Alaska - Prince William Sound (PDF Chapter)

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This is the Prince William Sound chapter from Lonely Planet’s Alaska guide-book.

Enclosed in a jagged-edged circle and infused with fjords and glaciers, Prince William Sound is stunning. With only three cities, the 15,000 sq mile region is mostly wilderness packed with quiet coves and rainy islands.

  • listening to the snap-crackle-and-pop of icebergs from your blue-water paddle near Colum-bia Glacier
  • maps
  • taking a helicopter ride above and around the vertical peaks of Valdez
  • transport
  • cruising out to Blackstone Bay from Whittier for good kayaking and wildlife watching
  • restaurants & accommodation

Coverage includes: Valdez, Cordova, Whittier.

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