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.
The Tongass National Forest covers around 17 million acres of the Southeast Alaska Panhandle, including Angoon, Alaska, on Admiralty Island, where Favorite Bay Lodge is located. During your stay, you'll be able to take the most incredible photos on some of the best hikes in Alaska in the national forest. Not only is the forest full of wildlife including wolves, bald eagles, and brown bears, it's also referred to as the national salmon forest. You'll find the five species of salmon, and you should know that there are more salmon in Tongass than all of the other national forests combined! [...]
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 [...]
Enjoying the great outdoors while in Angoon, Alaska, is the best part about staying with Favorite Bay Lodge during the summer. Relax, rejuvenate, and feed your soul with clean, fresh air as you escape the city and bask in nature. While at our lodge, you will be able to get your recommended dose of vitamin D, increase your energy, take a digital detox, and build your strength through our adventurous daily activities. Whether you’re hiking in Alaska through the Tongass National Forest, kayaking on the hidden lakes, or are reeling in a monster catch, you’ll feel a sense of self-care [...]
The holidays are just around the corner, which means that you may find yourself in a bit of a pinch when it comes to getting your significant other something meaningful for the season. Why not give the gift of an adventure to Favorite Bay Lodge in Angoon, Alaska? Not only will the special angler in your life be able to fish in Alaska, but they’ll also be able to have a life-lasting memorable experience. Continue reading to find out why giving the gift of a fishing trip for the upcoming salmon season will be the perfect option for your loved [...]
Summer is fast approaching, and we’re patiently itching for the upcoming salmon fishing season to begin here in Angoon, Alaska, at the luxe Favorite Bay Lodge. While the still waters that surround Admiralty Island are teeming with salmon, halibut, and rockfish, we offer so much more than just fishing here at Favorite Bay Lodge, one of the premier Alaska fishing lodges. You’ll discover a surprisingly luxurious wilderness resort that provides everything from gourmet cuisine to jaw-dropping natural beauty. We’ve hand-selected four reasons to visit Admiralty Island during the summertime for those who’re still on the fence about planning a trip [...]
While most of our guests make the journey to the Last Frontier for week-long world-class fishing trips, Favorite Bay Lodge’s prime location ensures that you’re also minutes from awe-inspiring outdoor adventures. Favorite Bay Lodge rests on Admiralty Island, one of the most beautiful places in Alaska, and nature still rules the land here in Southeast Alaska. Outdoor enthusiasts from across the globe visit our peaceful bayfront lodge to witness gigantic humpback whales, majestic bald eagles, and astounding brown bears. Our guests can substitute a fishing excursion with a day-long wildlife activity, including whale watching, sea kayaking, and backpacking through Tongass [...]