Go Back   CruiseMates Cruise Community and Forums > Cruise Lines (Mainstream) > Holland America
Register Forgot Password?

Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
  #1 (permalink)  
Old July 24th, 2003, 11:01 PM
Senior Member
Captain
 
Join Date: Oct 2002
Location: Southwest Missouri
Posts: 542
Default Mom just booked Alaska

Mother just booked the Veendam, northbound, August 24. She has most of her plans
made, except for Anchorage. She arrives in Anchorage (from Seward) at
11:30 AM on the train, flight home does not depart until midnight.
Does anyone know what a very active great grandmother
can do in Anchorage for 12 hours ??
Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
  #2 (permalink)  
Old July 25th, 2003, 07:22 PM
MARY V.
Guest
 
Posts: n/a
Default Re: Mom just booked Alaska

Hello....I live in Anchorage. Your mother can take the bus or taxi to downtown Anchorage, She will love wandering downtown and seeing all the spectacular flower beds, especially around the Performing Arts Center and all up and down Fourth Ave. There is a one hour trolley ride which I believe is about $10 which will take her to Earthquake Park and several other places. If she would like to eat dinner at a replica of an old Alaskan gold mine, she can call The Sourdough Mining Company and they come downtown to pick you up---free shuttle. 907-563-2272. After dinner, there is a great place across the street from there called Alaska Wildberry Products. It is a huge candy/jams/jellys, souvenir place. It has the world's largest chocolate waterfall--very fun. Also, she may want to take a cab to the Alaska Zoo on O'Malley Road.

We have a fabulous museum of art and history on 7th ave. if she is into that sort of thing.

If she stays downtown, our very favorite places to eat are Glacier Brewhouse (wood smoked fish and meats!!! ;0)) , Simon and Seaforts, and Orso. You will not be sorry at any of these places. EXCELLENT!

Hope this helps!

Mary
Reply With Quote
  #3 (permalink)  
Old July 27th, 2003, 11:20 PM
Senior Member
Captain
 
Join Date: Oct 2002
Location: Southwest Missouri
Posts: 542
Default Thanks Mary V

Mother is tickled to get the information & is already making plans.
Thanks for the information.

Joemo
Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Alaska excursions booked Juno Celebrity 0 April 15th, 2010 03:32 PM
My mom booked a cruise.... Kristina99 Teen Cruisers 17 July 28th, 2007 08:56 PM
Solo mom with teen needs Alaska advice! poohlala Norwegian Cruise Lines 5 April 18th, 2007 07:40 AM
ALASKA 2007 MISS MY MOM BUT HOPEFUL griny Alaska 2 November 25th, 2006 10:42 PM
Alaska Booked - Have questions! les Chit - Chat for Cruisers 5 January 28th, 2004 01:37 AM


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On


 

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 01:39 PM.
design by: Themes by Design

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Search Engine Friendly URLs by vBSEO 3.6.1