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View of mountains in Alyeska, Alaska.

Alyeska, Alaska

Stop in Alyeska (Girdwood) on cruise tours to Alaska. It’s an outdoor lover’s paradise with opportunities to hike, fish, paraglide or ski. If you’re looking for a relaxed escape, there’s a multitude of fine dining and spa amenities at the resort. While there’s plenty to do, the best thing to do is easy and free—sit and take in the views. Alyeska, Alaska draws artists from all over the world because it’s so darn pretty in all directions. Brave the heights and take the tram. Cruise up 2,300 feet in elevation to the top of Mt. Alyeska and view jagged peaks and green rolling hills for miles. Meander through the alpine landscape or a enjoy a relaxed lunch at the restaurant. Whether you’ve come to ski the mountain or shop the boutiques, Alyeska is an idyllic resting spot on your Alaska cruise tour.

Top 3: Things To Do In Alyeska, Alaska

1 Alyeska Aerial Tram Breeze to the top of Alyeska via an enclosed tram and don’t forget to look down—wildlife sightings are common.
2 Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center Get close to Alaska eagles, bear, and wood bison in a responsible manner at this huge sanctuary.
3 Winner Creek Hike Winner Creek, an easy jaunt for families that features a shaky-but-safe hand tram over a thundering creek.