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Portage Glacier

1,025 Reviews

Portage Glacier

1,025 Reviews
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Experience Alaska in the twilight of winter on a tour that squeezes in all of the highlights surrounding Anchorage. Visiting Alaska in the winter is a magical opportunity ideal for travelers who want to avoid the summer crowds. However, winter conditions and limited daylight can make it tough to sightsee. Luckily, with this tour, you don’t have to worry about logistics or conditions and can focus on enjoying the sights.
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Della C wrote a review Oct 2020
Tulsa, Oklahoma15 contributions3 helpful votes
The glaciers are so beautiful, and it is sad to see them going away. Stop in and see them while you can!
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Date of experience: September 2020
BrewskiTraveler wrote a review Aug 2020
Singapore, Singapore44 contributions36 helpful votes
We hiked to Portage Glacier fairly early in the morning to beat the crowd and heat. Also parking can be difficult if you go later. The first mile up to Portage Pass was a bit steep and slippery with gravel. Better to go with hiking shoes and trekking poles. The view of the Glacier and the surrounding area was breathtaking. There are a few benches for hikers to rest. From here it was all down hill to Portage Lake. It's a pretty long and winding hike down and the view of the Glacier from the lake is not really worth the long trek. So if you are short on time just turn back at the top of Portage Pass. That's the best view in my opinion. But hiking down to the lake is its own reward if you are up for it.
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Date of experience: September 2019
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CT_Traveler25 wrote a review Aug 2020
Lake Mary, Florida19 contributions6 helpful votes
Some of our group took the boat tour and others hiked. We all had a great time. I was in the boat group and enjoyed the beautiful scenery and interesting information given by our guide and boat captain.
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Date of experience: August 2020
EMinAZ wrote a review Aug 2020
Tucson, Arizona72 contributions29 helpful votes
Portage Glacies formerly extended from the mountains to a few miles from the highway to the Kenai Peninsula. Unfortunately you can no longer see the glacier from the highway and the only ways to get close to the actual glacier are by boat across Portage Lake or by taking the train (or your vehicle) through the tunnel to Whittier.
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Date of experience: July 2020
krarnold84 wrote a review Jul 2020
Los Angeles, California62 contributions10 helpful votes
The glacier is just spectacular. America is really a great place to live we really do have it all, from beaches to glaciers WOW. This is a must see we added it on at the last moment to our Wildlife Conservation tour and we were happy we did.
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Date of experience: July 2020