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November in Valdez

November is a great time to visit Valdez, with so much to do. Check our local events calendar for more updates. 

Tours Valdez from the Air!

Consider a helicopter flightseeing tour over Valdez, the Chugach Mountains, Keystone Canyon and Prince William Sound. 

Winter Glacier Flightseeing Tour

Photo from VS Helicopters

Discover Winter Wildlife

Wildlife enthusiasts and birders will love to discover Valdez's winter wildlife, including moose, mountain goats, eagles, coyotes, and more. 

a moose in winter

Photo by Gary Minish

Museums & History

The Valdez Museum and Historical Archive on Egan Drive is open throughout the month of November. 

a museum gallery and front desk

Visit the Whispering Giant Wood Carving

The Peter Toth Whispering Giant wood carving can be viewed right on town. Look for it on Pioneer Drive, next to the student housing for Prince William Sound College

Native American Carving

Photo by Mathew Osburn

Visit the Original Valdez Townsite

The original Valdez townsite, known locally as "Old Town" is only a few miles out of town alongside the Richardson Highway. Walk through the original town streets and see the foundations where Valdez stood before the town was relocated following the 1964 Good Friday Earthquake

The original Valdez townsite seen from above

Photo by Gary Minish

Valdez Highlights