Whittier (Anchorage), Alaska
Whittier is a small fishing town used as an embarkation port for cruises due to its proximity to Anchorage. Anchorage is 60 miles to the northwest.
Where You're Docked
Cruise ships dock beside the small town.
Money and Tipping
The main problem of getting to Whittier is that it is accessed by a long one way tunnel shared by vehicles and the railway. It also alternates direction during the day. Tunnel schedule and toll here http://tunnel.alaska.gov/
Private shuttle services are available from Anchorage to Whittier.
Transportation options from the airport here http://dot.alaska.gov/anc/travelerInfo/transportation.shtml
Anchorage People Mover bus system info here http://www.muni.org/departments/transit/peoplemover/Pages/default.aspx
Search hotels in Anchorage here
Whittier is very small and has one store and one pub and most residents all live in a single apartment complex.
Sights in Anchorage include
Shopping & Restaurants (Anchorage)
Try cafes and restaurants for free wifi. Ted Stevens Airport has fast free WiFi.
Anchorage City Walking Map
Anchorage PDF Maps - http://www.anchorage.net/plan-your-trip/maps/
Whittier PDF Town Map - http://www.whittieralaskachamber.org/pdf/2014-brochure.pdf