We follow the shores of the Turnagain Arm in Alaska
Anchorage is almost surrounded by water of the Prince William Sound on the east and Cook Inlet on the southwest. The city sits on Turnagain Arm at the northern end of Cook Inlet. We continued to follow Highway #1 to take us down the Kenai Peninsula.
|Waters of Cook Inlet|
|Placer River Overflow|
We are following the Turnagain Arm on this part of Highway 1. This was named by William Bligh of HMS Bounty fame. He’d served on Cook’s third and final voyage seeking the Northwest Passage who once again learned that the river’s mouth would not take them where they needed to go so they had to ‘turn again’, therefore the name for the Turnagain River and Arm.
|Cabins in Hope, Alaska|
|Seaview RV park|
The view was great, the price was right and they were right next door to the Seaview Café.
|Fishing on Resurrection Creek|
Resurrection Creek is one of the tributaries of Turnagain Arm and the RV park at Hope sits at the mouth of this creek. We took our chairs and afternoon refreshments down there to watch the crowd. There were families enjoying the water and fishermen there to fish some sockeye. It took only moments for a fish to grab the hook, it looked so easy, it didn’t look like sport fishing as we know it.
|Seaview Cafe in Hope, Alaska|
The café offers a pub and cafe where we sat out on the deck between the two for dinner. We had the best halibut burger, ever! The menu was a good one and prices were good, too. We spent the rest of the evening sitting outside the RV enjoying the view till the sun went down.