Alyeska, Alaska

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Alyeska, Alaska

Alyeska, Alaska

On October 18, 1867, also known as Alaska Day, the Russians formally handed over Alaska. On January 3, 1959, Alaska officially entered the Union as the 49th state.

- The Hotel Alyeska (Packages)- Winter Getaway- Ski and Stay Special- Ski Free Midweek- Spas- Dinner and Entertainment

More Interesting Facts- Good Friday, March 27, 1964 at 5:36 pm the most powerful recorded earthquake in North America - In 1985 the world record king salmon was caught in the Kenai River. This monster fish weighed in at 97 pounds.- Important means of transportation in Alaska are by air and water since Alaska highways access only about one third of the state.- Girdwood is the home of Alaska's former senior U.S. Senator Ted Stevens.

Links For More Information- http://www.alyeskaresort.com/hotel-specials-packages.aspx (Lodging Information)- http://www.alyeskaresort.com/calendar.aspx (Activites Calender)- http://www.alyeskaresort.com/resort/fun-facts-faq.aspx (History/ Interesting Facts)

- Receives consistent amount of snow each week- Temperatures range from high 20's to high 30's- Consistent 50% chance of snow or more- No strong winds

Alyeska Resort broke its previous record for the most snowfall in a month when 283 inches of snow (almost 24 feet!) fell in December 1998. During Christmas week Alyeska received 100 inches of snow in a seven day period.

- Free live performances (December 20, 26, 27)- Holiday night skiing (December 24 - 31)- Dress as Santa and ski free (December 24)- Santa comes to ski resort (December 23)- Trivia Night (December 23 and 30)- New Year's Eve Torchlight Parade and Fireworks (December 31)

Weather

History

Interesting Facts

Lodging

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Some Traditional Alyeska Music

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Activites


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