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Cook Inlet

Gulf of Alaska, Anchorage, AK
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“beluga whales” (56 reviews)
“turnagain arm” (54 reviews)
“bore tide” (36 reviews)
Gulf of Alaska, Anchorage, AK
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great photo ops along the road. Saw lots of animals and the mountains of the Kenai make for great backdrops for your selfies.

Thank BubbleMarker
Reviewed 10 November 2017

Cook Inlet is beautiful, the sleeping lady that lays across the inlet is beautiful any time of the year. Whether blanketed by snow or gorgeous greens, she's beautiful.

Thank Michele H
Reviewed 8 November 2017

This is a very nice stop if you are trying to see Beluga Whales as they come thru. Unfortunately, the tide was out when we were there. Wish we would have had time for the tide to come back in.

Thank Carole P
Reviewed 31 October 2017

I have never seen anything like this. We took the road next to the Cook Inlet and drove for over 50 miles. We kept having to pull over at the pullouts in order to take pictures. I would recommend taking a guide with you who...More

Thank Allan S
Reviewed 28 October 2017

What a beautiful sight. You can really see the mountains that were covered with snow. The tide was out but it was still beautiful

Thank Shirley B
Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

Drive along Turnagain Arm and enjoy nature’s stunning scenery. Breathtaking - could just keep on coming back.

Thank optimist1
Reviewed 10 October 2017

The key words are - Stunning scenery, beautiful, clear sun-kissed skies and vistas.Polution free. Peace and quiet. Idyllic. We were very lucky with the weather though and up here .........

Thank Safariholic
Reviewed 5 October 2017

My husband and I both were in Anchorage, Alaska in part of our 2 week Land/ sea tour. We had some free time and we decided to take a walk in the area.We happened to come across Cook Inlet. Great scenic view at this area....More

Thank Dianna M
Reviewed 4 October 2017

If you have the time I highly recommend driving or taking the train between Seward and Anchorage to see Cooks Inlet. The scenery is breathtaking and photos don't begin to do it justice. Camera is a must and binoculars almost necessary. Endless photo ops along...More

1  Thank Linda K
Reviewed 26 September 2017

We saw beluga whales, goats, seals, etc., along cook inlet and Turnagain Arm...incredible visit a must do once in your life.

2  Thank Architvt
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Rosalind A
5 February 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
4 January 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