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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
 
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
 
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 Things to Do in Girdwood

Seavey's Glacier Helicopter Dog Sledding Adventure

We arranged a summer dogsledding adventure with Seavey's Ididaride (the Seavey family are the Andretti's of the Iditarod). In the summertime, the dogs go to Summer Camp on Punchbowl Glacier. Alpine...
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FatesWarn
Jul 04, 2014

Helicopter Landing on Glacier!

What??? We're gonna land on a glacier??? Those were my words to my sister after she informed me that I had no choice because she already paid my $425 ticket for the helicopter ride. Okay.The ride...
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jumpingnorman
May 10, 2009

Ride the shuttle bus!

Glacier Valley Transit is the shuttle bus that takes everyone from the hotel to the restaurants and shops. The shuttle is a great place to meet and talk to locals. If you don't know where you want to...
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outrider
Jun 07, 2008

Alpine Air Alaska

We went to go to Prince William Sound via helicopter and had so much fun that we decided to go Summer Dog Sledding too. Everything was incredible! It is a bit pricy but worth every penny! All of the...
AKGirl
Mar 15, 2008

Winter Skiing and Snowboarding

The Alyeska Ski Resort has an average of 631 inches of snowfall every year and covers 1,000 acres with a 2500 foot vertical drop. Alyeska is where Olympic Gold Medalist Tommy Moe trained. There are...
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AlbuqRay
Oct 09, 2007

Ride the Tramway

Summer or winter, the ride up the Tramway is a great experience. The views of the valley and all the way out to Turnagain Arm are breathtaking. The Tramway holds about 30 people and starts behind the...
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RickinDutch
Mar 14, 2006
 
 
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Alyeska Prince Hotel

An upscale resort worth visiting even if not staying here. Very picturesque but a little dark inside.Activities: Tram runs year round & holds 60 passengers. World famous "Seven Glaciers...
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annk
Jan 20, 2005

The Mountain in Summer

The Mountain looks much different in summer without the layers of snow. Peggy, Diane, and myself rode up the tram to to chalet on Mt Alyeska. Interestingly enough, they had heard about the cable car...
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kaloz
Feb 04, 2004

Turnagain Arm and the Kenai Peninsula-summer

Here is a view on the ride up the cable car in August of the Turnagain Arm and the Kenai Peninsula. It looks different in the summer. Alyeska and Alaska are beautiful anytime you choose to visit. As...
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kaloz
Feb 04, 2004

Turnagain Arm and the Kenai Peninsula

Here is another view looking out over the townsite of Girdwood to the coast road (Seward Highway) the Turnagain Arm, and the Kenai Peninsula beyond. Alaska is a beautiful place to visit especially in...
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kaloz
Feb 03, 2004

View From The Top

In the winter, people come for the skiing, so go up on the Mountain and at least enjoy the view. This is the view in winter (duh). the hotel looks pretty far away. But it is only a short cable car...
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kaloz
Feb 03, 2004

Artistic Girdwood

Like many towns in Alaska, Girdwood has many artistic people, (it is something to do on those cold winter nights). Visit the Girdwood Center for the Visual Arts to see the displays.When I visited,...
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kaloz
Feb 03, 2004

A beautiful place for a town

This town in the bowl of some mountains is a pretty place to settle, and you never have to worry about urban sprawl, as there is no more land to develop. This means that if you wanted to stay in...
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kaloz
Feb 03, 2004

Sheep Along Seward Highway

This little guy caught my eye another day when I was driving back to Anchorage from Kenai. It is one of the better pictures I've taken of an animal because it let me catch it looking at me! A trip in...
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mcpangie
Dec 28, 2003

Top Hotels in Girdwood

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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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Top 5 Girdwood Writers

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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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