Talkeetna, AK … a Touristy Town with a Mountain and a River

Talkeetna, AK … a Touristy Town with a Mountain and a River

Talkeetna is small town nestled at the base of North America‚Äôs tallest peak, Mt. Denali and the Susitna River or Big Su. Talkeetna is a destination for cruise ship excursions via bus and day-trippers from Anchorage via train to see the Alaska Range, visit Denali National Park or shop its quaint boutiques on Main Street….

AK Trip Stage 1 Highlights: Kenai Peninsula
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AK Trip Stage 1 Highlights: Kenai Peninsula

Stage 1 was spent mostly on the Kenai Peninsula and was my introduction to Alaska. I arrived on June 6 and the following day enjoyed seeing Anchorage, visiting a museum and an old Navy friend from the USS Niagara Falls. Seward-Sterling Highways First adventure was taking the famous Seward Highway then the Sterling to Homer…