Road trip: Up the Glenn Hwy to Matanuska Glacier

In Destination, Mat-Su, Road Report, Trip Report by scott

Checking out the Matanuska Glacier from the Glenn Highway

Have you been up the Glenn Highway to Glacier View? It’s one of the most scenic drives you’ll ever take, with picture-worthy views around every corner. Glacier View is just two hours north of Anchorage, and it’s the perfect getaway. Trek on Matanuska Glacier, take a helicopter tour or raft the Matanuska River. And don’t forget to stop in for some amazing food at the roadhouses and lodges along the highway. Save some money this summer too – many businesses have special offers just for Alaskans. Click thru for the whole list of offers.

Trekking on the Matanuska Glacier. Photo: Nova Alaska Guides
Rafting the wild Matanuska River. Photo Nova Alaska Guides
Sheep Mountain Lodge is a popular stopover on the Glenn Highway.
Take a helicopter tour from Sheep Mountain Lodge.

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