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Prince William Sound

Anchorage, AK
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Ranked #1 of 101 attractions in Anchorage
Type: Bodies of Water
Activities: Kayaking, Sailing, Viewing wildlife, Whale watching
Owner description: Soak in the breathtaking scenery of fjords, glaciers, waterfalls and bays whether kayaking, sailing or cruising through the calm waters. Wildlife... more » Owner description: Soak in the breathtaking scenery of fjords, glaciers, waterfalls and bays whether kayaking, sailing or cruising through the calm waters. Wildlife abounds in the form of whales, seals, sea lions, eagles, bears and deer. « less
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Anchorage, Alaska
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014 NEW

We spend days in the summer exploring PWS in our boat and never get tired of the scenery or what might be around the next island. We often see humpback whales farther out near Montague Island, and always see eagles, thousands of sea birds of all types, and have always done well fishing. The Alaska Marine Highway ferry has scheduled... More

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Anchorage, Alaska
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28 attraction reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014

Prince William Sound was where I was born and raised. One of the most beautiful areas on earth and perhaps one of those most richest in wildlife, marine and otherwise. However, it does tend to precipitate a little now and then. It is the only area in the state where they have significant harvests of all 5 species of Pacific... More

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Anchorage, Alaska
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

Prince William Sound is a world class sailing and boating destination for its scenic beauty, wildlife, and wilderness. It is where I've frequently chosen to recreate for the past 30 years. Its a wild place with little infrastructure you would so typically find in the lower 48. Coast Guard help is many hours away so you'll need to be completely... More

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Bolingbrook, Illinois
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014

The most beautiful, wild, vividly alive place I have ever been. Drove along the coast one day and it was everything I could to to keep my eyes on the road. I stopped often at the well placed viewing pull offs and saw Beluga whales breaching in the sound, Dall sheep clinging impossibly to the nearly vertical cliffs and a... More

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Seattle, Washington
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2014

We thoroughly enjoyed our trip to Seward & out to the Sound. Even if you only have a couple of days in or near Anchorage, I highly recommend.

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Chicago, Illinois
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20 reviews 20 reviews
9 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2014

Must do the day boat ride, great scenery , whales, glaciers,. Dress up it get really cold on the deck

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zurich
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123 reviews 123 reviews
12 attraction reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2013

on a nice day with the Background of the blue sky and the clear air ... great photography! Price is surely much too high!!

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Macedon, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2013

The boat ride from Whittier to Cordova and then Cordova to Valdez was the highlight of my tour. Stay a few nights in each town to truly experience of this beautiful body of water, full of beauty right out of a picture book or nature program on TV.

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Palmer, Alaska
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18 reviews 18 reviews
11 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2013

If you can do it in the water you can do it in Prince William Sound. Fishing, skiing, diving, kayaking and even surfing. Valdez, Whittier and Cordova are small Alaskan towns. Do not expect New York or Chicago.

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Anchorage, Alaska
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

Prince William Sound is expansive and truly beautiful. There is something for everyone- Cruises, Fishing, Kayaking, Whale watching, Glacier tours and hiking. Allow time to investigate your options-theres too much to do it all in a short visit. Be prepare for any kind of weather.

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