Are you looking for restaurants and lodging near the Matanuska Glacier?
After your unguided glacier tour with Matanuska Glacier Adventures, extend your visit to Glacier View, Alaska, and stay at a rustic and beautiful roadside lodge or private Airbnb cabin in the area. Check out our post on Things to do near the Matanuska Glacier and make it a fun and exciting Alaska day trip for the whole family!
Please contact lodges directly for information regarding vacancy and availability.
Homestead Guest Cabins
Welcome to the world of stunning views! Located just two hours from Anchorage and down the road from the Matanuska Glacier, Homestead Cabins is an ideal place to spend a few days in solitude. The three charming and cozy cabins are handcrafted by the owner, nestled in a peaceful, quiet valley off the highway, and surrounded by spruce and aspen forest, as well as an abundance of wildflowers. If you’re lucky, a wandering moose may stroll by! Visit the website or call to book your stay. Open year-round.
The Matanuska Lodge is a stunning boutique lodge surrounded by rugged Alaskan wilderness and the comfort of a 5-star resort. After your glacier trek, unwind with breathtaking views and a relaxing dip in the hot tub. Call or visit the website to book this year-round retreat.
Long Rifle Lodge
After your glacier tour, head up the hill and take a load off with a piece of pie and a stunning view of the glacier from the lodge’s dining room. Enjoy the menagerie of animals that decorate the interior, and extend your stay further by renting a room. This one-stop-shop is a great way to start or end your trip to the Matanuska Glacier. Open year-round.
Sheep Mountain Lodge
For over 77 years, Sheep Mountain has hosted travelers from across Alaska and around the world. Guests can enjoy spectacular mountain views, a plethora of outdoor recreational activities, modern hand-crafted cabins, delicious home-cooked meals, and old-fashioned Alaskan hospitality. Lodging is available year-round but cafe availability will change seasonally. Call or visit the website to book your stay.
Glacier’s Edge Airbnb
Open year-round, Glacier’s Edge is quite literally as close as you can get to the glacier without actually walking on it. Enjoy the up close and personal experience of sharing your morning coffee with a companion who’s seen the world change for the past 2.6 million years! Book through Airbnb. Different seasons will provide different accommodations.
Contact through www.airbnb.com/glaciersedge
Bear Den Cabins
Nestled in the quiet community of Glacier View located a short drive down the road from the Matanuska Glacier, Bear Den cabins have all the stunning views and privacy you’ve been looking for in your Alaskan adventure. The easiest way to book your cozy cabin is through Airbnb, but you can also call the number listed below if you have further questions. Open year-round.
Phone: (907) 841-4521
Website: The easiest way to book is through Airbnb
Grand View Cafe & RV Park
Grand View provides full-service RV sites, tent sites, laundry, showers, and cable television. Nestled right between the Chugach and Talkeetna mountain ranges, it is a perfect spot to camp for the evening while enjoying spectacular views of the valley. Start your day right with a hot breakfast from the cafe, and don’t forget to grab a latte or mocha from the espresso bar before hitting the road. Call or visit the website to make reservations. Open May-September.