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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

More Local Customs in Girdwood

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Dirty Dogs

Dogs are abundant in Girdwood, and most are unleashed. This means that they can go and get themselves pretty dirty. If you are travelling with you beloved pet and want him fresh for the rest of your...
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Road Dogs

Hey, does that guy have a license?! It is not uncommon to see dogs in the driver's seat while in girdwood. They take their responsabilities seriously for beings man's best friend, and since most don't...
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A Dog Friendly Town

There are lots of dogs in Girdwood, and many are unleashed, so do be careful while driving. There are even dogs is some of the shops. This shot is taken inside the "Great Alaskan Tourist Trap" which...
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1000 Arlberg Road, PO Box 249 (formerly Prince Hotel), Girdwood, Alaska, 99587, United States
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739 Vail Drive, PO Box 1398, Girdwood, Alaska, 99587, United States
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Mile 2.9 Alyeska Highway, P.O. Box 414, Girdwood, Alaska, 99587, United States
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Stowe Drive, Girdwood, Alaska, 99587, United States
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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

The Alaska zoo is a little different to other Zoos, as it takes in sick and injured animals and rehabilitates them. We had a look at the Zoo as its too hot in Australia to see the cooler climate...
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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

The Portage Pass Trail is a short, relatively easy, and well-maintained USFS trail that gives amazing views. Of all the trails you will hike in Alaska, this one provides the best "bang for your buck"...
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kaloz

"Girdwood Alaska and My Alyeska"
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RickinDutch

"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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annk

"Girdwood - a year-round resort close to Anchorage"
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spintobecca

"Ski town of Alaska"
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