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!

Happy Travels!

Best way to take advantage of alaska this summer?

By Chastity McCarthy | 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 Chastity McCarthy | 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 Chastity McCarthy | 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 […]

Christmas Presents for the Men in Your Life

By Chastity McCarthy | November 20, 2020 | 0 Comments
bear eating salmon

Are you looking for the perfect gift for your husband, father or son this Christmas? We have an idea for you!   The outdoorsman in your life might not always love going on vacation. After all, unless you choose a destination with plenty of wildlife and outdoor activities, they might decline your offer from the start.  […]

Guest Reviews- Soaring Eagle Lodge

By Chastity McCarthy | 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 Chastity McCarthy | 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 Chastity McCarthy | 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 Chastity McCarthy | 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 […]

Meet the Staff – Sharon

By Chastity McCarthy | August 11, 2020 | 0 Comments
woman smiling at camera

Sharon, the on-site lodge manager! Sharon was born and raised in South Louisiana on a cattle farm.  She then worked as an Insurance Claims Adjuster for a long period of time. At some point Shaorn was invited to cook at a Lodge in Soldotna in 2006 and it then became an annual tradition every summer […]

Heading North

By Chastity McCarthy | July 31, 2020 | 0 Comments
sun shining over mountain onto lake

Guest Blog by Hannah Somers Thursday, August 7, 2014 I landed in Baltimore at 9:30am (Eastern Time) Monday after 2.5 hours of scattered sleep. Since then, I have been doing a lot of sleeping and catching up – and procrastinating on this last post (it’s now three days later – sorry!). I’m still not exactly […]