Home to the country’s highest glacier concentration, Alaska gives visitors a chance to marvel at these awe-inspiring natural ice monoliths. Those visiting Anchorage will find several areas where one can view some of the state’s most famous glaciers such as the Portage Glacier which is one of Alaska’s most popular attractions. Located in the Chugach National Forest, this spectacular glacier and the Begich, Boggs Visitor Center are only around 50 miles from Anchorage. Other Alaska glaciers near Anchorage include the Byron, Matanuska, Twentymile and Explorer glaciers. Those in search of Anchorage hotel accommodation that is suitable for both business and leisure trips can stay at Millennium Alaskan Hotel Anchorage. This well placed hotel in Anchorage also makes an ideal base from which to explore the area and its attractions.