danger Point Trail is a heavily forested area located just north of Angoon and towards the Danger Point area.  This trail is scenic and the hike features wonderful areas to stop and take in the air – you might even see a passing while.  It's not exactly [...]

2 05, 2018

All About Angoon Alaska – Things To Do In Angoon

2019-10-28T20:50:39+00:00Uncategorized|

At Favorite Bay Lodge, we're very proud of the unique Alaska city that we call home. Angoon, Alaska is one of The Last Frontier's best-kept secrets, full of breathtaking locations, interesting people, and rich history. If you are looking for a unique Alaska vacation, be sure to check out all that Angoon has to offer. Things to do in Angoon, Alaska Angoon is a place that offers plenty of amazing activities and destinations. These include: Whale Watching - The waters off Angoon are teaming with whales, making Angoon an excellent destination for a whale watching adventure. Explore Historical Sites - Angoon [...]

30 04, 2018

Explore Glacier Bay National Park

2019-10-28T20:48:50+00:00Uncategorized|

No trip to Alaska is complete without stopping by Glacier Bay National Park. We have you covered as we show you everything you need to know about this incredible destination. Where is Glacier Bay National Park Alaska? The first thing you should know is how to get to Glacier Bay National Park. Glacier Bay National Park is a 3.3 million acre stretch of land located southeast of Alaska's Inside Passage. To get there, you'll need to fly or take a ferry. Fortunately, there are plenty of services that offer trips to Glacier Bay National Park seeing as it is [...]

25 04, 2018

Wildlife Photography: Take the Best Photos of Whales

2019-10-28T20:45:32+00:00Uncategorized|

If you have the opportunity to experience seeing Alaskan whales up close and in person, it is no doubt going to be a memory you will want to capture forever in a photograph. Of course, knowing the wildlife photography tips for how to photograph whales can be the difference between your whale watching photos looking like something out of National Geographic magazine and capturing nothing but blurry water. How to Photograph Whales When photographing whales, there are a few wildlife photography tips that will help you out a lot. These are: Stay on the Deck - Photographing a whale from [...]

18 04, 2018

Start Packing For Your Week Long Trip in Alaska

2019-10-28T20:43:07+00:00Uncategorized|

In many ways, Alaska is a destination unlike any other. While this means that your visit to Alaska is sure to be one of the most memorable trips you ever make, it also means that there are are some special considerations for what you should pack. Outlined below are guidelines for what to pack on an Alaskan trip depending on the time of year you want to visit. What to Pack for Alaska in June In June, the Alaskan summer is in full-swing. However, The cool air of spring still lingers, so you will want to pack warm clothing. [...]

16 04, 2018

Seeing the Mendenhall Glacier

2019-10-28T20:35:08+00:00Uncategorized|

The Mendenhall Glacier is one of the most breathtaking destinations that Juneau, Alaska has to offer. In this article, we'll take a look at the best way to see the Mendenhall Glacier as well as what you can expect out of this amazing destination. Experience the Mendenhall Glacier Hike By far the best way to see the Mendenhall Glacier up close and in all its glory is to embark on the Mendenhall Glacier hike. On the Mendenhall Glacier hike, you will have the opportunity to choose from a number of hiking trails, ranging from easy to moderate, that take [...]

13 04, 2018

Successful Whale Watching in Alaska

2019-10-28T20:33:07+00:00Uncategorized|

There's nothing quite as awe-inspiring as seeing a creature as massive and majestic as a whale enjoying its natural habitat. These beautiful animals draw visitors to Alaska from all over the world. If you would like to enjoy the once-in-a-lifetime experience of seeing a whale in the wild for yourself, check out these expert whales watching tips for this season. Best Places to See Whales in Alaska By far the most important tip for successful whale watching is choosing the right location. If you go where the whales are, chances are you will get to see them. With that [...]

8 04, 2018

Best Places to See Whales in Alaska

2019-10-28T20:24:04+00:00Uncategorized|

Alaska whale watching is an experience unlike any other, as nowhere else in the world do you have the opportunity to witness awe-inspiring creatures such as the orca whale in their natural habitat. If you would like the chance to see these amazing creatures for yourself, consider a trip to these best places to see whales in Alaska. The Chatham Straits The Chatham Straits are home to humpback whales, orca whales, and porpoises. These krill and herring rich waters are perfect for spotting whales and are such a great place to observe these amazing creatures that both the Discovery [...]

6 04, 2018

Catching Dungeness Crab in Alaska

2019-10-28T20:21:42+00:00Uncategorized|

There's just something alluring about pulling up wild crab from the frigid Alaskan waters, and catching Alaskan crab is no-doubt a fishing experience unlike any other. If you would like to have the bragging rights of calling yourself a crab fisherman, check out these tips for how to catch crab in Alaska during the Alaska Dungeness crab season 2018. Fish During the Incoming Tide There are a couple of good reasons why it's easier to catch Dungeness crab during the incoming tide than any other time of day. For one, the incoming tide is weaker than the outgoing tide [...]