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Portage Glacier Road, and the Tunnel to Whittier
A very pretty corner of Alaska can only be accessed in a unique way. If you want to go to the town of Whittier, you will need to detour off the Seward Highway, through the beautiful glacier-carved Bear Valley, and then through a one-lane tunnel that serves cars and trains. And if that’s not enough, you’ll also find a helpful visitor center, and a cruise line that takes you up-close to a very big chunk of ice. Portage Glacier Road is located south of Anchorage, Alaska, at the end of Turnagain Arm (just before the Seward Highway curves onto the Kenai …