Alaska Adventure Blog

Want to know about the BEST adventures, tips, and deals going on throughout Alaska? Well you came to the right place! From embarking on whales and glaciers in Seward, all the way down to world class Alaska halibut fishing in Homer- we have you covered! Keep in touch weekly as we update you on what’s new and what’s worth checking out on your adventure to Alaska this season!

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Things to Do in Homer, AK

By Coy West | March 2, 2023 | 0 Comments
bear eating salmon

Located on Alaska’s Kenai Peninsula and extending into Kachemak Bay, Homer is known as the place where the land ends and the sea begins. Unlike some other towns on the peninsula, Homer produces a vibe that’s very unique for the area and Alaska as a whole. Sometimes referred to as the Cosmic Hamlet by the […]

unforgettable christmas presents for men (and women!)

By Coy West | October 28, 2022 | 0 Comments
bear eating salmon

Searching for gift ideas for your husband, son, or another man in your life can prove exhausting. The internet is filled with gift ideas for outdoorsmen, many of them tragically uninspired. Whether it’s Christmas, a birthday, an anniversary, or simply a “just because”, it’s not always easy to find the perfect gift for an outdoor […]

Why Are Halibut So Big?

By Coy West | May 17, 2022 | 0 Comments
people holding large halibut

& Other Halibut FAQs Why Are Halibut So Big Because of their size, adult halibut have few predators. Halibut evolved to be large. They are the world’s largest flatfish, but they don’t start out that way. While halibut are genetically programmed to get big, it takes them a while to get there. Halibut are relatively […]

Best way to take advantage of alaska this summer?

By Daughn Carpenter | February 1, 2021 | 0 Comments
hiking on snowy mountains

Domestic travelers in America account for 85% of all travel spending in our country, and an Alaskan adventure is a great way to satisfy your desire for excitement. Travel Alaska & Soaring Eagle Lodge offer helpful information to help you plan your all inclusive trip to Alaska. To get you started, here are five of […]

Alaskan animals for you to see on your vacation

By Daughn Carpenter | January 10, 2021 | 0 Comments

Alaska is known for its gorgeous views and incredible wildlife. In fact, it’s the wildlife that makes Alaska a paradise for tourists who are animal lovers. You don’t have to leave the front porch to see some of these, some of the time! Approximately 53% of Alaska’s acreage is wilderness, which leaves plenty of room […]

Planes, Trains and Automobiles

By Daughn Carpenter | December 14, 2020 | 0 Comments

To begin, flight seeing of any kind, no matter the location, is a unique experience I would recommend to anyone! There is something special about seeing the world from the sky. Suddenly everything seems to be in slow motion and the hustle of life on the ground becomes beautiful and peaceful from above. Prior to […]

Guest Reviews- Soaring Eagle Lodge

By Daughn Carpenter | November 6, 2020 | 0 Comments

Want to hear what Soaring Eagle Lodge’s guests have to say about their experience? It’s often that after a guest leaves the lodge, we receive a text or email letting us know what a great trip they had. There is nothing we love more than receiving those trip photos and hearing about the memories made […]

Fish Recipes You Do Not Want to Miss!

By Daughn Carpenter | October 11, 2020 | 0 Comments
fish prepped on cutting board

Caught the fish and now need to cook it? We have you covered! It’s easy to imagine images of giant king crab legs, bright red king salmon filets and flaky white halibut when anyone mentions eating in Alaska. But cook it is another story. Do not worry, we will not leave you hanging with your […]

Weddings at Soaring Eagle Lodge

By Daughn Carpenter | October 8, 2020 | 0 Comments
wedding couple dancing on Alaska beach

Getting Married? Let Us Help! While visiting us at Soaring Eagle Lodge you will experience one of a kind views of volcanoes, wildlife, and more with our exclusive and private cottages located on Ocean Front property. Each cottage is pristine in condition, offers privacy, and is remote enough to be away from traffic while still […]

Bears of Alaska

By Daughn Carpenter | September 15, 2020 | 0 Comments
grizzly bear in river

Check it out- There’s different kinds! Polar bears, brown bears and black bears, oh my! With three types of the impressive (but not cuddly) mammals living across Alaska, that’s nearly 140,000 bears roaming the state. While any visitor could certainly spend a vacation without seeing one, the chances are high you’ll spot one if that’s […]