Here are some great things to do in Southcentral Alaska in the winter.

  • Heliski in the mountains surrounding Valdez
  • Downhill ski and snowboard at Alyeska Ski Resort, Alpenglow or Hilltop Ski Area near Anchorage
  • Play snowshoe softball or go ice bowling at Anchorage's Fur Rendezvous Festival
  • Fish for winter King Salmon in Homer
  • Ice climb the frozen waterfalls along Turnagain Arm near Anchorage
  • Take the Grandview Ski Train from Anchorage to Grand View twice a year on the Alaska Railroad for backcountry cross-country and telemark skiing
  • Visit the Alaska SeaLife Center

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