Girdwood is home to a very popular attraction—the Alyeska Tramway, which serves up stunning panoramic views of the Chugach Mountains, forests, glaciers, and ocean on its route up to the top of Mt. Alyeska. The tram also serves as a gateway to other activities like fine dining at Seven Glaciers Restaurant, hiking, and wildlife viewing.
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