Come ski or snowboard and experience true beauty and majestic landscapes in Alaska, US. North of the Yukon, Canada, Alaska is the northernmost US state. Renowned for its abundant wildlife, glaciers, mountains and icebergs, Alaska is a destination not be missed. Anchorage is only a 90 minute flight from Seattle or you can opt to enjoy the scenery and drive to Alaska. This beautiful place has something to offer every outdoor enthusiast including amazing alpine skiing. There are 2 resorts in Alaska, one near Anchorage and one near Juneau. Anchorage, in the south-central region of Alaska is home to Alyeska Resort. The resort is located along the Seward Highway in the town of Girdwood and borders the Chugach Mountains. This 4 season resort offers alpine skiing at it's best; over 643 inches of snowfall at the summit with stunning mountain and lake views. Accommodations are available at the resort or you can opt to stay in Girdwood or Anchorage. Consider renting your own vacation rental home or apartment through Owner Direct Vacation Rentals. Staying in a vacation rental home is cheaper and provides more amenities than hotel rooms. Why pay more and get less on your vacation with a hotel?
Juneau, the capital of Alaska is located on the Inside Passageway. While it spans an area greater than the size of Rhode Island and Delaware states combined, the population is only 30,000. The city of Juneau sits at sea level but the surrounding mountains rise to heights of 3,500ft to 4,000ft. At the summit are the Juneau Icefields, which are a large masses of ice comprised from over 30 glaciers. Just outside of downtown Juneau is Eaglecrest Ski Resort which offers expansive views over 640 skiable acres with 34 trails and a 1,400ft vertical drop. A shuttle service is provided by the resort to transport skiers and snowboarders from town to the resort. Consider renting your own vacation rental accommodation while staying in Juneau, such as a vacation rental condo, apartment, chalet or vacation rental home. Owner Direct makes planning your vacation easy offering a variety of styles and price ranges to suit all tastes and budgets.