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Getting Hyderized at the Glacier Inn in Hyder, Alaska
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Getting Hyderized at the Glacier Inn in Hyder, Alaska

I've never been much of a drinker. I much prefer downing a Coca-Cola to a beer and when I do drink I tend to go from zero to sick way before the point of actually getting inebriated. And don't get me started on shots and that one time that I took one and threw up on a bar table in college. Is that a little TMI for a travel blog? Possibly. But I swear I have a point here... You see, when I was told that ...
Bear Watching at Fish Creek Wildlife Observation Site in Hyder, Alaska
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Bear Watching at Fish Creek Wildlife Observation Site in Hyder, Alaska

If there is one thing Hyder, Alaska and its surrounding areas is known for (besides, of course, getting Hyderized...), it's bears! And the best place to look for bears os Fish Creek Wildlife Observation Site. Of course, I didn't actually SEE any bears while I was there (although there was, apparently, one outside of a bar we went to but I didn't make it out in time. And we did feel slightly vindicated ...
Welcome to Hyder, Alaska – the Friendliest Ghost Town in Alaska!
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Welcome to Hyder, Alaska – the Friendliest Ghost Town in Alaska!

It's about a twenty hour drive between Seattle, Washington and Hyder, Alaska. So... why do people do it? I'm pretty sure most people who make the journey are doing so to say that they did. Hyder is a beautiful town and, if you want to go to Alaska, it's the easiest to get to. It's accessible by road and, while long, an easy drive through British Columbia to get to. But, what do you do once you get to ...

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