Perched upon the Sugarloaf Mountain, the Grande Denali Lodge is a unique wedding destination in the wilds of Alaska’s Denali National Park. Secluded in nature, the lodge offers a luxurious vantage point from which to gaze upon panoramic views of the surrounding mountain range. Couples can exchange vows in a ceremony like no other, with the limitless bounds of Alaska as their witness.
Facilities and Capacity
The Grande Denali Lodge provides a cozy retreat from the crisp mountain air outside its doors. Its aesthetic is classic and comfy, combining a warm wooden finish with rough stonework and roaring fireplaces throughout. The décor pays homage to the Alaska Native heritage of the lodge’s owners. The venue’s meeting room comprises a setting for an intimate wedding celebration, with views out over the Nenana River canyon. The property’s guest rooms are spacious and modern, featuring climate control and cable television. Cabins, in turn, allow for loved ones to relax in their own private mountain get-away There is parking available on site.
Wedding guests can spend the days surrounding the ceremony by taking part in a number of activities, which the property’s staff is happy to help organize. There are frequent bus tours of the park, ample hiking trails, and even the opportunity to try dog sledding over the nearby peaks. Those who prefer to remain closer to home may be tempted by a round of golf in the Alaskan sun, or a calm bike ride through serene mountain paths.
The Grande Denali Lodge offers couples a true taste of Alaska, with a focus on seasonal produce from the surrounding wilderness. Such epicurean delights are complemented by the property’s extensive bar menu, featuring local microbrews and signature cocktails. The venue’s cafe offers locally roasted coffee and delicious pastries throughout the day.
The true crowning glory of the Grande Denali Lodge is its location, amongst some of the nation’s most pristine and beautiful natural sights. From climbing North America’s highest peak to trekking across vast glaciers, there are ample adventures to be had. Despite its resplendent isolation, the location is accessible from both Anchorage and Fairbanks by train, car, and coach.