One of the most popular tourist attractions in Alaska, Portage Glacier is an extraordinary natural marvel. Located about an hour from Anchorage, the drive to the glacier is an attraction itself, with a constant stream of breathtaking views. Watch out for fractures of ice breaking off the glacier as you stand about 300 yards from a relic of the Ice Age. This captivating site is also ideal for viewing wildlife while cruising. An Anchorage hotel suited for those in search of accommodation in the region is Millennium Alaskan Hotel Anchorage. An ideal base to set out on sightseeing tours, this downtown Anchorage hotel ensures a memorable stay for the whole family.