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Stories and Tips Cooper Landing

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A Trip to the Gold Rush City of Hope, Alaska

Written by kstraveler on 24 Sep, 2004

On a return trip from Anchorage, we decided to turn off the Seward Hwy and have a look at the historic old town of Hope. Gold was discovered here in 1896, and the new community was named Hope City. By 1899 most of…Read More


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Hunting Rocks at Captain Cook State Recreation Area

Written by kstraveler on 24 Sep, 2004

We heard that there are a lot of pretty agate rocks along the shore of Cook Inlet at Captain Cook State Recreation Area, so we decided to drive over and check it out. We took the Sterling Hwy to Kenai and then the Kenai…Read More


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A Day in Homer

Written by kstraveler on 23 Sep, 2004

We missed a wonderful breakfast and got up early to drive to Homer. It is about a three-hour drive from Cooper Landing. We were rewarded by seeing a bull moose before we even got to Sterling. We had been looking for moose…Read More


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Seafarer's Memorial

Written by kstraveler on 23 Sep, 2004

We visited the Seafarer's Memorial on the Homer Spit. It is dedicated to those who have lost their lives to the sea. It is a very pretty place and as you stand there with the water in the background and read the poem…Read More


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The Alaska Islands & Ocean Visitor Center

Written by kstraveler on 23 Sep, 2004

In Homer, we stopped and visited the Alaska Islands and Ocean Visitor Center. The Center is sponsored by the Alaska Maritime National Wildlife Refuge and Kachemak Bay Research Reserve. Our visit began with a wonderful film about the research being done to protect…Read More


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