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High point (literally)

We drove the Glenn Highway on an Alaskan road trip and I would say it was my favourite stretch of... read more

Reviewed August 13, 2018
Nan K
Scotland, United Kingdom
Nice Scenic Drive

We drove the Glenn Highway east from Anchorage to Glenallen. The first half of this stretch is... read more

Reviewed July 16, 2017
New York City, New York
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13 Aug 2018
“High point (literally)”
16 Jul 2017
“Nice Scenic Drive”
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Reviewed August 13, 2018

We drove the Glenn Highway on an Alaskan road trip and I would say it was my favourite stretch of Highway. We took,a picnic and stopped at the Matanuska Glacier which was awesome.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Nan K
Reviewed July 16, 2017

We drove the Glenn Highway east from Anchorage to Glenallen. The first half of this stretch is more scenic with many snow-capped mountains. Make sure to stop at the Matanuska Glacier Recreational Site at mile 101 to catch some nice views; it also makes a...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank huia
Reviewed March 6, 2017

My wife and I travelled along the Glenn Highway on our escorted ‘Natural Wonders of Alaska’ tour with Titan Travel. We travelled the 179 miles by motor coach from The Lakefront Anchorage Hotel on the shores of Lake Hood near Anchorage to Glenallen and the...More

Date of experience: May 2016
3  Thank Rhys J
Reviewed November 10, 2016

We last drove this 17 years ago when it was an isolated wilderness. Rather disappointed that now there are bits of development all the way through including restaurants - before there was only the sheep mountain lodge. However the scenery before and after sheep mountain...More

Date of experience: July 2016
1  Thank merionvw
Reviewed October 29, 2016 via mobile

I drove the Glenn Highway in Alaska on September 7, 2016. The drive is one of the most beautiful drives I have ever taken. The fall colors were amazing and made the mountains creeks, rivers and glaciers even more stunning. I highly recommend that you...More

Date of experience: September 2016
1  Thank JCAMHNC
Reviewed August 17, 2016

We drove the Glenn Highway from Glennallen to Anchorage. The eastern part was not very interesting; there were mountains in the distance but they were hard to see because it was a cloudy day. The view became more scenic around Mendeltna and Nelchina where we...More

Date of experience: July 2016
2  Thank CrankingChick
Reviewed June 5, 2016

My apologies to the some of the reviewers below but after driving the Glenn highway last week I completely disagree with the negative comments. My guess is they live in a major city and have never driven on a 2 lane hwy before. We almost...More

Date of experience: June 2016
3  Thank mhulkman
Reviewed March 27, 2016

I had seen photos, heard good things, read reviews, so when in Rome . . . . We took the drive from Anchorage to Glennallen and back. What I will say is that there are places that are beautiful. However, the very narrow two lane...More

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank Ginger B
Reviewed September 15, 2015

We drove from Valdez to Anchorage in early September and the leaves were near fall peak in this area. An explosion of yellow color with an occasional sprinkle of red/orange awaited us. It was truly spectacular. We even changed drivers and backtracked through the Matanuska...More

Date of experience: September 2015
1  Thank fore4me
Reviewed August 12, 2015

the Glenn Highway runs from Wasilla to Glennellen and is vey scenic. Be sure to stop at Matanuska State Park. there is a nice scenic walk that overlooks the Glacier. there are viewing platforms.!

Date of experience: July 2015
2  Thank shulamit657
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Kathy K
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Response from Rhys J | Reviewed this property |
Hi Kathy K and it's the George Parks Highway that connects Anchorage and Denali. The Glenn Highway heads east from Anchorage to Glenallen where it connects with the Richardson Highway north to Fairbanks and south to Valdez... More