Some of the most impressive glaciers in Alaska are surprisingly accessible. You don't need a helicopter tour or day cruise to reach them—just a car, perhaps, and some good walking shoes. Here are Alaska's seven best roadside glaciers:
Note: Stepping out of your car to scratch the face of a blue ice glacier is awe-inspiring. But even on warm, sunny days, it's like standing in front of an open refrigerator. Bring a light jacket, and as always, dress in layers. Winds pick up near glaciers as well.