What to do in Girdwood, AK

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Girdwood Attractions

There's something rather endearing about smaller cities. Whether you're going to Girdwood for a weekend escape or you're staying a bit longer, you'll soon fall in love with this destination. In fact, with so many wonderful things to do and interesting sights to take in, you might never want to leave!

If you're ready to explore Girdwood, join a few of the top tours & day trips on offer, and have a local expert show you some of the most popular attractions. Offering free cancellations and no added fees, our top {33 fun activities in Girdwood fun activities in Girdwood} are also worth looking into.

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Most fun & popular experiences in Girdwood

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What to do in Girdwood

Free Things to Do in Girdwood

Taking a break in Girdwood on a budget? The following can be seen for zip.

Girdwood Center for Visual Arts - This is a terrific place to get your culture fix and discover the buzzing local arts scene.

Girdwood Park - You can't top this place if you want to loosen up and just have fun.

Girdwood Town Square - Stay a while in this popular place and experience life as a local.

Girdwood Park - Recharge your body, mind and soul by spending a bit of time in nature.

Things to Do in Girdwood with Kids

If you want to make new family memories in Girdwood, we have some suggestions. Gather up the troops and treat them to these fun-filled family friendly experiences:


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Frequently asked questions

What to do in Girdwood on a sunny day?
You won’t want to be sitting in the hotel when you could be outdoors having fun on a Helicopter Flight & Glacier Dog Sledding Tour.
What is Girdwood famous for?
Alyeska Ski Resort lives up to its reputation as an iconic sight that you shouldn’t miss.
What can you do in Girdwood for free?
Experience more of Girdwood without endlessly reaching for your credit card with these fabulous free things to do:

  • Girdwood Park
  • Girdwood Town Square
  • Girdwood Center for Visual Arts

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