Make the scenic, 40-minute drive to the charming town of Girdwood to ride one of North America’s longest single-span tramways at Mt. Alyeska. Year-round, the cable car whisks you to the top of the mountain, where you’ll be surrounded by panoramic vistas. Enjoy the Roundhouse Museum, grab a bite to eat or a refreshing beer at the restaurant, and explore trails that offer jaw-dropping views.
The Alyeska Resort’s Aerial Tramway is a seven-minute ride that lifts you to a viewing deck with breathtaking panoramic views of mountains, hanging glaciers, streams, spruce, and an array of wildlife. Enjoy a relaxed midday picnic or beautiful evening sunset on Mt. Alyeska’s observation deck, more than 2,000 feet above sea level. Telescopes intensify what Conde Nast Traveler Magazine rated the best view of any U.S. ski resort. Go exploring, ...more