* '''Turnagain Arm''' This section of ocean water near Girdwood is home to the second largest tides in North America and one of the few bore tides [http://www.history.noaa.gov/stories_tales/maherala8.html] in the world, an occurrence where due to the length of the arm and the height of the tides the come in as a wave.
* '''Alyeska Mountain'''
The primary place to stay in Girdwood is the '''Alyeska Resort Hotel''', expected to undergo a large remodel in May and June of this year (2007) it features hundreds of rooms and no less than six restaurants. [http://www.alyeskaresort.com/page.asp?intNodeID=10807] Despite its mega resort billing though rates a very affordable especially when compared with major resorts in the lower 48.
Another fine choice is '''Alyeska Accommodations''', with Girdwood's largest inventory of nightly vacation rentals. They have lodging options for every budget. Offering rooms, B&B, Romantic cabins with private hot tubs, Slope side condos and Luxury Mt.homes and Chalets for
*'''Girdwood Good Night B&B''' - Stowe Drive Luxurious comfort, privacy, and 750 sq.ft. of light-filled, modern living space await you! Enjoy mountain views, numerous amenities, and a full hot breakfast. Sleeps up to 4. Non-smoking. Phone: 907.783.3193
*'''Hidden Creek Bed and Breakfast''' - Nestled in the woods high atop Vail Drive, Hidden Creek Bed & Breakfast offers a place to surround yourself with nature, while soaking up the luxurious comforts of this beautiful craftsman home. This top-end B&B is located in Girdwood, Alaska. Phone: 907.783.5557
'''Crow Creek B&B''' offers a quaint suite on a home with awesome Glacier Views from your private outdoor Hot Tub. All with a queen bed, private bath, TV/Cable/DVD, wireless internet, kitchenette and did I mention the views? Wild Alaskan smoked salmon with bagels and fresh fruits are served continental. http:/www.alyeskaaccommodations.com Phone: 907.783.2000