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Matanuska Glacier Scenic Byway, Alaska  Between coastal and interior mountains is this breathtaking scenic byway that will take you directly up to the largest glacier in the United States accessible by car which stands 27 miles long and 4 miles wide. This is the perfect place to take a day-drive from Anchorage or the Mat-Su valley.

These 16 Beautiful Byways In Alaska Are Perfect For A Scenic Drive

Matanuska Glacier Scenic Byway, Alaska Between coastal and interior mountains is this breathtaking scenic byway that will take you directly up to the largest glacier in the United States accessible by car which stands 27 miles long and 4 miles wide. This is the perfect place to take a day-drive from Anchorage or the Mat-Su valley.

Alaska Railroad - Coastal Classic Train. Incredible scenic train ride through the huge national forests and the Chugach mountains and the Kenai mountains between Anchorage and Seward, Alaska.

Incredible scenic train ride through the huge national forests and the Chugach mountains and the Kenai mountains between Anchorage and Seward, Alaska. Sees spots only accessible by train.

Seward, Alaska

阿拉斯加Seward, Alaska Miss my Uncle Jon and Aunt Barb dearly (They live in Eagle River Alaska which is right outside of Anchorage but they always took me camping in his motorhome with them when I'd visit and Seward would be my favorite camping place!

Arctic Valley, Alaska Just a hop, skip and a jump from Anchorage is access to this incredible road that takes you high above the city lights. The drive up is about 45 minutes but you could easily spend all day on this journey if you get out to enjoy a hike or an epic photo-op. Berry picking and wildlife viewing are also very popular in Arctic Valley!

These 16 Beautiful Byways In Alaska Are Perfect For A Scenic Drive

Arctic Valley, Alaska Just a hop, skip and a jump from Anchorage is access to this incredible road that takes you high above the city lights. The drive up is about 45 minutes but you could easily spend all day on this journey if you get out to enjoy a hike or an epic photo-op. Berry picking and wildlife viewing are also very popular in Arctic Valley!

Turnagain Arm, Alaska  The best part about the incredible Turnagain Arm is that it's so easily accessible to the largest most populated city in Alaska. From Anchorage heading towards Seward you will see huge snow-capped mountains in Chugach State Park, mudflats that are many miles wide & endless scenic wonders. Dall sheep & brown bears are often spotted alongside the road, bald eagles can be found soaring high in the sky, pull into Beluga Point & don't be surprised to see a beluga whale.

These 16 Beautiful Byways In Alaska Are Perfect For A Scenic Drive

Turnagain Arm, Alaska The best part about the incredible Turnagain Arm is that it's so easily accessible to the largest most populated city in Alaska. From Anchorage heading towards Seward you will see huge snow-capped mountains in Chugach State Park, mudflats that are many miles wide & endless scenic wonders. Dall sheep & brown bears are often spotted alongside the road, bald eagles can be found soaring high in the sky, pull into Beluga Point & don't be surprised to see a beluga whale.

April Bowl Trail – Hatcher Pass, Alaska – ExploringAlaska

April Bowl Trail – Hatcher Pass – Palmer, Alaska

August 2016 In a nutshell, the April Bowl Trail was short and very sweet! This trail offers great views in just a short switchbacking hike up the mountain. This trail starts at the Summit Lake …

Sixmile Creek, Turnagain Pass, Alaska Right before you hit Hope Junction, be sure to pull over and dip your toes in the chill water at Sixmile Creek. And if you have your dogs riding with you, this is a great place to let them take a fresh drink of water and spash around in the shallow water (while enjoying a beautiful mountainous backdrop).

These 16 Scenic Overlooks In Alaska Will Leave You Breathless

Sixmile Creek, Turnagain Pass, Alaska Right before you hit Hope Junction, be sure to pull over and dip your toes in the chill water at Sixmile Creek. And if you have your dogs riding with you, this is a great place to let them take a fresh drink of water and spash around in the shallow water (while enjoying a beautiful mountainous backdrop).

The steep cliffs that you'll experience from Sable Pass at mile 39 to Polychrome Overlook at mile 45 will have you on the edge of your seat.

The Breathtaking Overlook Everyone In Alaska Must Experience At Least Once

Enjoy phenomenal panoramic views of colorful volcanic rocks, mountains, glaciers and majestic wildlife in the distance.

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