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The eclectic hamlet of Talkeetna has a palpable small-town Alaska feel, but is lent an international flavour by the world's mountaineers, who come here to scale the 20,320ft Mount McKinley, usually referred to in Alaska by its Athabascan name of Denali, "the Great One." Whatever you choose to call it, North America's highest peak rises from 2000ft lowlands, making it the world's tallest from base to peak (Everest et al rise from high terrain). Though central to Denali National Park, the mountain is best seen from the overlook just south of Talkeetna, which reveals the peak's …
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Talkeetna Mountain Retreat Cntr & Mountain Massage

Talkeetna Mountain Retreat Center & Mountain Massage offers a private yurt, massage and bodywork, natural skin care products, spa parties, classes, and personal wellness retreats in ...

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The Talkeetna Roadhouse

The Roadhouse is one of the oldest establishments still in operation on Main Street. Its public restaurant is well-known for its \ breakfast, hearty soups, home-baked breads and genuine frontier hospitality.\ Pies, cinnamon rolls, cookies, cakes, brownies and other delectable treats are made in the bakery. Guest accommodations include private rooms, hostel-style rooms and rustic cabins. 27 people can enjoy the Roadhouse through three upstairs rooms, two downstairs rooms, the Bunk Room, \ Little Cabin in the Back,\ and the off-site Trapper John's Cabin.