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Nestled in the heart of the Chugach Mountains on the shores of Prince William Sound, Valdez is the most northern ice-free port in the Northern Hemisphere. It became the “all-American route” to the gold fields of the Klondike Gold Rush in 1898.The community of 4,200 is now home to the Trans-Alaska Pipeline Marine Terminal. This thriving port town has hotels, B&B;’s, RV Parks, restaurants and plenty of attractions and activities.VALDEZ ACTIVITIES:Cruising spectacular Prince William Sound.
Sport Fishing for halibut and salmon.
Hiking in the Chugach Mountains.
Visiting the Alaska Cultural Museum for Native artifacts, Ivory collection, art and wild animal mounts.
Touring the Alyeska Pipeline Marine Terminal
Visiting the Valdez Museum for gold rush, earthquake, and oil industry exhibits.
Viewing the 900-foot Bridal Veil and Horsetail Falls
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Tourist viewing Meares Glacier from our boat deck.