Cruise Ports Alaska - Whittier (PDF Chapter)

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Cruise Ports Alaska - Whittier (PDF Chapter)

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This is the Whittier chapter from Lonely Planet’s Cruise Ports Alaska guide-book.

Whittier is a wonderfully weird Cold War anachronism set on the edge of some sublime coastal wilderness where rugged fjords dispatch tumbling glaciers into Prince William Sound. Even by Alaskan standards, this is a bizarre outpost.

  • hike the Portage Pass Trail for views of Portage Glacier, Passage Canal and the surround-ing mountains
  • maps
  • tour tidal glaciers in style around Prince William Sound
  • transport
  • kayak around glaciers and spot wildlife in Blackstone Bay
  • food & drink

Coverage includes: Sights, Activities, Tours, Shopping, Eating, Drinking & Nightlife, Getting There & Away, Getting Around.

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