Top 10 Ski Resorts Near Anchorage, Alaska - Updated 2023

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The scenic U.S. city of Anchorage is Alaska’s biggest city and lies in the state’s southern-central part. Anchorage is a popular tourist destination and is sought after for its fabulous ski resorts. Soak up the spectacular vistas as you gaze at the snow-capped mountains. Learn about its heritage and get acquainted with indigenous culture as you visit the Alaska Native Heritage Center. Travelers will enjoy fishing, skiing, hiking, and kayaking for entertainment. Take a helicopter tour with glacier landing or experience the beauty of the Northern Lights. You can even go to Matanuska and walk on the glacier. Read on below to learn about the top ski resorts near Anchorage, Alaska.

1. Alyeska Resort (from USD 229)

Overlooking the Chugach Mountains, this luxury ski resort in Girdwood is perfect for a romantic getaway. The resort features a spa and a gamut of dining options. The scenic views and top-notch ski trails make the resort popular with travelers. The property provides ski lessons for a fee and lets guests hire ski equipment on-site. Guests can go glacier hiking, dog sledding, and white water rafting for fun. Only 64 km (39.8 mi) from Anchorage, this resort has a tramway that offers spectacular aerial views of the area.


Alyeska Resort

Wifi Available

Address: 1000 Arlberg Avenue P.O. Box 249
Accommodates: 5

Parking Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-hour front desk Sauna Fitness centre

Other accommodations with access to ski slopes near Anchorage

2. Pleasant studio condo with spectacular views (from USD 125)

Unwind at this gorgeous one-bed studio condo that offers incredible mountain views. The slopes of Alyeska Resort are easily accessible so you can happily glide through the snow on your ski-cation. Plenty of eating options are nearby and you can enjoy a delicious breakfast at Bake Shop. The ski lifts are close by and if you’re visiting in summer, do take the tram.

You can go hiking and explore the Chugach National Forest. Use the kitchen for preparing delicious meals and relax out on the home’s deck with a cup of cocoa.

Ski-in/ski-out condo with amazing mountain views - near shopping & dining
Girdwood, AK, US
38 reviews
studio 2 Guests 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2
Minimum Nights: 1
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 30 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the fan did not remove bathroom odor or humidity after showering

the room looks like the photo
the bathroom sink cold water streamed out bleaker like half the diameter of an average pencil diameter
the bedroom corner above the bed had two nice sized cob web's
the bed is comfortable and the kitchen large for the size of the condo
Cleanliness:
it was clean and comfortable
the place was clean
i thought for the price that it should at least be clean
Host:
staff were accommodating and friendly
Location:
the location was nice
great location true ski in/out
beautiful location with lots of restaurant options nearby
loved closeness to jack sprat a great place for dinner and close to other restaurants as well
we loved this room and this whole place
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3. Riloga House (from USD 135)

This spacious two-bedroom condo is adjacent to Bear Club Quad lift and is at Mount Alyeska’s base. The airy condo is tastefully decorated and gives out a vintage vibe. Guests can unwind on the front deck and play ping pong and pool in the building’s community room. Guests also get access to the sauna. A 35-minute drive from Anchorage, this area has glaciers and streams. A short walk gets you to the hiking trails, bakery, and chairlifts.

Guests get access to 1400 acres (566 hectares) of skiing area and explore 73 named trails.

Two Bedroom Ski-in-Ski-out Condo at the base of Alyeska Ski Resort
116 reviews  Wifi Available
condo 5 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 5
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 30 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
we enjoy the fully stocked kitchen bathroom and family games
Cleanliness:
property was clean comfortable beds and nicely decorated
the condo was clean roomy comfortable and homey
we loved the condo clean nice layout perfect for active teens
very clean and much bigger than i thought originally
unit was accurately described was clean and convenient for the area and was reasonably priced for the area
Host:
chris was a great host
chris was superb attentive very kind and accommodating
chris was thoughtful & helpful when we needed something
Location:
perfect location for our weekend getaway
loved the location and the place was very nice
location was perfect for easy access to the mountain bake shop jack sprats and more
great location and the unit was very comfortable for the four of us
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4. Cozy condo for four (from USD 61)

This cozy ski-in/ski-out studio sleeps four guests comfortably and is on the fourth floor. The rental has creatively utilized the small space and touches such as the elevated platform bed add to the charm. Guests get access to a kitchenette with a stove and minifridge. The balcony is perfect for enjoying a cup of cocoa as you gaze at the mountains.

You can easily walk to Chair 3 at Alyeska Ski Resort from here. Popular hiking trails such as Crow Pass and Winner Creek are nearby.

Snug ski-in/ski-out condo with WiFi - right next door to the slopes
Girdwood, AK, US
30 reviews
studio 4 Guests 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4
Minimum Nights: 1
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 30 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Cleanliness:
clean close and well equipped
clean simple studio with everything we needed for a quick getaway
awesome location super clean and cozy even with three kids
Location:
fantastic location just a short walk to the slopes and restaurants
the location was great ski in ski out
we loved the place its neat well equipped and very close to the ski slopes
overall this properly was advertised as such a good reasonably priced place particularly for location
cute little place very small but we didn't need more
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5. Mountain View Guest House (from USD 650)

Suitable for large groups, this spacious home in Girdwood drips luxury. It has granite stone floors and vaulted ceilings. The heated flooring ensures you’re snug and the huge windows allow in plenty of natural light. Enjoy breakfast on the dining table or curl up by the fireplace. The master bedroom features a bathroom with a hot tub where guests can unwind.

The centrally located home offers spectacular views of Mt. Alyeska. Guests can go cross country, downhill, or helicopter skiing. Have fun picking blueberries as you go hiking and exploring the area.

Mountain luxury; 3200 sq ft home with view, pool table and close to skiing!
Girdwood, AK, US
11 Guests 4 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

6. Charming ski condo with sauna (from USD 119)

Located at the base of Mt. Alyeska, this charming ski condo sleeps four guests easily. The studio has a queen bed and a futon where you can sleep. You can cook meals in the equipped kitchen and grab a cuppa on the go from the coffee maker. Curl up on the pull-out couch and watch TV if you wish to stay in.

The community sauna is open to guests and you can head here to relax. A 30-second walk will get you to the Glacier Valley transit system. Alyeska Ski Resort is less than a mile away.

Cozy Ski Condo at Base of Mt. Alyeska
13 reviews  Wifi Available
condo 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 30 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
i cannot say enough things about this place cozy clean and stocked with kitchen amenities for the independent traveler
the owner even brought a box fan to help with the unseasonable heat
the kitchen was well stocked and the bed was comfortable
Cleanliness:
cute condo very clean perfect for our weekend stay
place was spotless and had everything you could think of to make your stay comfortable
Host:
owner is easy to contact and helpful
the owner was very communicative and everything was as promised and in order
john is very nice and was very helpful
detailed instructions and great communication from the owner
Location:
great location close to all
the location was beautiful - right at the base of the mountain
nearby location to eat easy access to alyeska and town
if you are a skier/snow boarder or biker it's a perfect location for access to the mountain
this was a great place in a prime location
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7. Stunning spacious home with hot tub (from USD 748)

Relax in your private hot tub as you gaze at the mountains when you stay at this gorgeous four-bedroom home, just two blocks from Alyeska Ski Resort. The spacious rental sleeps 10 guests and also provides a rollaway cot for those with toddlers. The kitchen has a massive island and cookware to make mealtimes a breeze.

The upscale home has a games room where guests can play darts, air hockey, and more. Ample parking space is available for those bringing their own vehicles. Guests can go kayaking, mountain biking, and snowboarding. There are opportunities for heli-skiing and downhill skiing as well.

Custom Girdwood Home 2 Blocks from Alyeska Resort!
17 reviews
House 10 Guests 4 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 10
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 14 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
we loved this house because of the many rooms to fit us all
the beds were also very comfortable
very clean great views hot tub was great rooms were awesome
Host:
owner was super responsive and accommodating
Location:
great location near hotel and restaurants
easy access to walk to stores/restaurants too
great property and location to experience a taste of alaska
excellent for children close to great hiking and a gateway to exploring a very beautiful part of alaska
location was great and the administrators were very helpful and friendly
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8. Modern condo with mountain-view patio (from USD 158)

This quaint ground-floor two-bedroom rental in the Snow Raven complex is kitted with modern amenities and is ideal for five people. The patio offers spectacular views of the mountains and guests can enjoy a barbecue here. Warm up by the gas fireplace as you lounge in the living room with a book from the shelf or whip up a snack in the well-equipped kitchen.

You can bring your furry pal along for an additional fee. Plenty of dining spots like Chair 5 and Silvertip Grill are nearby. You can enjoy heli-skiing or downhill skiing at Alyeska Ski Resort, which is less than a mile away.

Modern Girdwood Condo w/ Patio - 1 Mi to Alyeska!
12 reviews
condo 5 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 5
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 14 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
nice tv and sound system
Cleanliness:
comfortable condo nice beds clean bathrooms rugs and surface areas
Host:
the hosts were easy to communicate with
owner was great to deal with
thanks very much to the host for having us
we had a great time and this place was very accommodating
Location:
great location love the indoor parking space easy access to this first floor condo
charming comfortable great location pet friendly
bryan’s condo is in a great spot in girdwood within walking distance to lots of good food & fun
we love the location town and amenities
great family time in a wonderful home with everything we needed and a grocery store within walking distance
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9. Gorgeous ski chalet near Alyeska Ski Resort (from USD 245)

This two-bedroom ski chalet is ideal for four guests. Wake up to the mountain and forest views and sip on hot coffee while enjoying the scenery. The kitchen is kitted with appliances, in case guests get bored of eating out at nearby restaurants such as Jack Sprat and Double Musky. You can cozy up by the fireplace after a long day of hiking or mountain biking. The hot tub is the perfect spot to unwind.

Alyeska Ski Resort is 0.8 km (0.5 mi) uphill from here and guests get access to a cross-country ski trail. Plan a day trip to the recreation-packed town of Whittier which is 40.2 km (25 mi) away.

Beautiful Girdwood Ski Chalet
67 reviews  Wifi Available
chalet 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 4
Minimum Nights: 7
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 14 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
inside was very comfortable the couch was great and it was luxurious amount of space for two people
Cleanliness:
cabin was very clean and cozy
beautiful comfy clean place that we didn't want to leave
it is clean and has everything we needed for our staying
clean comfortable and great location
Host:
mike was very responsive for questions ahead of time
loved it mike was super nice and communicative throughout our stay
Location:
this properties is cute and in a very nice location
i recommend this location and host
great place and really happy to find a pet friendly location will definitely come back
super clean has everything you need and is in a great location to a lot of activities
great place to stay very comfortable
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10. Gorgeous condo with rooftop patio (from USD 217)

This cozy two-bedroom condo is spread over two levels with a spiral staircase leading up to the bedrooms. The kitchen features granite counters and cooking essentials. Guests can enjoy views of Chugach Mountains from the rooftop patio. The living area has a gas fireplace where you can warm up. You can go hiking, mountain biking, and skiing to experience Southern Alaska from this convenient slopeside abode. Guests can easily walk down to popular hotspots.

Girdwood Slopeside Condo with Roof Top Patio!
Anchorage, AK, US
5 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Soak up the magic of Southern Alaska

Enjoy a skiing vacation with family near Anchorage as you explore scenic Southern Alaska and experience its magic. Go skiing, mountain biking, and hiking and rest at one of these ski resorts to make the most of your vacation.

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Anupama Passary has written for several online publications and loves all things tech and travel related. She is a self-confessed chocoholic, stargazer and dreamer who loves to pen down poems.

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