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Cook Inlet

Gulf of Alaska, Anchorage, AK
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“beluga whales” (53 reviews)
“bore tide” (36 reviews)
“turnagain arm” (50 reviews)
Gulf of Alaska, Anchorage, AK
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The inlet was really beautiful with all the high mountains. We traveled south tward Kenai, it was such a beautiful drive, When the mountains peeked out of the clouds it was amazing to see how high they were. Lots of water fowl was seen at...More

Thank luv2wk2
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have visited Alaska several times, and I never tire of the drive along Cook Inlet from Anchorage toward Seward. With the water, the mountains, and the ever-changing sky, it is pure Alaskan beauty. If you have a chance to see a bore tide, that...More

Thank claire1844
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is an absolutely gorgeous area to visit. We also flew over this with our flight seeing. If you are looking for a place to get some awesome pics, this is one of them.

Thank travelbugKansasCity
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We experienced Cook Inlet in downtown Anchorage and on the train ride to Seward. The Inlet is beautiful and serene. We didn't see any whales but we did see Bald Eagles. I would like to actually drive along the Inlet and actually experience it. The...More

Thank FloW68
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Beautiful drive along the water. Am told you can see whales from the road but we did not see any. There are some pull-outs for photo ops.

Thank NicL66
Reviewed August 12, 2017

Drove from Anchorage to Homer along Cook Inlet. Beautiful drive with lots of scenic turnouts. The fishing was the best I've ever experienced

1  Thank DrJim2
Reviewed August 11, 2017 via mobile

When ranking amazing drives the drive from Anchorage south along the Sterling highway leaves a passenger breathless....and the driver envious that others can catch all the glorious views Ranks up there with Blue Ridge Parkway and the California Coast highway!

3  Thank Marc W
Reviewed August 11, 2017

I have been here amany tiems and each time I see something new - Be it the Bore Tide, or Beluga Whales, or just mud in the inlet - when the tide is in - and it's a clear day - the photos are fabulous....More

Thank Rena H
Reviewed August 8, 2017 via mobile

If you are traveling from Anchorage to the Kenai peninsula, you will get some great views of Cook Inlet. Tide swings of 40 feet expose mud flats at low tide.

Reviewed August 3, 2017

If my husband and I had seen a bore tide, I might have been more enthusiastic about my review. I have to preface this review that our first few days we had to adjust to the constant steady light rain/drizzle which made everything look gray...More

1  Thank Pandamonium1362
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Rosalind A
February 4, 2017|
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Response from weedwakr | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, this is probably late, I just saw it. But yes, renting a car and exploring would be more fun I think! I did it by myself and it was great!
Lesley G
January 3, 2017|
Response from Danny W |
I think they could both be considered to be on the Cook Inlet, but different parts. in Anchorage, you have views of it driving around, and at parks like Kincaid park and Earthquake Park. Driving South on the Seward Highway... More