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DENALI & TALKEETNA ACCOMMODATION & TOURING / Alaska & Yukon Denali Bluffs Hotel Outdoor adventure and true Alaskan hospitality await you at the Denali Bluffs Hotel, located on the gentle lower slopes of Sugarloaf Mountain. Ideally located, guests are close to local attractions while surrounded by wilderness splendour. All 112 rooms have exterior entrances and are cozy and comfortable. Standard rooms include two double beds, coffee makers, hair-dryers, Wi-Fi and flat-screen TVs. Guests can request a room with one king bed, and guest laundry is available on-site. The Mountaineer Grill and Bar is open for breakfast and dinner and features Alaskan BBQ, which pairs well with the outstanding assortment of beverages. Perky Moose Espresso, located off the lobby, features coffee drinks, fresh fruit, soups, panini sandwiches and other grab-to-go items. It’s the perfect spot to get your morning started and grab lunch to go. A courtesy shuttle operates daily with service to shops, Denali National Park Visitor Center, the Alaska Railroad Depot and sister property, the Grande Denali Lodge. Most tour activities pick up at the front door. From $163 Denali Raft Adventures Moderate Denali Backcountry Adventure Denali Raft Adventures, located at the entrance of Denali National Park, Alaska, was established in 1974 and was the first company to raft commercially on the Nenana River. Choose from wild whitewater, scenic mild water rafting, or both. You can paddle or let the guide do all the work while you hold on and enjoy. To ensure a safe, enjoyable rafting trip, Denali Raft supplies knowledgeable guides, durable 16ft and 18ft Avon and Sotar rafts as well as all the gear you need, including comfortable Gore-Tex dry suits to wear over your warm clothes, neoprene boots, and Coast Guard approved lifejackets. Every effort is made to provide you with a memorable and exhilarating Alaskan rafting adventure. Explore more of Denali National Park with 13 hours of incredible scenery and wildlife on a Denali Backcountry Adventure. Local guides will ensure you get the best opportunities to view the park’s legendary landmarks. Enjoy authentic Alaskan activities, a unique creek-side lunch at Miner’s Day Lodge, and a guided trek through the rugged habitats of bears, moose, caribou and more. From $123 From $199 Included in your adventure is a pick-up from most Denali hotels, 92 miles of guided sightseeing, snacks and refreshments, lunch at Miner’s Day Lodge and signature Alaskan activities in Kantishna. To experience the thrills and beauty of Denali, all you need is one day and a healthy sense of adventure. Talkeetna Alaskan Lodge Set on a ridge above the small community of Talkeetna, enjoy panoramic views of Denali and the Alaska Range. View the commanding scenery while relaxing next to the 46-foot river rock fireplace in the main lobby or at the restaurants and lounge. Three room types are available including the Guest Lodge accommodations in cozy satellite buildings across the courtyard from the Main Lodge building. The Main Lodge rooms feature standard forest views, and deluxe Mountain View rooms offer guests beautiful views of Denali on a clear day. On-site casual or fine dining features Alaska specialties, fresh seafood, local brews and an excellent wine selection. Activities include flightseeing Denali National Park, fishing, zip-lining, rafting and more. Explore during the day, relax in luxurious comfort at night. Free parking is available for guests, as well as a complimentary shuttle that runs throughout the day into town so you can do some shopping or grab a bite at one of the charming local eateries. If you want to shop on-site, the Tokosha Coffee & Gift Shop may have just what you’re looking for. From $241 126 Moderate ANDERSON VACATIONS