Girdwood Things To Do

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Girdwood Things To Do

If you’re planning a trip to Girdwood or have friends and family visiting, check out our suggested activities below. Also make sure you check out our planning tools!

Girdwood Things To Do By Season

Winter is an enchanting time to explore Girdwood and play in the snow. Spring brings color and light, especially as we grow closer to the summer solstice. Summer tends to be Girdwood’s busiest season for tourism as people flock into town for flight seeing tours, glacier adventures, biking and more. Fall is perfect for those looking to avoid crowds or to fish for rainbow trout.

Day Trips Out of Girdwood

Girdwood is the perfect “one-stop-shop,” year-round destination. Spend multiple nights in Girdwood as you experience a variety of day adventures. You can easily pull off a day trip from Girdwood to Anchroage, Seward, or Cooper Landing. Check out our lodging options here.

Nightlife in Girdwood

Pull up a stool and experience Girdwood’s small-town charm at one of the local bars. Listen to live music year round at a variety of venues throughout town, including Chair 5, The Hightower Pub, and the Sitzmark.

Flight Seeing in Girdwood

Alpine Air is Girdwood’s local flight seeing tour company that offers daily, year-round flightseeing tours and a free shuttle from anywhere in Girdwood. In the summer, enjoy a scenic flight to Punch Bowl Glacier where you’ll get to go on an unforgettable dog sled adventure!

Fishing Opportunities Close to Girdwood

For those planning an Alaska fishing trip, check out our article about fishing out of Girdwood. If you’re looking to catch halibut, salmon, cod or rock fish, head to Whittier or Seward. If river fishing is more your thing, check out the outfitters in Cooper Landing.