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Turnagain Arm and Portage Valley Private Tour
"From Anchorage we'll travel along the scenic Seward Highway. One of only 13 highways in the US with the distinction of ""All American Road"". Along the way we will have great opportunities to view and photograph wildlife and scenic vistas. First we stop at the beautifu where you will board the mv Ptarmigan for an optional one-hour cruise across the stunning scenery of iceberg-dotted Portage Lake. After the cruise stop in at the Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center a nonprofit organization dedicated to preserving Alaska's wildlife. The AWCC takes in injured and orphaned animals year-round providing spacious enclosures and quality animal care. Here you can view and photograph up close Alaska's iconic animals that are unable to be released into the wild. Afterwards head back to Anchorage and enjoy a narrated city tour including all the best dining places.Whats Included:     Services of a professional private tour guide     Door to door round trip transportation from Anc
From $645.00
 
Anchorage Winter Twilight Photo Tour
"Starting from historical Stewart’s Photo Shop on 4th Avenue in downtown Anchorage (unless Anchorage area hotel pickup is pre-arranged). This tour travels in a comfortable customized tour van along the Cook Inlet Coast. The first stop is Beluga Point where you'll photograph scenic views of Turnagain Arm a constantly changing ancient glacial fjord. Next up is McHugh Creek where you’ll take a short .5 mile (.8 km) hike to photograph this picturesque river cascading down a craggy mountainside or as winter progresses intricately shaped rivulets of ice. Afterwards visit Glen Alps
From $169.00
 
Turnagain Arm and Portage Valley Private Tour
"From Anchorage we'll travel along the scenic Seward Highway. One of only 13 highways in the US with the distinction of ""All American Road"". Along the way we will have great opportunities to view and photograph wildlife and scenic vistas. First we stop at the beautifu where you will board the mv Ptarmigan for an optional one-hour cruise across the stunning scenery of iceberg-dotted Portage Lake. After the cruise stop in at the Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center a nonprofit organization dedicated to preserving Alaska's wildlife. The AWCC takes in injured and orphaned animals year-round providing spacious enclosures and quality animal care. Here you can view and photograph up close Alaska's iconic animals that are unable to be released into the wild. Afterwards head back to Anchorage and enjoy a narrated city tour including all the best dining places.Whats Included:     Services of a professional private tour guide     Door to door round trip transportation from Anc
From $645.00

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Alyeska in the summer

I first visited Girdwood in August on my travels with Peggy and Dianne. The weather was fabulous, hot and sunny. They coundn't believe they were wearing shorts in Alaska. Even on the mountain it was...
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kaloz
Feb 04, 2004

Alaska in Winter

People have many misconceptions about Alaska. We all live in Igloos, and it is cold and dark. The funny thing is, it isn't that cold. OK, I don't live in Barrow. But I have visited Fairbanks and...
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kaloz
Feb 04, 2004

Eveen the Clinic is Charming

Girdwood is a charming place, so charming that even the clinic looks like a gift shop. I had to stop in to be sure that this really was a medical clinic. It really does look like a gift shop, with a...
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kaloz
Feb 03, 2004

A long history

Girdwood has been around for a long time in Alaskan terms. This scenic spot has been mined and forested since the early part of the last century. Some of the remnants of that by-gone time still remain...
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kaloz
Feb 02, 2004

Enjoy the Views

Girdwood is a wonderful place to get a taste of Alaska, a charming village, a resort with iifts up the mountain, glaciers, the Turnagain Arm, and the Chugach National Forest.It is only a short 40 mile...
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Feb 02, 2004
 
 
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Things to Do Near Girdwood

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Potters Marsh

Just at the southern edge of Anchorage, where the Seward Highway meets Turnagain Arm, is a large expanse of open wetlands. A wooden walkway has been constructed that allows you to walk out into the...
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Alaska Zoo

I have read about the Alaska Zoo here on VT so I was not going to pass up the opportunity! It was our last day in Anchorage and we have seen quite a bit of wildlife but we wanted to get close up and...
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Saturday Market

The Downtown Saturday Market attracts vendors from all over the state. White tents line the way overlooking Ship Creek and parts of the Alaskan Railroad Depot. Eliminate the middle man department...
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Portage Glacier

About an hours drive from Anchorage, the drive itself is a constant stream of beathtaking views as you drive along the Turnagain Arm. The cost of the cruise for us was $29. It lasts about an hours and...
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"Girdwood Alaska and My Alyeska"
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"Home to Alyeska - Alaska's Premier Skiing Resort"
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jumpingnorman

"Jumping onto a Glacier with a Chopper in Girdwood"
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"Girdwood - a year-round resort close to Anchorage"
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"Ski town of Alaska"
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