Alaska is really a land of numerous options. For individuals seeking a completely independent experience, or a less expensive method to begin to see the condition, we’ve come up with a summary of ideas ideal for individuals who wish to explore by yourself.
Around Alyeska Resort:
- Ride the scenic tram to the peak of Mt. Alyeska and go to the Roundhouse Museum (free admission). Pack an open-air picnic lunch and revel in incredible views from the surrounding mountain tops and also the Turnagain Arm in the observation deck.
- Have a hike on one of the numerous trails that start from your accommodation. Journey in the new North Face Trail for amazing views and catch a totally free tram ride lower.
- Rent bikes (complimentary for hotel visitors) and tour the valley across the paved Girdwood Bike Path. For that adventurous, go ahead and take Bike Path to Seward Highway and continue to the Bird Point Trail for amazing vistas across the Turnagain Arm. Bikers will discover a number of mix-country and freeride trails that start from Your Accommodation Alyeska.
- Drive the scenic Seward Highway and prevent across the interpretative rest stops. Look into the tide reports and visit Bird Indicate see the unique Bore Tide.
- Visit historic Crow Creek Mine and check out your luck at gold panning, or simply have a walking tour from the beautiful grounds full of antiques and flower beds.
Within the Surrounding Areas:
- Go to the educational and hands-on Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center to determine native Alaskan wildlife including moose, brown bears, caribou, bison, musk ox and much more. Located just nine miles south from the resort.
- Go to the Alaska’s largest outside market offering a number of local products including Alaska-grown produce, fresh sea food, food vendors, and Alaskan-made crafts and gifts. Weekends in downtown Anchorage on 3rd and E. Street (free admission, summer time season only).
- Have a cultural adventure in Anchorage with appointments with the Anchorage Museum, Alaska Native Arts Foundation Gallery (free admission) and Alaska Native Heritage Center. Take benefit of the Alaska Culture Pass and save 30% off admittance to both Anchorage Museum and Alaska Native Heritage Center.
- Go to the Alaska Ocean Existence Center in Seward. The middle is Alaska’s only public aquarium as well as an active research facility. Interpretative programs and displays can be found, plus viewing of ocean lions, puffins, star fish plus much more.
Contact Alyeska’s Concierge Desk at 907-754-2108. The Concierge Desk is situated near the Front Desk in the Hotel Alyeska.