Kennicott Glacier Lodge, Kennicott, Alaska
Overlooking 25 miles of glacier and surrounded by 14 mountain peaks, Kennicott Glacier Lodge has quite magnificent neighbors. Rooming with only nature, families can get to know this rarely visited portion of Alaskan wilderness. Extreme nearby adventures include glacier hiking, ice climbing, zip-lining and river rafting. Adding a historical twist to this outdoorsy vacation, families can also tour the historic ghost- town of Kennicott. Rooms are cozy, with basic amenities, and often decorated with mining artifacts and photos. Family-style dining is offered in the Main Lodge, providing an easy way to do a family breakfast, lunch or dinner. In short, Kennicott Glacier Lodge is a great place to take a break, gain strength and take on the outdoor adventure that awaits just steps from the bedroom.