Explore the geologic wonders of Portage Glacier located just outside Anchorage, Alaska. Walk along Portage Lake, created by ice melt from the glacier, take a glacier cruise and observe the awe inspiring power of mother nature at her finest.
Located along Alaska's Seward Highway, Portage Glacier is favorite destination in Anchorage Alaska. Portage Glacier offers a scenic trail along Portage Lake where you can observe the after effects of the glaciers that once carved this valley. Visit Portage Glacier's interactive visitor center for dynamic exhibits and fascinating films to learn all about glaciers. Enjoy a relaxing cruise ride across the lake to view the Portage Glacier and marvel at the power of Alaska's ice giants. Relax on the boat cruise, admire the landscape and learn a little of Alaskan's history with the informative guides. Portage Glacier also offers convenient access to nearby Byron glacier that's only a beautiful hike away.
Portage Glacier is a spectacular place to stop and enjoy Alaska's breathtaking scenery and catch sight of Alaskan wildlife. Portage Glacier provides a wonderful opportunity to learn about Earth's history and glimpse a disappearing glacier as it sinks below its glacial lake.
Downtown Anchorage Hotels
Dukes 8th Avenue Hotel630 West 8th Avenue · Anchorage · Alaska · 99501 · 907-274-6213
Whether you're considering lodging with us for a week, a month, or longer, Duke's 8th Avenue Anchorage Hotel offers affordable priced kitchenette suites in the heart of downtown Anchorage Alaska, along with the exceptional service of friendly staff to make your stay effortless and trouble free.