Originally Posted by RichAK
+1 on the trip to McCarthy. The ferry to Whittier is well worth it with the wildlife and glaciers. There is a high speed and a low speed ferry so take the slow one to spend more time on the water. Free transit through the Whittier tunnel traveling east to west. From Portage it's a nice 80 miles to Seward. There is a good thread with advice for traveling AK in this section.
thanks for the advice.
do you know how long the slow ferry takes to get to whittier?