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Mt. Alyeska Tram

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Address: Girdwood, AK
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Seward Highway Tour from Anchorage: Turnagain Arm, Mt Alyeska...

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We rode the tram on a snowy day and it was beautiful seeing the surrounding area! A must do if your in the area!

5 of 5 starsReviewed December 31, 2014
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Asheville, North Carolina
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Asheville, North Carolina
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24 reviews 24 reviews
12 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

We rode the tram on a snowy day and it was beautiful seeing the surrounding area! A must do if your in the area!

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Chicago, Illinois
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

This $20 ride is definitely a little pricey, but it is 100% worth the cost, especially if you have a discount from the Northern Lights coupon book. Once you've reached the top, you can spend as long as you'd like gazing out over the Turnagain arm. I grew up in Anchorage and this was still an amazing sight for me... More 

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Barneveld, New York
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32 attraction reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

The tram ride up to the top of this ski resort is spectacular ! You get a GREAT view of the Village of Girdwood and the Cook inlet in the valley. The lady that operated the car that we rode in knew the area very well and had good answers for any questions asked of her on our ride up... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

During our trip to Mt Alyeska the tram was free to all visitors. We enjoyed the ride and views. We also want to give special shout out to our tram operator who is from the great state of Ohio-Go Bucks!

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Mississauga, Canada
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83 reviews 83 reviews
26 attraction reviews
285 helpful votes 285 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

We had a perfect day to go up to the top of the mountain. I would only do it if a nice clear day, but well worth the money for the view. Don't eat at the hotel - see my review on Aurora Bar & Grill - I would eat up at the top of the mountain. In the "ski... More 

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65 reviews 65 reviews
13 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

Take the tram and get discount on food up at the top. Walk around, look, eat drink and be merry..... Stay a while to watch the weather change before your very eyes. Turnagin arm, glaciers and more, Oh My!

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47 attraction reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014 via mobile

The tram ride is pretty quick, the tram operator was knowledgable and answered all of our questions, and the view at the top was great. The $20 fee per person was pretty steep but you can ride all day. We also saw a bear down below while we were going up. I don't think we would ever do it again... More 

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Rainham, United Kingdom
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46 reviews 46 reviews
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26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

Pick a clear day and you'll be rewarded with lovely panoramic views of the surrounding mountains, the Alyeska Glacier and Turnagain Arm. The tram ride itself is pleasant and takes less than 10 mins - you'll think is goes too quick. If your not taking one of the walking trails then just wander around the area and take in the... More 

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Bellflower, California, USA
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84 reviews 84 reviews
38 attraction reviews
102 helpful votes 102 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

While visiting Girdwood I decided to take Mt. Alyeska tram up to the top of the mountain and see the beautiful vistas and views from the the summit. On a clear Day you can see out into the Cook Inlet and view a nearby glacier, as well as the beautiful forest in Girdwood below the tram path. The price of... More 

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

We were there at the end of the season and rode up with only 2 other people. The views were breathtaking. I'm so glad I visited this town and rode the tram. The resort is amazing and I will be back to go skiing in the winter. We had the pleasure of talking to the tram guide and learning about... More 

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